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New Mexico Delegation Recognizes Sandia National Laboratories Contributions To State Economy, Jobs

NM CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION News:

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) and Xochitl Torres Small (D-N.M.), commended findings from a 2019 economic-impact analysis released Wednesday, which found that Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) is responsible for creating 1,100 new jobs while contributing $509 million to New Mexico businesses and $96.6 million in state gross receipt tax revenue.

The Economic Impact Report also found that SNL contributes $784 million to small


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Udall Votes For US-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement

U.S. Sen. Tom Udall

U.S. SENATE News:

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Friday, U.S. Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.) voted to pass legislation to implement the new NAFTA, the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement.

He issued the following statement:

“I am glad that Democrats have included significant improvements for workers to the weaker agreement that was negotiated by the Trump administration, and I hope today’s vote will put President Trump’s chaotic and harmful trade policies behind us—at least when it comes to our southern border. New Mexico’s growing border economy is a bright spot for our state, and I believe


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Highlands University Media Arts & Technology Students Create Installation For La Posada Hotel In Arizona

 

HU students test a temporary ‘pop up’ installation at La Posada Hotel in Winslow, Ariz. Courtesy/Lily Padilla/HU

NMHU News:

LAS VEGAS, NM — Students at New Mexico Highlands University created a temporary projection installation for La Posada Hotel in Winslow, Ariz., that highlights the hotel’s rich railroad history.

During a weekend earlier this month, the Highlands University students in the Media Arts and Technology Department designed a montage of typography and maps, historical photos and modern animation, which they projected upon the façade of La Posada Hotel after dark.


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