Thursday, 01 June 2017 22:27

Good Corporate Neighbors and ‘Where’s the Beef?’

ExxonMobil shows what it means to be a good corporate neighbor, going above and beyond to support New Mexico's higher education. In a generous move, ExxonMobil and their employees have donated almost $200,000 to higher education institutions in New Mexico. Education is one of the most important tools we can use in creating a better state for all our citizens. Thank you ExxonMobil for standing with New Mexico! You can read more about this generous donation here.

Remember the commercial about ‘Where’s the beef?’ Well, Roswell Business Leaders can answer that question and see the benefits of a Beef Packing Plant in Chaves County. A new beef packing plant will contribute $336 million to the local economy during the next 10 years, according to the head of the local economic development group. This project is expected to create positive wage and benefit growth as well as cost-savings to the local dairies or beef producers. Read more here.

In Albuquerque, the battle for a Sick Leave Ordinance marches on. The truth is, the proposed City of Albuquerque ordinance is dangerously deceptive. Unless it can be stopped by court order, this ordinance will go before voters who will vote on something that sounds good for the community but is merely a smoke screen for more dangerous and hurtful rules. NMBC is fighting this ordinance and many business owners are rightfully outraged at what is in the proposed ordinance. Read more about this ordinance, and what one job provider has to say here.

NMBC is co-sponsoring an event with Rio Grande Foundation featuring author and legal reformer William Perry Pendley. The event will be on June 12 over the lunch hour – discounted, early-bird tickets are available now. More information and tickets HERE.

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