Tuesday, 24 June 2014 14:38

Economy Down & Heroes Up!

Bad News for New Mexico: In a recent Op-Ed by Representative Jimmie Hall, he discussed the state of New Mexico's economic rankings, which are dim in almost all areas. The decline in jobs, for example, from April 2013 to April 2014 was 4,400 jobs. Likewise, from 2008 to 2013, 15 counties lost population and the increase in New Mexican personal income ranked 48th in the country.

The list of bad news goes on, so the big question is: How can we improve New Mexico? The answer: “NM needs to elect more pro-business officials who are willing to work for the good of the state and not just follow a specific party agenda.” Here is a great example of the leadership New Mexico needs in an Op-Ed by Bernalillo County Commissioner Wayne Johnson.

Speaking of leadership: Join us on August 7th for a luncheon at the Albuquerque Country Club as the New Mexico Business Coalition (NMBC) and Co-Host, New Mexico Cattle Growers’ Association celebrate some NMBC Heroes. The 2014 NMBC Hero of the Year, Lt. Governor John Sanchez and other NM Heroes will be honored.

The keynote speaker for this event is Mark Meckler, President and Founder of Citizens for Self-Governance. Mark loves to ‘tell it like it is’ and promises to provide some great commentary on local and national issues important to every one of us!

Purchase your ticket today for the August 7 Heroes Luncheon at Early-Bird pricing.

Thank you to our Heroes Luncheon Sponsors: "Governor's Circle" Corporate Sponsor, Highway Supply, LLC "Congressional" Corporate Sponsor, New Mexico Restaurant Association YOUR BUSINESS COULD BE FEATURED HERE! Contact the NMBC for sponsorship opportunities or to purchase a table.

Don't miss your chance to purchase a Raffle ticket! First prize winner will receive their choice of a custom built Blackbriar .50 caliber or .556 rifle; second prize winner will receive a 7 day trip to any U.S. Wyndam or RCI resort! Purchase tickets here. The 2014 NMBC drawing will take place at the Heroes Luncheon on 8/7/14.

Become a member of this great association and join our effort to make New Mexico a prosperous place for businesses and individuals. CLICK HERE to get more information.

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