Tuesday, 17 June 2014 14:43

Progressive Tax Moves – Where are the Heroes?

Las Cruces Minimum Wage Raised: After a decision by the Las Cruces City Council, the minimum wage in Las Cruces will rise to $8.50/hr in 2015. This will hurt many, but activist groups are fighting for more. Proposed minimum wage raises of up to $10.10/hr are on the table.

Read an Op-Ed from NMBC member and CEO of the NM Restaurant Association, Carol Wight, here.

Tax Increases All Around: Bernalillo County Open Space Tax Decision Goes to Voters: The Bernalillo County Commission has approved an Open Space Tax Increase to be included on the November ballot. Read more about the decision HERE.

Santa Fe Tax Increase: Santa Fe City Councilor Peter Ives has proposed raising property taxes to generate funds for services and projects on newly acquired land. Read more HERE.

Albuquerque Tax Increase: Albuquerque City Councilor Klarissa Pena has proposed a one-eighth cent gross-receipts tax increase that would pay for mental health services around the city. Read more HERE.

Where are the Heroes? Join us as we honor the 2014 NMBC Heroes: Tickets are available for the 2014 NMBC Heroes Luncheon on August 7, 2014 at the Albuquerque Country Club featuring keynote speaker Mark Meckler, President and Founder of Citizens for Self-Governance as he discusses "Where Are the Heroes in Modern Day America?"

The 2014 Heroes Luncheon is co-hosted by New Mexico Cattle Growers' Association and sponsorships are available! YOUR BUSINESS COULD BE FEATURED HERE! Contact the NMBC for sponsorship opportunities or to purchase a table.

Are You a Winner? The 2014 NMBC drawing will take place at the Heroes Luncheon on 8/7/14. 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.

HERO Nominations: Is there someone you believe deserves the title of "NMBC Hero"? Nomination categories include: 1) Elected Officials; 2) Appointed Officials; 3) Business Leaders; 4) Community Leaders; and 5) Youth. Please reply to this email or contact NMBC HERE and tell us why your nominee deserves the title of NMBC HERO. For more information on category definitions, look here.

The NMBC at (505) 836-4223 or nmbiz@nmbizcoalition.org welcomes comments and feedback.

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