Also speaking: Rep Larry Larranaga will discuss HB 482, Reduce Some Unemployment Benefits, one of the most important business bills introduced this session; and Rep Dennis Roch will discuss Right to Work – what happened and future plans. Carla Sonntag, NMBC President, will finally break her silence on some items of interest from the session as well.
Confirmed attendees of the BASH on Thursday: Senators Mark Moores and Mary Kay Papen, Representatives Jim Dines, Jimmie Hall, Larry Larranga, Bill Rehm and Dennis Roch, Bernalillo County Commissioners Wayne Johnson and Lonnie Talbert, Sandoval County Commissioner and Deputy Cabinet Secretary for NM Higher Education Glenn Walters, Village of Tijeras Councilors David Wilson and Maxine Wilson, State Fair Commissioner Larry Kennedy and Former State Representative and Albuquerque City Councilor Janice Arnold-Jones.
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Business the Way it Was Meant to Be: When free enterprise is allowed to operate with minimal government intervention it usually leads to job growth and wealth creation. Recent headlines are great examples of free enterprise working the way it was designed:
Gap Inc. Gap made an across the board wage hike last year. “Our decision to invest in front-line employees will directly support our business, and is one that we expect to deliver a return many times over,” Chief Executive Glenn Murphy wrote to Gap Inc. employees. Read more here.
McDonald’s raised wages for workers in company owned stores. Read more HERE.
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