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NMBC Member Spotlight: Saltey Dogg Metal Fab

One of the key elements in a brighter future for New Mexico is great businesses that provide the jobs, products, and services that improve the quality of life for all New Mexicans.  NMBC is glad to profile some of those businesses

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“Bait and Switch” Decisions Hurt New Mexico

PRC decision could hurt New Mexico’s business reputation: A recent decision by the Public Regulation Commission (PRC) could leave Facebook on the hook to cover half the cost of an $85 million transmission line, a conclusion that Facebook says could affect the company’s long term operations in the state. 

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Californi-cation of NM: ABQ wants to ban straws & more

The Albuquerque City Council will be voting on a bill to prohibit single use plastic bags, plastic drinking straws, and Styrofoam takeout containers.  It is one of the most restrictive bans in the country. 
 
This ordinance is scheduled to be heard Monday, April 15, at 5 p.m. at Albuquerque City Hall.  

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True Statesmanship at the NMBC BASH

Did you miss the BASH? Last Thursday at the Marriott hotel in Albuquerque, NMBC members gathered to hear Senators John Arthur Smith and Stuart Ingle on stage together discussing the events of our last legislative session and thoughts on moving forward.

Last Thursday’s BASH (Business and Social Hour) event was a refreshing departure from the rough and tumble political climate of today, and an example of true statesmanship and friendly bipartisan comradery.  Both Senators  Smith and  Ingle were in true form at the BASH as they covered the events of our last legislative session and elaborated on the path forward for our state.

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A personal note from NMBC

New Mexico, on behalf of the New Mexico Business Coalition staff, we love you.  Why?  Even when it’s hard to stay engaged, when we put out a ‘Call to Action,’ NMBC followers always come through!

This year, we are celebrating 10 years of being in the mosh pit of politics striving for better policy and regulation so that we can all enjoy a better way of life. 

Even when it’s hard to stay engaged, NMBC followers always come through on Calls to Action! YOU are making the difference in very important issues and, together, we are experiencing victories when the opposition thinks they’ve got it in the bag.

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Union dues, allowable as a condition of employment, signed into law in NM

Governor Lujan Grisham has signed HB 85 Union Security Agreements, which eliminates Right to Work employee free-choice ordinances in 10 counties and the Village of Ruidoso.  This makes mandatory union dues as a condition of employment allowable in New Mexico.

NMBC’s position remains that this new law appears to violate the New Mexico state Constitution in three ways:

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