NMBC worked hard to prevent this

The Legislative Finance Committee on Tuesday reported that the State of New Mexico overpaid unemployment benefits by $250 million. The state has seen unprecedented unemployment claims during the pandemic. The…


DWFS Reinstates Work Search Requirements

Over the weekend the Department of Workforce Solutions (DWFS) announced via it's website that the work search requirement for unemployment benefits would be reinstated immediately.  This means that for the…

Read more about the article State Legislators push back on Gov’s UI veto
em070920f/a/Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham shows her face mask with "Governor" and St. Michael's High School emblem on it. This was before giving her weekly update on the COVID-19 outbreak in New Mexico and the state effort to control it. The news conference is being held at the Roundhouse in Santa Fe, Thursday July 9, 2020. (Eddie Moore/Albuquerque Journal)

State Legislators push back on Gov’s UI veto

New Mexico's lawmakers are pushing back on the Governor's decision to veto the use of federal aid  intended to replenish the unemployment insurance (UI) fund. Before approving the state budget…