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Details can be weighty when renting commercial space

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Renting a commercial space is a move many entrepreneurs postpone as long as they can, because it’s one of the biggest expenses and most consequential commitments a startup or young company faces.

A commercial lease binds landlord and tenant to a variety of promises. A well-executed lease can benefit both parties, but a...

Immigrant Youth and Allies To March On National Day of Action

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ALBUQUERQUE – Immigrant youth from all across the state, together with hundreds of community members, people of faith and labor advocates, will rally and march beginning at the corner of MLK Jr. Ave. and University Blvd. on a national day of action to prevent deportations by preserving the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program which currently protects three quarters of a million young immigrants and provides stability for their families, and winning local policy changes at the state and city level as well as creating sanctuary spaces in churches and schools to protect immigrants and refugees.

In nearly 50 cities across the country, immigrants and people of conscience of...

Dear members of the Plateau Sciences Society

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A happy New Year to all our members, and as we enter 2017, hopefully everyone is in good health and full of energy. Our December meeting/Christmas party was well attended and we had more than enough to eat. Special recognition was paid to long-time member Martha Zollinger, who, at 94, was just as spry as ever!

Our January meeting is scheduled for Sunday, January 15, at the Red Mesa Center, 105 W. Hill Street. The program will start at 2:30 p.m. and will take on a different format this month. We have scheduled a round table discussion focusing on our commitment to engage in the preservation of old Fort Wingate. All the members who took photos of the old buildings last October are...

Health Action New Mexico denounces first steps in Congress to repeal Affordable Care Act

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“A vote for the bill that repeals the Affordable Care Act is a vote to take insurance away from 30 million Americans and 266,000 New Mexicans.”

Albuquerque, NM, January 3, 2017 – Today, Health Action New Mexico denounced Congress’s first step in their plan to rush through a health care repeal bill that will take away health insurance from tens of millions of Americans and increase health care premiums for millions more. With the introduction of the budget resolution today repealing the Affordable Care Act, Republicans set in motion a process that would repeal the Affordable Care Act, all without so much as a suggestion of a real plan to replace it. In New Mexico alone, this...

Rural development grant program fosters job growth

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Nonprofit organizations and government agencies in rural communities have economic development funds at their fingertips through the Rural Business Development Grant program (RBDG) of the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. The program is designed to support job creation and economic development efforts of nonprofits and public entities, though small and emerging private businesses can access those funds for certain projects.

Eligible applicants include state and local governments, Indian tribes, nonprofits and public and private nonprofit higher education institutions in communities with 50,000 or fewer residents. Eligible projects include job training, feasibility studies, land development...

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