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Heinrich introduces legislation to aid federal workers during government shutdown

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WASHINGTON, D.C. –U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich, D-N.M.,  introduced the Federal Employee Civil Relief Act that would protect federal workers and their families from foreclosures, evictions, and loan defaults during a government shutdown. The partial government shutdown, now in its third week, hurts more than 800,000...

Madame G guide to the stars WEEK OF JANUARY 14

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Enjoy a First Quarter moon Jan. 14 and embrace the transition — it’s going to be a bumpy ride. Change ain’t easy. Sometimes, our darkest hour can be a moment of clarity and understanding. Do not wait quietly by the corner and allow life to happen. Take life by the horns and hang on. You may get a little bruised, but what a wonderful ride it will be. Good luck!

 

Aries (March 21-April 19)

Now is the time to try something new. Life is a continual process of rebirth and renewal. But you can’t only accept the good. In a cycle of life there is also death, and this can take many forms. When you look back at your life, you’ll notice that the best times likely followed a time of...

Funds aim to spur growth of six Native American ventures

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Bison Star Naturals is one of six enterprises that shared $60,000 of investment in 2018 as part of the Native American Venture Acceleration Fund program administered by the Regional Development Corporation.

NAVAF aims to create jobs by boosting revenue and advancing the business goals of Native American-owned Northern New Mexico companies.

Jacquelene and Angelo McHorse, owners of Bison Star Naturals, sought the funds to launch a line of liquid jojoba and yucca root soap to augment the bar soaps and lotions the business is known for.

“We also are expanding our line to include our unscented lotion,” Jacquelene said. “The funding allows us to release a new product line and expand...

New series explores options for state policymakers

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Report: State can boost opportunity, combat inequality by expanding taxes

A historically large share of the nation’s wealth is concentrated in the hands of a few, reducing opportunities for millions of Americans and reinforcing barriers that make it harder for people of color to make gains.

These inequities are made worse by most state tax systems – including New Mexico’s. By designing better tax policy, state lawmakers can help spread opportunity more widely and build more broadly shared prosperity.

Among the solutions on state policymakers’ lists should be expanding the taxation of assets of the very wealthy, since loopholes and other special benefits currently shield much...

Madame G guide to the starsWEEK OF JANUARY 7

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As far as astral events go, the early new year is space-jam packed with interplanetary action. Jan. 3 and 4 bring the Quadrantids meteor shower (up to 40 meteors per hour at the peek), and Jan. 6 hits the horizon with a new moon, with Venus at its greatest western elongation — the best time for viewing the love planet — and even a partial solar eclipse. So what does this space situation mean for you? Read on…

Aries (March 21-April 19)

Take a deep breath, Aries, and fear not, you can make it through another year. Even though it’s going to be a big one. You’ll be tested and you’ll triumph. You’ll also be challenged and fail. But zoom out a bit. A little further. That...

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