Economic Development

UNM LEAF meets with attorney general’s office on divestment complaint

9 ViewsOfficial review on the legality of the University of New Mexico Foundation’s indirect investment in fossil fuel companies is ongoing, and the UNM Leaders for Environmental Action and Foresight aren’t giving up. After an initial intake meeting with the office of the attorney general on Dec. 17, 2021, where

2021 taxes: IRS deadline back to April 15 despite pandemic

13 Views(NewsNation Now) — Nothing is certain except death and taxes, Ben Franklin said, and this year, the Internal Revenue Service is showing it’s just as over the pandemic as the rest of us. The way the IRS is showing that is by returning the tax filing deadline to normal:

Rural New Mexico school buys Starlink internet for students

14 ViewsSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A school district in northwestern New Mexico is announcing a $1.2 million deal to provide hundreds of families with high-speed internet. Cuba schools superintendent Karen Sanchez-Griego says installations of SpaceX’s Starlink receivers at students’ homes started in November. She says her students can’t wait any

Navajo Nation to consider another round of hardship assistance checks

10 ViewsALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Navajo Nation members can possibly expect another round of hardship checks in the coming weeks. The Navajo Nation received a little more than $2 billion from the American Rescue Plan Act earlier this year. A large portion of that money has been set aside for key infrastructure

Cold War-era missile silo in New Mexico Transformed into Airbnb

8 ViewsROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – It’s a piece of Cold War-era history just east of Roswell and now one businessman wants to make it into an attraction. It’s something you won’t be able to spot from the road very easily. It’s the Cold War-era missile silo that once housed an intercontinental ballistic

Lawmakers want to study costs, benefits of public power

16 ViewsALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — More than a dozen New Mexico lawmakers are petitioning state regulators to study the potential costs and benefits of publicly-owned electrical power for the state. The petition was made public Tuesday.