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NEW MEXICO ENVIRONMENT DEPARTMENT: Gasoline Pipeline Release Near Anthony, N.M. Has Been Contained

A pipeline gasoline spill reported by Kinder Morgan’s Santa Fe Pacific Pipeline one week ago is now contained, and the New Mexico Environment Department’s (NMED) Ground Water Quality Bureau is handling remediation oversight in accordance with 20.6.2.1203 NMAC.

NEW MEXICO OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: AG Balderas Announces Settlement of more than $7 Million with Wells Fargo in New Mexico

New Mexico Office of the Attorney General issued the following announcement on Dec. 28.Today, Attorney General Hector Balderas announced that Wells Fargo will pay more than $7 million in settlement to the State of New Mexico. This payment is to resolve claims that the bank violated state consumer protection laws by (1) opening thousands of unauthorized accounts in New Mexico and enrolling customers into online banking services without their knowledge or consent, (2) improperly referring customers for enrollment in thirdparty renters and life insurance policies, (3) improperly charging auto loan customers for forceplaced and unnecessary collateral protection insurance, (4) failing to ensure that customers received refunds of unearned premiums on certain optional auto finance products, and (5) incorrectly charging customers for mortgage rate lock extension fees.

NEW MEXICO OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: AG Balderas Announces Supreme Court Affirmation of Life Sentence for Murderer of Officer Gregg “Nigel” Benner

Today, Attorney General Hector Balderas announced that the Supreme Court of the State of New Mexico affirmed the 2016 decision of a Los Lunas jury, sentencing Andrew Romero to life behind bars, without the possibility for parole, for his murder of Rio Rancho Police Officer Gregg “Nigel” Benner.

LAS CRUCES CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: 2019 Las Cruces Day in Santa Fe on Jan. 26

Join us January 26, 2019 - January 28, 2019 as we once again head North to Santa Fe for the 2019 Legislative Session and a full weekend of events impacting our growing City and surrounding communities in Dona Ana County.

Analysis: Which college golf program grossed the most in New Mexico

University of New Mexico-Main Campus, New Mexico Military Institute and University of the Southwest top the list of highest grossing men's college golf programs in New Mexico in 2016

New Mexico ranked No. 37 in average charitable giving

New Mexico residents who took itemized deductions for charitable deductions on their federal income tax forms in 2016 donated $5,121 on average, according to an analysis released this month by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

New Mexico gets ‘D’ grade in analysis of states’ fiscal health

New Mexico ranked No. 29 in a study of the state’s ability to pay all of its bills, including public employers’ pension benefits, according to a new ranking of the states’ fiscal health by Truth in Accounting (TIA).

Analysis: Which college golf program grossed the most in New Mexico

University of New Mexico-Main Campus, University of the Southwest and Western New Mexico University top the list of highest grossing women's college golf programs in New Mexico in 2016

New Mexico building permits: October 2018

New Mexico issued 423 building permits for privately owned housing during October, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Analysis: New Mexico posted 8th lowest individual income tax rate in 2018

New Mexico ranked No. 37 for its top individual income tax rate, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers that tracked the District of Columbia and the 43 states that levy such taxes.

New Mexico posted 9th highest corporate income tax in 2018

Among the District of Columbia and the 44 states that levy corporate income taxes, New Mexico ranked No. 9 for the top tax rate on business revenues, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

CLOVIS - CURRY COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: City of Clovis Named a 2019 'Great American Defense Community'

The Association of Defense Communities is recognizing the City of Clovis as one of five communities across the country to the 2019 class of Great American Defense Communities.

CLOVIS - CURRY COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Chamber Banquet Tickets available until January 25, 2019

The Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Awards Banquet will be held Friday, February 1st at the Clovis Civic Center.

State institution: These 2-year New Mexico schools attract the fewest in-state students

New Mexico Military Institute, Olympian Academy of Cosmetology and Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute enrolled the fewest in-state students of all two-year New Mexico schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

HOBBS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Ribbon Cutting: Summer North - Edward Jones on Jan. 24

Join the Hobbs Chamber of Commerce at Summer North - Edward Jones for a Ribbon Cutting + Open House.

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