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Council Proclaims Diversity Week Jan. 14-20

on January 11, 2018 - 7:19am

Los Alamos County Council Chair David Izraelevitz presents Ryn Herrmann, left, and Elena Giorgi of One Los Alamos with a proclamation Tuesday evening on behalf of the Council declaring Jan. 14-20, 2018 as Diversity Week. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Lt. Gov. Candidate Miera Visits Los Alamos Daily Post

on January 10, 2018 - 8:24pm

Rep. Rick Miera, candidate for lieutenant governor, stopped by the Los Alamos Daily Post this evening to talk about the issues he wants to address to improve the state. He is seen here with Daily Post Lifestyles Editor Bonnie Gordon. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

 

POLITICAL News:

 

Rep. Rick Miera, Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, was in Los Alamos for a meet and greet with Los Alamosians as part of his statewide MainStreet tour of New Mexico’s Main Streets.

Quorum Notice: Legislative Dinner

on January 10, 2018 - 4:57pm

QUORUM NOTICE:

Members of the Los Alamos County Council may attend the Legislative Dinner at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12 at El Nido, 1577 Bishop's Lodge Road in Tesuque.

A quorum may be present, however, no action will be taken.

 

Udall, Heinrich Resolution To Restore Net Neutrality Protections Gains Momentum In U.S. Senate

on January 10, 2018 - 12:31pm
U.S. Sen. Tom Udall
 
U.S. SENATE News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C.  U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich announced Tuesday that 40 senators have signed on to co-sponsor a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution that would reinstate robust net neutrality protections and the 2015 Open Internet Order.
 
U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich
 
Last month, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted along party lines to approve Chairman Ajit Pai's proposal that guts the Open Internet Order, which the D.C.

Pearce On Executive Order Supporting Veterans

on January 10, 2018 - 12:23pm
U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce
 
U.S. CONGRESSIONAL News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C.  U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce Tuesday released the following statement after President Trump signed an Executive Order to provide veterans with greater access to mental health care:
 
“Our nation’s veterans sacrificed so much to defend our freedoms and liberties. As a nation, the very least we can do it honor the commitments our government has made. The experiences endured by servicemembers are not always left on the battlefield.

Clarkson Announces Bid For Congressional Seat

on January 10, 2018 - 7:52am

Dr. Gavin Clarkson. Courtesy photo

 

POLITICAL News:

 

Dr. Gavin Clarkson, a former Trump administration official and New Mexico State University business professor, announced his candidacy Monday morning for the Republican nomination for New Mexico’s 2nd Congressional District seat being vacated by Rep. Steve Pearce who is running for governor.

 

Clarkson, an enrolled member of the Choctaw Nation, resigned his post Dec. 29 as deputy assistant secretary for Policy and Economic Development - Indian Affairs.

Council Elects David Izraelevitz To Second Term As Chair And Chris Chandler As Vice Chair For 2018

on January 9, 2018 - 6:39pm

Moments after the vote this evening, County Council Chair David Izraelevitz who was elected to a second term, welcomes Councilor Chris Chandler who was elected to serve as vice chair to sit next to him through 2018. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post
 
At its regular meeting this evening in Council Chambers, the Los Alamos County Council voted 5-1 to re-elect David Izraelevitz chair and elect Councilor Chris Chandler vice chair.

LA County Manager Harry Burgess Presents 2017 Annual Report At Chamber Business Breakfast Jan. 11

on January 9, 2018 - 3:43pm

Los Alamos County Manager Harry Burgess

 

CHAMBER News:

 

Los Alamos County Manager Harry Burgess will present the 2017 Annual Report at the Chamber of Commerce Business Breakfast, Thursday, Jan. 11.

 

The Chamber Business Breakfast is 7:30-9 a.m. in Building 2, Room 230 at UNM-LA, 4000 University Dr. Breakfast is catered so register on the Chamber website events page at www.losalamoschamber.com/events.

 

The Chamber Business Breakfasts are sponsored by the LANL CPO’s office and attendance at the breakfasts is a benefit of Chamber Membership.

 

The Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce

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