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DPNM Acting Chair Neomi Martinez-Parra Highlights Call For Equal Pay For Equal Work

on April 11, 2018 - 12:14pm
DPNM News:
 
Acting Chair of the Democratic Party of New Mexico Neomi Martinez Parra issued the following joint statement Tuesday on Equal Pay Day – a day that represents how far into the year women have to work to earn as much as their male counterparts made the previous year:
 
“As Democrats, we stand by the principle of equal pay for equal work. We’re proud of Democrats in Congress for moving us closer to realizing true equality through the Lily Ledbetter Act and local lawmakers for putting equal pay protections in state statute, but there’s still more work to be done.  
 
“It’s long

Los Alamos Winter Farmers Market Thursday

on April 11, 2018 - 8:01am

The Los Alamos Winter Farmer's Market is 8 a.m. to noon Thursday at Fuller Lodge. Courtesy image

 

COMMUNITY News:

 

The Los Alamos Winter Farmers Market is 8 a.m. to noon, Thursday at Fuller Lodge.

 

The Los Alamos Farmers’ Market was started in 1970 and is a great place to buy local foods and other goods and to support local growers and producers. For more information contact Cindy at talacook@windstream.net or 505.929.6579.

 

Los Alamos MainStreet is part of the Los Alamos Commerce and Development Corporation, a private, not-for-profit economic and community development

On The Job In Los Alamos: At Fleur De Lys

on April 11, 2018 - 7:55am

Julia Booton serves tea and croissants Tuesday at Fleur de Lys, the French gourmet store and tea salon at 1460 Trinity Dr. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Udall Questions Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg On Protecting American Elections & Consumer Privacy

on April 10, 2018 - 7:50pm

U.S. Sen. Tom Udall presses Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg today during a Joint Senate Commerce Committee and Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. Screenshot/LADP 

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg answers questions today in Washington, D.C. Screenshot/LADP

Video of Udall’s questioning is available here.

From the Office of U.S. Sen. Tom Udall:

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Sen.

SDV Construction Gives $25,000 To UNM School of Engineering For New Scholarship

on April 10, 2018 - 5:20pm

Mahmoud Taha, chair of the Department of Civil Engineering, stands with Kirk McWethy, left, of SDV Construction and Leslie Currie, right, director of development for the School of Engineering. Courtesy photo

BUSINESS News:

SDV Construction, a New Mexico construction firm, has donated $25,000 to The University of New Mexico School of Engineering for the creation of a new scholarship.

The gift will create the SDV Construction Scholarship for Veterans, which will be awarded to full-time students pursuing a degree in construction management who have been honorably discharged from any branch of

Don Taylor’s Photography Grand Reopening Wednesday!

on April 10, 2018 - 10:21am

 

CHAMBER News:

The community is invited to join the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce in celebrating the Grand Reopening of Don Taylor’s Photography 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, April 11 at Chamber Business After Hours.

The new Don Taylor’s Photography studio is at 181 Central Park Square, next door to Origami Restaurant. Light refreshments will be served.

Taylor has been a professional photographer since 1978 and has attended many schools including the New England Institute of Professional Photography and the Winona Institute of Professional Photography, and is a graduate of the Hallmark

Focusing On Advanced Solar Could Mean Over 6,800 Jobs For New Mexico

on April 10, 2018 - 8:52am
 
AJP News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE  With targeted investments and forward-looking policies, New Mexico could leverage its strengths in leading-edge advanced solar technologies to drive economic growth and support over 6,800 jobs annually.
 
That’s according to The New Mexico Jobs Project: A Guide to Creating Jobs in Advanced Solar Technology, a new report created by the American Jobs Project in partnership with the Bureau of Business and Economic Research at The University of New Mexico.
 
“New Mexico has already made significant investments to tap into the $1.4 trillion global advanced

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