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As published in the Las Cruces Sun-News, May 3, 2021 Federal unemployment benefits for those displaced by the pandemic are set to expire early in September. Between now and then, those who have lost their jobs have a unique opportunity to take advantage of millions of federal and state dollars for short- and long-term training […]
As published in the Las Cruces Bulletin, April 16, 2021 The next five months are going to be critical for our New Mexico True Talent who’ve become displaced from their previous jobs due to COVID. In early September, the Federal unemployment benefits for displaced workers will end, and the state will reinstate the work-search requirement […]
As published in the Las Cruces Sun-News, April 5, 2021 Nowhere in New Mexico are there greater opportunities for growth and expansion of the Agriculture Industry than Doña Ana County. Agriculture already accounts for 4,830 jobs in the county and generates 12% of New Mexico’s $3 billion in agriculture revenues. The county is home to 2,100 […]
As published in the Las Cruces Bulletin, March 19, 2021 At the one-year mark of the COVID pandemic, we’re all pretty familiar with COVID numbers. However, throughout the crisis, we, at The Bridge of Southern New Mexico, have been keeping our eyes on other numbers relevant to the cataclysmic chain reaction of impacts brought on […]
As published in the Las Cruces Sun-News, March 1, 2021 “New Mexico just lost a huge advocate for kids,” said Michael Chavez, superintendent of Hatch Valley Public Schools (HVPS). The enormity of that loss advanced like a black fog across Las Cruces and New Mexico, as news of the tragic death of Las Cruces Public […]