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Workforce Solutions Amid COVID-19


March 27, 2020 – Senior producer Matt Grubs speaks with Sec. Bill McCamley of Workforce Solutions about the state’s expanded response for workers who have been laid off because of actions to stop the spread of the new coronavirus. New Mexico’s unemployment numbers jumped from 800 new jobless claims two weeks ago to nearly 32,000 as the week draws to a close. 

Sec. Bill McCamley, Department of Workforce Solutions 

For More Information 

Dept. Workforce Solutions: Information for Workers & Businesses Affected by COVID-19  

Workforce Connection Online Systemjobs.state.nm.us 

The Line: Government Shutdown Is Hurting New Mexicans

1230 Fed Shutdown

January 25, 2019 – Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists discuss a proposal to make New Mexico a sanctuary state, while conflict over a border wall and the government shutdown continues to negatively affect many New Mexicans.

Line Panelists:
Martha Burk, political psychologist and women’s issues expert
Justine Fox-Young, former state representative
Tom Garrity, the Garrity Group PR
Eric Griego, former NM state senator

For Further Reading:
Federal shutdown continues to hammer at New MexicansLaura Paskus, The NM Political Report
Government shutdown bite worsensSteve Knight, Albuquerque Journal
Proposal could make New Mexico a sanctuary stateRussell Contreras, Associated Press
New Mexico Contemplates Border-Wall Ban on State Trust LandS. News and World Report

Further Information:

Workforce Solutions Hotline: 1-877-664-6984