Kalfin, who provides jobs for more than 80 people, says he supports the living wage, but criticizes county commissioners for being “foolish” in imposing what he describes as a dramatic cost increase on businesses within such a short time period. The new rate is 42 percent higher than the state minimum wage of $7.
Joseph Romero told the lender that the music and clothing shop he owned in Española brought him and his wife a maximum monthly salary of $5,600 before taxes. But he didn’t need to provide documentation of this income because the kind of loan they applied for didn’t require verification of the couple’s monthly or yearly earnings.
The program will be centered on Hickey’s character Frank Winter, described by movie website IMDb as “a brilliant and self-destructive physics professor.” He has been tapped to lead the US Army Corps of Engineers project, but has put his family in jeopardy and his sanity at risk.
The job losses came as a surprise to some in the Northern New Mexico community served by the small Holy Cross Hospital, and Taos formed a joint county-township committee charged with examining the state of hospital finances and making recommendations based on public meetings.
And before the state awarded two Louisiana developers the lucrative contract extension that allowed their racino to lease state land for another 25 years, William C Windham and John S Turner Jr. directed tens of thousands of dollars to Martinez’ campaign coffers.
His encounter with the couple was welcome for the mayoral candidate, much more so than the cold shoulders from some of the voters uninterested in politics on a frigid Saturday afternoon. Other doors didn’t swing open for him because the residents either weren’t home or refused to answer his knocks.
Sen. Gerald Ortiz y Pino, D-Albuquerque, introduced a bill last month that is scheduled for a hearing in front of the Senate Rules Committee on Wednesday, but a lone Democratic senator appears to have the power to block the measure from gaining the approval of lawmakers and heading to the ballot in November.
Denisse Rodriguez, who cleans houses for a living, recalls a recent day when she had to juggle a maternity appointment at Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center, a doctor appointment for her 8-year-old daughter at La Familia and a dentist appointment at Adventure Dental on Cerrillos Road.