U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $2.4 Million in CARES Act Funding to Boost Economic Development Programs Critical to Helping New Mexico Respond to Coronavirus WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $2.4 million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance grants toRead More →

Weeks after the Coronavirus Relief, Aid and Economic Security (CARES) Act was passed by Congress, the federal government announced Tuesday. It will begin distributing funds to Native American tribes, but only released 60% of the $8 billion they were allocated. New Mexico Senator Tom Udall noted that the Navajo NationRead More →

Over $1.6 Million in Grants to New Mexico Public Housing Authorities for Rental Assistance WASHINGTON— U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded $1,621,186 to public housing authorities in 14 counties across New Mexico for rental assistance for families, individuals, and owners amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The grant is funded by the $850 millionRead More →

Over $56 Million from CARES Act for State’s Frontline Health Care Providers Total New Mexico health care provider funding from CARES Act now $226,368,914 with additional funds expected in coming weeks WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), along with U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) and Xochitl Torres Small (D-N.M.), announcedRead More →

Eligible New Mexico Small Businesses and Nonprofits Encouraged to Apply for Loans Following Final Passage of Bill to Replenish Small Business Funds in CARES Act SANTA FE, N.M. —Increased funding to community-based banks and lenders in the emergency spending package passed the House and Senate earlier this week and wasRead More →

Funding is part of the $2 trillion CARES Act that passed Congress last month, will help sustain airports as critical transportation lifelines for local communities and help frontline workers travel rapidly and safely WASHINGTON D.C.—U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), along with U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), Deb HaalandRead More →