Obama exploits emotion to sell tax increase

Freedom New Mexico President Barack Obama pledged Tuesday to raise taxes on the rich, pitching it as a way to reduce the deficit while protecting programs that help children, the elderly and the most sympathetic members of society. He said opponents would oppose tax increases for the rich as an “article of faith,” and a […]

Wednesday morning briefing: Snow’s coming and time to pay up

Good morning and welcome to Freedom New Mexico’s Wednesday briefing. Heart jumping If you pledged money for Jump Rope for Heart…it’s due today. Several Clovis elementary schools are participating in the fundraiser as part of American Heart Month. Students participating in the fundraiser find sponsors to pledge payment for jump time. Zia students jump Friday; […]

United Way is Coming Up Short

Clovis ~ So far, $430,385 has been donated or pledged to United Way by individuals, business owners, and corporations. That’s 74% of the $580,000 community-wide goal and approximately $100,000 less than was raised in last year’s campaign. The standings for each county are as follows: • Curry County Goal — $500,000 • Roosevelt County Goal […]

United Way reaches goal

Where the 2007-2008 United Way Campaign currently stands… Total Pledged $579,985 102.64% of $565,000 Goal Curry $487,026 100.4% of $485,000 Goal Roosevelt $92,867 116.6% of $80,000 Goal By extending the deadline, United Way includes the giving of Accounting & Consulting Group, ConAgra Foods, Law Office of Max Best, Nationwide, Walgreens, Elliott Marketing, Mark’s Pipe & […]

Cannon support money budgeted

CNJ staff Only $350,000 of the $500,000 of taxpayer money pledged to save Cannon Air Force Base has been budgeted so far, Clovis City Manager Joe Thomas said on Thursday. Fiscal responsibility is at the heart of decisions being made by the mutual-aid group, Thomas said. “Out of this money that is pledged it is […]

County generosity can help United Way reach its goal

As the 2004 United Way campaign wraps up in the next two weeks, what matters most is your support. It is needed to achieve this year’s goal. Helping does not require you to give large amounts. Every penny, every dollar adds up. In Clovis, for example, teachers and staff from the public schools increased their […]