KDBC | Local 4 News http://www.kdbc.com/feeds/economy.rss en PMN awards $500,000 for community projects http://www.kdbc.com/news/economy/pmn-awards-500000-community-projects <p>Organizations looking for new ways to vitalize their communities have a new opportunity available.</p> <p> The PNM Fund of the PNM Resources Foundation has created a new grant program, PNM Power Up Grants.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kdbc.com/news/economy/pmn-awards-500000-community-projects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy Statewide News Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:50:57 +0000 mgonzalez 39678 at http://www.kdbc.com Workforce Solutions helps community find jobs http://www.kdbc.com/news/economy/workforce-solutions-helps-community-find-jobs <p>Workforce Solutions Upper Rio Grande will be hosting its Job-A-Thon this Wednesday, April 2nd, from 10 am to 7 pm.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kdbc.com/news/economy/workforce-solutions-helps-community-find-jobs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy Local News Tue, 01 Apr 2014 18:07:13 +0000 mgonzalez 39611 at http://www.kdbc.com Two companies will close, lay off employees http://www.kdbc.com/news/economy/two-companies-will-close-lay-employees <p>Two businesses in El Paso will close their doors.<br /> United Blood Systems Inc., will close on April 11. The call center in Tempe, AZ will be expanding their facility and taking over operations.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kdbc.com/news/economy/two-companies-will-close-lay-employees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy Local News Wed, 19 Mar 2014 22:02:48 +0000 JYu 38790 at http://www.kdbc.com UMC foundation receives $15,000 grant http://www.kdbc.com/news/economy/umc-foundation-receives-15000-grant <p>University Medical Center Foundation received a $15,000 grant from the Rio Grande Cancer Foundation to support the &ldquo;Sobreviviendo El Cancer/Surviving Cancer&rdquo; program.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kdbc.com/news/economy/umc-foundation-receives-15000-grant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy Local News Mon, 17 Mar 2014 20:41:52 +0000 mgonzalez 38642 at http://www.kdbc.com Biofuel Company to receive grant funds to expand production http://www.kdbc.com/news/economy/biofuel-company-receive-grant-funds-expand-production <p>Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary Doug O&rsquo;Brien today announced that USDA is making nearly $60 million in payments to 195 producers to support the production of advanced biofuel.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kdbc.com/news/economy/biofuel-company-receive-grant-funds-expand-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy Local News Fri, 07 Mar 2014 17:36:25 +0000 mgonzalez 38008 at http://www.kdbc.com New grants will help improve water challenges http://www.kdbc.com/news/economy/new-grants-will-help-improve-water-challenges <p>Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that USDA&#39;s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) will make $6 million in grants available this year, and up to $30 million total over the next five years as part of a new initia</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kdbc.com/news/economy/new-grants-will-help-improve-water-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy Local News National News Mon, 24 Feb 2014 17:22:40 +0000 mgonzalez 37470 at http://www.kdbc.com Green home improvements can save you cash http://www.kdbc.com/news/economy/green-home-improvements-can-save-you-cash <p>During this time of the year, many homeowners plan big home improvement projects for the spring.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kdbc.com/news/economy/green-home-improvements-can-save-you-cash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy Local News Fri, 21 Feb 2014 18:41:57 +0000 mgonzalez 37393 at http://www.kdbc.com Gallego hosts tax assistance workshop http://www.kdbc.com/news/economy/gallego-hosts-tax-assistance-workshop <p>U.S. Representative Pete P. Gallego will host a tax assistance workshop Saturday, February 15&nbsp;from 10am - 1pm at 11100 Santos Sanchez St, Socorro.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kdbc.com/news/economy/gallego-hosts-tax-assistance-workshop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy Local News Fri, 14 Feb 2014 18:16:22 +0000 mgonzalez 37160 at http://www.kdbc.com Free tax assistance workshop in Socorro http://www.kdbc.com/news/economy/free-tax-assistance-workshop-socorro <p>U.S. Representative Pete P. Gallego (D-Alpine) will host a tax assistance workshop Saturday, February 15 in Socorro.</p> <p> Constituents can have their 2013 Federal Tax return filed by Coalition for Family Economic Progress.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kdbc.com/news/economy/free-tax-assistance-workshop-socorro" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy Local News Tue, 11 Feb 2014 18:22:31 +0000 mgonzalez 37058 at http://www.kdbc.com AARP Foundation free tax preparation sites http://www.kdbc.com/news/economy/aarp-foundation-free-tax-preparation-sites <p>The AARP Foundation will be offering free tax preparation at different senior centers throughout El Paso.</p> <p> The services are free and open to individuals of any age with low to moderate income.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kdbc.com/news/economy/aarp-foundation-free-tax-preparation-sites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy Local News Mon, 10 Feb 2014 17:56:57 +0000 mgonzalez 37024 at http://www.kdbc.com