Governor: House Bill 7 Will Drive Innovation, Job Creation And Business Development

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Governor: House Bill 7 Will Drive Innovation, Job Creation And Business Development

From the Office of the Governor:

SANTA FE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham issued the following statement Friday after the New Mexico Senate overwhelmingly approved House Bill 7, bipartisan legislation that will create Centers of Excellence at four institutions of higher learning, transforming our universities into genuine economic engines that will grow industries and create jobs across the state. The House overwhelmingly approved the bipartisan legislation March 1.

Governor Cheers House Passage Of Legislation Creating Centers Of Excellence; Supporting Hemp Production

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Governor Cheers House Passage Of Legislation Creating Centers Of Excellence; Supporting Hemp Production

SANTA FE — Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham issued the following statement today after the New Mexico House overwhelmingly, and with bipartisan support, approved a pair of important bills, one creating Centers of Excellence at New Mexico institutions of higher education, driving innovation in economic growth sectors and building closer links between research and industry; and the other expanding hemp production in New Mexico, first-of-its-kind legislation creating an important framework to encourage businesses and innovation.

House Of Representatives Passes Bill To Create Centers Of Excellence Across New Mexico

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House Of Representatives Passes Bill To Create Centers Of Excellence Across New Mexico

House Democrats champion education and innovation

Santa Fe, N.M. – On Friday, a bill to create four Higher Education Centers of Excellence throughout the state passed the House of Representatives. House Bill 7, sponsored by Rep. Micaela Lara Cadena (D-Mesilla) and Rep. Tomás Salazar (D-Las Vegas), would guide the scope of activity and goals for each of the proposed centers.