Here’s a look at today’s headlines:
Operation “We Care” is a one-stop opportunity for local veterans, National Guard, Reserve or transitioning active-duty personnel to learn more about Veterans Administration services at the state and national level. The program will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 30, at the Mimbres Valley Learning Center, 2300 E. Pine St. in Deming.
The Governor’s office says the state is running desperately low on cash, so much so, it’s now prioritizing programs in case of a government shutdown.
There are two bills on Gov. Susana Martinez’s desk that would allow local governments to cash in on things like Airbnb. It would allow local governments to collect a lodger’s tax on short-term vacation rentals. The bill would basically remove a current exemption from the occupancy tax. Martinez has until April 7th to sign HB 266 and SB 254 or they will be vetoed.
The White House is accepting applications for the 2017 Summer Internship program. Young men and women from across the country are invited to apply. Applications can be submitted at https://apply.whitehouse.gov/intern. Applicants must be U.S. citizens age 18 years of age or older and be either enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program, have graduated from a degree program no more than two years prior to the internship program start date, or be a veteran of the US Armed Forces who possesses a high school diploma or equivalent and served on active duty in the two years preceding the internship start date. Deadline to apply is March 31st.