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Posted on: May 14, 2020

Safer Buildings, Safer Communities, Safe World

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“Safer Buildings, Safer Communities, Safe World,” the theme for Building Safety Month, May 2020, raises awareness about the importance of safe and resilient construction, fire prevention, disaster moderation, and new technologies in th...

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Community and Economic Development
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Celebrate Historic Preservation Month in May

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The month of May is designated as Historic Preservation Month, whereby towns and cities nationwide promote their uniqueness and the richness of their respective heritage.  

For Las Cruces, Historic Preservation Month 2020 offers a distinc...

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Community and Economic Development
Posted on: May 5, 2020

Resources Available for Residents in Need

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The Las Cruces City Council has been working to ensure all Las Cruces residents have their basic needs met since they have been impacted by the effects of the statewide Public Health Order caused by COVID-19. Las Cruces City Council approved emergency fun...

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Community and Economic Development
Posted on: May 5, 2020

NMSU’s Arrowhead Center Partners with City of Las Cruces to Spotlight Local Businesses

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Area business owners using new strategies to find customers during the COVID-19 pandemic are being featured in a program by New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Center and the City of Las Cruces that will help shine a light on local businesse...

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Community and Economic Development
Posted on: March 15, 2019

Minimum Wage 2019

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On January 1, 2019, the minimum wage in Las Cruces became $10.10 per hour and $4.04 for tipped workers. Every employer shall post in a conspicuous place at any workplace or job, or the site where any employee works, a notice published by the City to infor...

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Community and Economic Development
Posted on: March 15, 2019

Money Ranks Las Cruces the No. 3 Best Place to Go in U.S. in 2019!

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Just in time for spring break and summer vacations, MONEY ranks Las Cruces third in the United States as a place to visit in 2019.

Our community’s overall efforts to market Las Cruces as a travel destination are paying off. City government, our partners in...

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Community and Economic Development