Archive | May 10, 2012

Senator Udall Urges Support to Stop the Student Loan Interest Hike and Calls for Senate Rules Reform

Yesterday, Sen. Udall went to the Senate floor to voice his support for the Stop Student Loan Interest Rate Hike Act of 2012 and to urge Senate filibuster reform. The Republican filibuster of legislation to prevent the college loan interest rate hike is yet another example of the need to review the rules of the […]

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LULAC Applauds President Obama on Equality

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the largest and oldest Hispanic membership organization in the United States, expressed its support of President Obama’s statement yesterday on marriage equality. LULAC has long supported equal rights for LGBT individuals. “Family unity has been one the greatest strengths of Latino communities in the United States,” stated […]

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Mitt Romney: Backwards on Equality

President Barack Obama affirms his personal belief that same-sex couples should be allowed to marry, but Romney supports the first constitutional amendment to discriminate and deny rights. Watch and share today’s video.

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Did you see: Marriage Equality in the News

President Obama became the first sitting president to express his support for same-sex marriage yesterday—and the nation took notice. Here’s what some of this morning’s editorials had to say: “It has always taken strong national leadership to expand equal rights in this country, and it has long been obvious that marriage rights are no exception. […]

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Senator Udall Announces almost $35,000 to Farmers Markets for SNAP Families

U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) has announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture will award approximately $34,700 to New Mexico farmers markets to help give financially struggling families access to healthy, fresh food. These funds are part of a $4 million award to provide wireless Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) systems for the 7,100 farmers markets […]

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New HAMP Enhancements Will Help Military Homeowners

Our military families make many sacrifices for our nation, and not just when a servicemember goes into combat. Military families also face challenges when a servicemember receives orders for a Permanent Change of Station (PCS) move to another base, and the family has to decide whether to go along or live apart. Unfortunately, for many […]

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2012 Doña Ana County Voting Information

All voters should also be aware that 39 Voting Convenience Centers will replace traditional precinct polling places for the 2012 Primary on Tuesday, June 5, and again on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 for the General Election. Doña Ana County voters may cast ballots at any of the Voting Convenience Centers. Read more about the new Convenience Centers… […]

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You don’t quit, and neither will we

President Obama and Democrats are building on our foundation, forming new neighborhood teams and opening new offices. With the general election effectively underway, we’re ramping up our outreach efforts to make sure we keep growing. To win in November, it’s going to take all of us working together. We’ve come a long way from the […]

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