Archive | June 28, 2012

President Obama on the Supreme Court’s Decision to Uphold Obamacare

The Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act ensures hard-working, middle class families will get the security they deserve and protects every American from the worst insurance company abuses. Speaking from the White House today, President Obama said: “Earlier today, the Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act—the name of […]

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“A victory for people all across this country”

“Today’s decision was a victory for people all across this country whose lives will be more secure.” — President Obama, June 28th, 2012

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Civil Rights Organizations back Supreme Court Decision on Health Care

Two of the  nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organizations weighed in today on the decision of the Supreme Court of the United States to find the Affordable Care Act constitutional. Both LULAC, the nation’s oldest and largest Hispanic civil rights organization and the NAACP, the oldest African American civil rights advocate have long supported […]

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Martin Heinrich Applauds Supreme Court Decision on Health Reform Law

U.S. Senate candidate Martin Heinrich released the following statement today after the Supreme Court ruled the Affordable Care Act constitutional: “The Supreme Court has spoken, declaring the Affordable Care Act constitutional. This decision means New Mexicans will continue to benefit from expanded access to quality, affordable health care. “Now it’s time to move on to the major economic problems […]

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How the Health Care Law Is Already Helping People

President Obama signed the health care law– the Affordable Care Act – into law on March 23, 2010, the law found Constitutional today by the Supreme Court,  and it’s already making a positive difference in the lives of millions of Americans. The law is holding insurance companies accountable and ensuring middle class families have secure, affordable health insurance. Thanks […]

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Senator Udall Praises Supreme Court Ruling on Health Reform

Following the Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act today, U.S. Senator Tom Udall issued the following statement: “When Congress and President Obama first took up this issue, we knew it wouldn’t be easy. The Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act is the best possible outcome for […]

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How President Obama is Moving us Toward Oil Independence

President Obama is dedicated to moving America toward a more energy-independent future—one that not only protects our environment but also creates jobs. As part of his all-of-the-above energy plan, the President has encouraged responsible domestic oil production to lessen America’s dependence on foreign oil. Thanks in part to this focus, the nation’s reliance on foreign […]

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New Mexico Veterans Line Up In Support of Martin Heinrich

Yesterday the Martin Heinrich Campaign launched Vets for Martin, a group of New Mexico veterans committed to electing Heinrich to the United States Senate.  “Martin is a strong advocate for all veterans, their families, and working-class New Mexicans,” said retired Air Force General George Franzen from Placitas.  “I am proud to stand with Martin.” “Martin knows […]

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Keeping His Word: Equality for LGBT Americans

“When I am President of the United States, gays and lesbians will have somebody who will fight for equal rights for them; somebody who opposes ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’; somebody who has fought to make sure that gays and lesbians aren’t discriminated against on the job or hospital visitation, because they are our brothers and […]

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