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State Representative Doreen Gallegos Appointed to House Legislative Council

State Representative Doreen Gallegos (D, District 52, Dona Ana) announced today that she has been appointed to the Legislative Council of New Mexico State Legislature. ” I am honored for this appointment,” said Gallegos, “it allows me to advocate for my constituents and all of Dona Ana County at a high level.” The Legislative Council […]

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New Mexico Labor Organizations Launch Legislative “Thank You” Bus Tour to Recognize Champions for Working New Mexico Families

With the 2015 Legislative Session complete, New Mexico’s Labor Organizations will tour the state via bus in order to thank Legislators in their home towns. We want to recognize their courage in standing up for working New Mexicans, and for taking positions against harmful legislation which would have hurt the middle class in New Mexico. […]

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Senator Udall Statement on Senate Vote to Extend Children’s Health Insurance Program, Fix Medicare Payments

U.S. Senator Tom Udall has joined the Senate in voting 92-8 for a measure that will extend the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which ensures thousands of New Mexico children can get health care, and reform the federal government’s system for reimbursing physicians who provide health care to seniors and the disabled under Medicare. The […]

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Senator Udall, Federal Reserve Bank and Money Smart Week Partner Organizations Announce Kick-off Event for Money Smart Week 2015 in Las Cruces

The office of U.S. Senator Tom Udall, the El Paso Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and partner organizations will host a Saturday kickoff for Money Smart Week (MSW), featuring a series of events designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances. The Money Smart Week (MSW) Kick-off event will be held […]

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Senator Udall, Representative Edwards Introduce Bill to Combat Leading Cause of Water Pollution

The Innovative Stormwater Infrastructure Act will create jobs, boost local economies, help control flooding U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and U.S. Representative Donna F. Edwards (D-Md.) have introduced legislation to promote innovative ways to prevent flooding and water pollution created when rain or melted snow (stormwater) picks up toxic chemicals and sediment as it flows […]

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Senator Heinrich Continues Fight For Equal Pay For Women

U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich  marked National Equal Pay Day yesterday and called for passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act, a bill aimed at combatting wage discrimination on the basis of gender. “It’s unacceptable that women in New Mexico are earning 82 cents for every dollar a man makes, and the disparity is even worse for Hispanic […]

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Senator Tom Udall Welcomes Decision to Remove Cuba from List of State Sponsors of Terrorism

U.S. Senator Tom Udall, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, expressed support for the administration’s decision to remove Cuba from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism. Udall is a longtime advocate for normalizing diplomatic relations with Cuba and supports legislation permitting U.S. citizens to freely travel to Cuba, efforts to open […]

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DNC Chair Statement on Hillary Clinton’s 2016 Announcement

In response to Hillary Clinton’s announcement that she will run for president in 2016, DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement: “I would like to welcome Hillary Clinton as the first official candidate for President of the United States to seek the Democratic Party’s nomination in 2016. As First Lady, Senator, and Secretary […]

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Doña Ana County Democrats Elect Their 2015-2017 Leadership Team

The Democratic Party of Doña Ana County has elected its’ leadership team for 2015-2017 Liz Rodriguez-Johnson has been elected Doña Ana County Democratic Party Chair Julian Alexander has been elected Doña Ana County Democratic Party Vice Chair District 33 Director – Mary Helen Ratje District 34 Director – Virginia Gomez District 35 Director – Eugene Alvarez District […]

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Weekly Address: Tuition-Free Community College

In this week’s address, the Vice President laid out his and the President’s plan to make two years of community college free for responsible students. Access to higher education has a tangible impact on a student’s success: Those with an associate’s degree earn 25% more than folks who graduated high school, and those with a […]

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