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Doña Ana County Democrats Commemorate World AIDS Awareness Day – December 1

Doña Ana County Democrats and the Democratic Party of New Mexico  commemorate World AIDS Awareness Day and also join in this year’s theme “The Time to Act is Now” Held on December 1 each year, World AIDS Day is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for […]

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Martinez Response to Administration’s Scandals? Silence.

Governor Mum on TRD Revelations, Ethics Reform Proposals Exactly one week after evidence surfaced showing that New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department Secretary Demesia Padilla abused her power by trying to influence the outcome of an audit of a former client, Gov. Susana Martinez has yet to respond to that, other scandals brewing in her […]

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Udall, Heinrich Welcome Passage of New Law to Foster Innovation, Increase Competitiveness of U.S. Space Industry

U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich praised passage of the U.S. Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act to modernize commercial space regulations and encourage competitiveness in the industry. Udall and Heinrich are longtime champions of modernizing U.S. policies governing commercial spaceflight. The bill, which President Obama signed last week, provides an essential legal framework that […]

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The Democratic Party of Doña Ana County Wishes You a Happy Thanksgiving

From our friends and families to yours, the Democratic Party of Doña Ana County wishes everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving holiday! History of the Thankgiving Holiday In the United States, according to cultural tradition, the Thanksgiving holiday is traced to a 1621 feast by the Pilgrim settlers and the Wampanoag tribe held to celebrate […]

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Doña Ana County Democrats Commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

The Democratic Party of Doña Ana County joins today in commemorating the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Today marks a worldwide observance to draw attention for the need of continuing action to eliminate violence against women, projects to enable women and their children to escape violence and campaigns to educate people about the […]

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Senator Martin Heinrich Statement on Gila Diversion

In a statement issued on Facebook today, Senator Martin Heinrich announced his opposition to the Gila River diversion proposal: “The Gila is the last free-flowing river in the Southwest. Its natural hydrology and gallery riparian forests make it a unique, last of its kind gem that is important to sportsmen, farmers, and tourists alike. Based […]

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No Response from Gov. on New Evidence That TRD Secretary Tried to Help Client

Question Remains: Does Gov. Martinez Condone Abuse of Power in Her Administration? With clear, written evidence now out in the open showing that Taxation and Revenue Department Secretary Demesia Padilla tried to use her position to get preferential treatment for a former client being audited, the only question left to answer is whether Gov. Susana […]

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Senator Udall Statement on NM Unit Agreement and Gila Diversion

“Based on everything I’ve seen so far, this project simply isn’t financially realistic or environmentally wise… The Gila is the last free-flowing main-stem river in New Mexico — to sacrifice it to a project that the state can’t afford and that might not ever yield enough water, would be irresponsible. Those millions of dollars would […]

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New Mexicans Need Accurate Information about REAL ID

Senate Majority Leader Michael S. Sanchez (D-29-Valencia, Bernalillo) has expressed deep concerns to several federal officials about misinformation given to the public about the impact of REAL ID.  In an attempt to clarify the misrepresentations that have been “reported” regarding driver’s licenses, a top official from Department of Homeland Security sent a letter to the Albuquerque Journal. “Right […]

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Debra Haaland: My view: Gov. Martinez’s house of cards is falling

Reposted from the Santa Fe New Mexican Gov. Susana Martinez has built a house of cards in Santa Fe, and it’s New Mexicans who are being left to pick up the pieces as the cards begin to fall. The secretary of state who Martinez supported resigned in disgrace after pleading guilty to criminal charges; her […]

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