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Attorney General Balderas Announces $103K Settlement & Major Reforms with Credit Reporting Agencies

Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion Agree to Significant Changes Attorney General Hector Balderas and 30 other state attorneys general today announced a major settlement with the three national credit reporting agencies — Equifax Information Services LLC, Experian Information Solutions Inc., and TransUnion LLC. Under the settlement, the credit reporting agencies have agreed to pay New Mexico $103,000 and to make […]

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District Attorney Mark D’Antonio & Office of the Attorney General to Seek Indictment of Former LCPD Officers for Holding Cell Incident

Today, the Third Judicial District Attorney’s Office and the New Mexico Office of the Attorney General announced the completion of their review of the investigation conducted by the New Mexico State Police in reference to an incident which occurred on December 23rd, 2014, involving former Las Cruces Police Officers Richard Garcia and Danny Salcido. As […]

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Doña Ana County Democrats Commemorate Memorial Day

Today, Memorial Day, the Democratic Party of Doña Ana County joins our fellow Americans in commemorating the lives of those who have served in the cause of preserving the nation’s freedom. We pay honor to the fallen heros of every American conflict, from the fields of Lexington and Concord in 1775 to the mountain sides […]

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Senators Udall and Heinrich Vote Against TPA

Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich, voted against Trade Promotion Authority, which would give the administration fast-track authority for six years to move trade agreements, including the Trans-Pacific Partnership, through Congress with limited debate and no amendments. The Senate passed the measure by a vote of 62-37. Senator Udall, a member of the Senate […]

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Senators Udall, Heinrich Announce Funding to Support Health-Tech Expansion at Arrowhead Park

Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich announced that New Mexico State University will receive $488,000 in grant funding from the Economic Development Administration (EDA) for a study on the creation of a health care delivery and medical technology development cluster at Arrowhead Park in Doña Ana County. The funding will help New Mexico […]

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NM Congressional Delegation Introduces Bill to Expand Research on Rare Genetic Disease Affecting Hispanics

U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján, and Michelle Lujan Grisham announced they have introduced a bill to increase research, education and treatment for Cavernous Cerebral Malformations (CCM), an uncommon genetic blood vessel disease that impacts the brain and spinal cord, and affects people of Spanish descent, including many […]

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Senator Udall Voices Concern about Funding Levels for NM Priorities in GOP Appropriations Bills

Votes to advance funding bills for NM labs, bases, water projects, veterans, but says sequestration cuts must be reversed U.S. Senator Tom Udall joined the Senate Appropriations Committee to advance critical Fiscal Year 2016 bills that fund New Mexico priorities, including the national laboratories, military base construction and the Department of Veterans Affairs. But although […]

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Senator Heinrich: America COMPETES Act Puts U.S. On Path To Double Basic Energy Research

Legislation would reauthorize energy programs in the America COMPETES Act to help create jobs, streamline U.S. Department of Energy research U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), a member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, is an original cosponsor of legislation to reauthorize the energy programs included in the America COMPETES Act. The […]

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NM Democrats Call for Investigation of GOP’s Ham-Fisted Violation of Legislative Ethics Rules

Using State Seal to Trick Voters into Contributing to Republican Political Campaigns The Republican Party of New Mexico sent out a fundraising letter to 11,000 New Mexico voters last week dated “Thursday afternoon” – and apparently signed by House Majority Leader Rep. Nate Gentry – but it failed to get much more correct beyond that. […]

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Senators Udall, Heinrich Introduce Strong Start for America’s Children Act

Bill would expand access to preschool and improve early learning opportunities in NM U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich joined a group of senators yesterday in introducing the Strong Start for America’s Children Act to expand quality preschool programs in New Mexico and throughout the country. The Strong Start for America’s Children Act is […]

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