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Senator Tom Udall Welcomes Passage of Full Funding for Department of Homeland Security

U.S. Senator Tom Udall released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill to avert a shutdown and fund the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the end of the fiscal year: “I’m glad the House finally joined the Senate in passing a bill to fund DHS and ensure our communities […]

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Senator Martin Heinrich’s Reaction To Israeli Prime Minister’s Speech

U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich made the following statement on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to a joint meeting of Congress yesterday: “We all share the primary goal of preventing a nuclear-armed Iran.  That is in the best interest of the United States, Israel, and the global community.  Where I differ from Prime Minister Netanyahu […]

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DNC Chair Wasserman Schultz’s Statement Celebrating Women’s History Month

Today, DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement in honor of Women’s History Month: “March is Women’s History Month, and this year’s theme is ‘Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives.’ This theme provides us an important opportunity to ensure that we, as a nation, are including the stories, struggles, and successes of women into the American narrative. […]

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Doña Ana County Democrats Celebrate Women’s History Month

The Democratic Party of Doña Ana County is proud to join in the observance of National Women’s History Month. This year’s theme, “Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives” presents the opportunity to weave women’s stories – individually and collectively – into the essential fabric of our nation’s history. We honor the historic and central role of women […]

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Weekly Address: Ensuring Hardworking Americans Retire with Dignity

In this week’s address, the President reiterated his commitment to middle-class economics, and to ensuring that all hardworking Americans get the secure and dignified retirement they deserve. While most financial advisers prioritize their clients’ futures, there are some who direct their clients towards bad investments in return for back-door payments and hidden fees. That’s why, […]

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NM House Republicans and Gov. Martinez ram ‘Right to work for less’ bill through State House

Goal: Destroy unions and working class in New Mexico Governor Martinez and NM House Republicans continued their attack on working men and women by passing a ‘right to work for less’ bill through the state house last night. This bill, championed by business and wealthy interests does nothing to create jobs or improve the economy […]

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FCC Adopts Strong Sustainable Rules to Protect Open Internet

Rules Will Preserve the Internet as a Platform for Innovation, Free Expression and Economic Growth Ending lingering uncertainty about the future of the Open Internet, the Federal Communications Commission today set sustainable rules of the roads that will protect free expression and innovation on the Internet and promote investment in the nation’s broadband networks. The […]

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Senator Tom Udall Statement on President’s Veto of Keystone Pipeline Bill

U.S. Senator Tom Udall issued the following statement after President Obama vetoed a bill mandating approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline: “I support the president’s veto of the Keystone XL Pipeline bill and will vote to uphold it. It is unprecedented for Congress to mandate a pipeline for a private, foreign corporation. This is a […]

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Senator Howie Morales: Parents Have the Right to Opt Their Children Out of Standardized Testing

There is a lot of misinformation circulating regarding the upcoming Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers test (PARCC) that will be administered to students from grades 3-11 this spring. I want to clarify the options parents have in deciding to opt their children out of taking this test. Many of you have […]

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Weekly Address: We Should Make Sure the Future Is Written by Us

In this week’s address, the President underscored the importance of continuing to grow our economy and support good-paying jobs for our workers by opening up new markets for American goods and services. While America’s businesses, ranchers, and farmers are already exporting goods at record levels, there’s more room for growth with 95 percent of the […]

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