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Democratic Party of New Mexico Announces New Executive Director

Hire begins building much needed ties between Border States Democratic Party Chairwoman Deb Haaland announced DPNM’s new Executive Director Monday morning. Joe Kabourek, an attorney and top-level staffer from Colorado has been called on to lead the Dem’s into the crucial 2016 election cycle. “I look forward to working with Democrats across New Mexico to […]

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GOP Levels Partisan Attacks Against Keller to Distract from Abuse of Power in Republican Administration

Today, the Albuquerque Journal covered conspiracy theories from the Republican Party about State Auditor Tim Keller’s track record of work for tribes in New Mexico. The Republican Party again attempted to distract the public from the legitimate investigation of Taxation and Revenue Secretary Padilla with misinformation and partisan attacks. Just recently, the Albuquerque Journal printed […]

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Weekly Address: Wall Street Reform is Working

In this week’s address, the President spoke to the progress we have made in making our financial system stronger, safer, and more fair in the years since financial crisis. Five years ago this week our country enacted the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, rules that have substantially reduced recklessness and abuse in our […]

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Senator Tom Udall Objects to GOP Rider on Appropriations Bill Gutting Campaign Finance Protections

Republicans block Udall amendment to strip coordinated spending loophole from Financial Services and General Government Funding bill U.S. Senator Tom Udall stood up for campaign finance protections by objecting to an effort to roll back longstanding limits on coordinated spending between political parties and candidates. During the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee markup of the fiscal […]

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Senator Martin Heinrich: Reauthorization For LWCF Included In Senate Energy Committee Package

U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich, a member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, applauded the inclusion of permanent reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) in the bipartisan Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015. Authorization for LWCF, which was established in 1965, is set to expire on September 30. “There are […]

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LULAC Councils Gather at Laredo International Airport to Deliver Message to Donald Trump – LULAC Supports Veterans Not Bigots!

Yesterday, under the blistering Texas heat, LULAC members protested Donald Trump’s visit to Laredo, Texas. Trump’s visit to the border town was in response to an invitation from the National Border Patrol Council, Local 2455. Although the union retracted the invitation, Trump proceeded with the visit and continued to perpetuate lies regarding Latinos in an […]

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Dem Chair Haaland Comments on NM Finishing Last Again in Kids Count Findings

Healthy, educated children best way to stop finishing last In the nationally recognized Kids Count Data Book Report, just released, New Mexico is again near the bottom nationally when it comes to the economic well-being of our children. New Mexico ranked 49th for the second consecutive year and has ranked in the bottom five for […]

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New Mexico’s Congressional Democrats Seek to Restore Honor to Service Members Discharged Due to Sexual Orientation

U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján and Michelle Lujan Grisham have cosponsored the Restore Honor to Service Members Act, S. 1766 in the Senate and H.R. 3068 in the House. The legislation will help service members discharged due to their sexual orientation correct their military records to reflect […]

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Equality New Mexico Slams Steve Pearce

In a statement issued today, Equality New Mexico (EQNM), a statewide New Mexico LGBT civil rights organization, slammed Congressman Steve Pearce (R-NM2) for signing on as a sponsor of the so-called First Amendment Defence Act, a bill to legalize anti-LGBT discimination and workplace discrimination for single mothers and unmarried couples. EQNM called on donors to refrain from […]

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Senator Udall Reaffirms Call for Action on Child Well-Being

New ranking shows urgent need for collaboration, investment in what works Following a new report that shows New Mexico still ranks 49th in the nation for child well-being, U.S. Senator Tom Udall reaffirmed his call for local, state and national collaboration to improve the health and education of New Mexico children. The new report from […]

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