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Weekly Address: Doubling Our Clean Energy Funding to Address the Challenge of Climate Change

In this week’s address, the President discussed climate change and how the most ambitious climate agreement in history is creating private sector partnerships that are advancing the latest technologies in clean power. Reiterating his State of the Union call to invest in the future rather than subsidize the past, the President said the budget he […]

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Martinez, GOP Restoring Trust in Govn’t by Taking Money from Workers & Blocking Family Leave?

Bill OK’d by Gov. to Cut Local Minimum Wages, Prevent Leave to Be Heard Saturday The Democratic Party of New Mexico on Friday criticized Gov. Susana Martinez’s support for a bill, to be heard in the House Business and Employment Committee on Saturday, that would cut the minimum wage in cities around the state and […]

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Gov Playing Politics; Ok’s GOP SOS Candidate’s Elections Bills, Leaves Dem Job-Growth Bills Languishing

Cronyism in Full Force: Gov’s Pal, Duran Campaign Manager Running Espinoza Race The Democratic Party of New Mexico on Friday once again called out Gov. Susana Martinez for playing politics after she used her official position to promote the Republican candidate for secretary of state by allowing last-minute elections bills introduced by the candidate to […]

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Rachel’s Law, Bill to Protect Rape Survivors, Passes New Mexico Senate

Senate Bill 84, sponsored by Senator Linda Lopez (D-11-Bernalillo) has passed the Senate by unanimous vote. The bill allows a victim of criminal sexual penetration to be granted, at the time of the offender’s sentencing, an order of protection that would remain in effect for the remaining duration of that court’s jurisdiction over the offender. […]

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DPNM: Espinoza’s New-Found Interest in Election Law Politically Expedient

Rep Introduces 3 Elections Bills 24 Hours After Filing Candidacy for Sec of State The Democratic Party of New Mexico on Wednesday called Rep. Nora Espinoza’s new-found interest in elections law a political stunt that has her, once again, using her official position in the Legislature to boost her candidacy for Secretary of State. Specifically, […]

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Senators Udall, Gillibrand, Whitehouse, Merkley, Warner, Heinrich Unveil Bill to Take Partisanship Out of Congressional Redistricting, Restore Choice to Voters

Independent citizen-led redistricting will help fix broken political system  Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), Mark Warner (D-Va.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) introduced the Fairness and Independence in Redistricting (FAIR) Act to take partisanship out of the often divisive congressional redistricting process by requiring states to […]

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Udall Recruiting Summer Interns for Washington, D.C., Office

U.S. Senator Tom Udall invites New Mexico college students interested in gaining legislative or press relations experience to apply for summer internships in his Washington, D.C., office. For more information and to apply for an internship, please visit http://www.tomudall.senate.gov/internships. The upcoming summer internship session in Udall’s office in Washington, D.C., will last from May 31 […]

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DPNM Files Ethics Complaint Against Would-Be GOP Secretary of State Candidate

Rep. Nora Espinoza Used Official Legislative Website for Campaigning The Democratic Party of New Mexico on February 1st, 2016 filed an ethics complaint with the Secretary of State’s office in response to Rep. Nora Espinoza’s publicly using her legislative website – an official government resource – to promote her potential candidacy for the very office […]

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Representative Steinborn Seeks More Solar Power On State Buildings

Experts Say Move Could Save State Millions Representative Jeff Steinborn has teamed up with a bi-partisan group of legislators to introduce legislation exploring the idea of putting solar power on more state buildings. House Memorial 51 directs the General Services Department (GSD) to work with the state Energy, Minerals, and Natural Resources Department (EMNRD) and […]

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Doña Ana County Democrats Celebrate African American History Month

The Democratic Party of Doña Ana County is proud to celebrate diversity and to join in the observance of African American History Month. This year’s theme, “Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American Memories” honors the history of African Americans unfolds across the canvas of America, beginning before the arrival of the Mayflower and continuing to the present. From port cities […]

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