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Senators Udall and Heinrich Announce Nearly $17 Million to Improve Rural Water Systems in New Mexico

U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich have announced nearly $17 million in federal funding to improve three rural water systems in New Mexico. The funding comes in the form of nearly $15 million in grants and $2 million in low cost loans from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development program. The projects will […]

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Gary King’s Plan to Boost New Mexico’s Economy

NM Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gary King has unveiled his plan to bring the state out of the economic black hole that his opponent helped to create. “Stimulating economic growth and creating environmentally clean, well paying jobs for our families and the next generation is something Susana Martinez has failed to do,” charges Gary King “That’s why […]

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Senator Tom Udall’s Campaign Responds to Allen Weh’s Latest Attack Ad

The Udall campaign has responded to Allen Weh’s latest attack ad against Tom Udall’s record of fighting for New Mexico families. Udall Campaign Manager Daniel Sena issued the following statement: “On Jan. 1, 2013, Allen Weh’s radical Republican friends forced the nation into a raw deal to avoid massive tax increases caused by the so-called […]

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DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s Statement on National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement: “Today we celebrate the beginning of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. As a survivor, this month holds a special significance for me, as it does for millions of women and families affected by this disease. “When, months […]

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As Election Day Nears, LULAC Reminds Politicians who Subscribe to Laura Ingraham’s Hateful Rhetoric of the Power of the Latino Electorate

Today, LULAC National Executive Director Brent Wilkes issued the following statement in response to the remarks made by talk show host Laura Ingraham. Right-wing radio host and anti-immigration crusader Laura Ingraham launched a tirade last week against MSNBC host Jose Diaz-Balart, mocking Diaz-Balart for translating his interview with a DREAMer and calling it “annoying” that he pronounced the […]

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Weekly Address: America is Leading the World

In this week’s address, the President reiterated the forceful and optimistic message of American leadership that he delivered in his speech before the United Nations General Assembly earlier this week. America is leading the world against the most pressing challenges, including the fight to degrade and destroy ISIL, the effort to stop the Ebola epidemic, […]

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District Attorney D’Antonio Releases Report on Deleted E-mails Under Prior Administration

Third Judicial District Attorney, Mark D’Antonio released an “Administrative Investigative Report” of missing e-mails and destruction of computer hard drives by former District Attorney employees.  The report was prompted by difficulty encountered in the District Attorney’s Office responding to a request made under the Inspection of Public Records Act (IPRA). Mr. D’Antonio issued the following […]

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New Mexico Sinks Deeper Into Poverty Under Martinez

In just the last two years of Susana Martinez’s “bold changes,” nearly 22,000 more people in New Mexico are living in poverty. Census figures out today show slightly more than one in five of our people suffering from hunger and being homeless. Nationally, this puts New Mexico second-highest in the rate of people living in […]

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Duran Delays Military Ballots…Again

Yesterday, Republican Secretary of State Dianna Duran further delayed the mailing of military ballots to New Mexico voters overseas by filing in Federal Court to have the ballot questions in Bernalillo and Santa Fe counties removed from the New Mexico State Supreme Court. “Dianna Duran’s contempt for the rule of law is disgraceful,” said DPNM […]

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Senator Tom Udall Votes for Equal Pay for Women

Disappointed that Republicans again chose to filibuster Paycheck Fairness Act After casting his vote in the U.S. Senate in favor of pay equity, U.S. Senator Tom Udall expressed his disappointment that Republicans again blocked the Paycheck Fairness Act, a bill that would ensure women receive equal pay for equal work. Although the bill received support from […]

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