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Senator Tom Udall Disappointed in Filibuster of Bill to Protect New Mexico Jobs

U.S. Senator Tom Udall issued the following statement after Republicans blocked the Bring Jobs Home Act, which he supported to protect and create jobs in New Mexico and across the nation by offering incentives for companies that insource jobs and eliminating a tax loophole that benefits companies moving offshore: “Today, we had an opportunity to […]

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Senator Tom Udall Joins Senate in Passing Extension of Highway Funding for New Mexico

Long-term solution to modernize roads and bridges critical to safety and economy U.S. Senator Tom Udall, a member of the Appropriations Committee and the Environment and Public Works Committee, issued the following statement after joining the Senate in voting 79-18 to extend critical highway funding for construction on roads and bridges in New Mexico and […]

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Senator Tom Udall Supports Confirmation of New VA Secretary, Urges Approval of Bipartisan VA Reform Bill

U.S. Senator Tom Udall joined the Senate in voting unanimously to confirm Robert McDonald, a West Point graduate and former Procter & Gamble CEO, as the new secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The position was vacated in May when former VA Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned in the wake of the veterans’ scheduling […]

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Where’s the Investigation? Weeks after Voter Registration Complaints, Duran Yet to Act

Following several reports to the Bernalillo County Clerk’s office of voter registrars providing misleading and suppressive information, Bernalillo County Clerk Maggie Toulouse Oliver was forced to alert the public about the improper tactics and reiterate correct registration procedures. Toulouse Oliver immediately turned the information over to the Secretary of State’s office for further investigation. Now, […]

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Las Cruces City Clerk Certifies Minimum Wage Ordinance Signatures Sufficient

CAFé’s Ordinance will go to the Voters in November On Friday July 25th, the City Clerk, Esther Martinez, validated the 2,257 signatures necessary to certify CAFé’s ordinance to improve wages to $10.10 by 2017 in Las Cruces.  According to the Las Cruces City Charter Article VIII. Section 8.04 (b) it is CAFé’s understanding that the […]

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Steve Pearce Earns a ZERO from National Hispanic, Asian Pacific Islander, Labor and Faith Leaders on 2014 National Immigration Scorecard

National Hispanic groups, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, as well as labor leaders and faith leaders have announced an unprecedented partnership and initiative of civic participation, beginning with the launch of its’ 2014 National Score Card on Immigration. The score card showing how Congress has failed on the issue of immigration reform. (Click here for the Scorecard) Republican Congressman Steve Pearce of […]

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Weekly Address: Closing Corporate Tax Loop Holes

In this week’s address, the President continued his call for our nation to rally around an economic patriotism that says rather than protecting wasteful tax loopholes for a few at the top, we should be investing in things like education and job training that grow the economy for everybody. VIDEO MENSAJE DE LA CASA BLANCA: […]

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Doña Ana County Democrats Commemorate the 24th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act

Doña Ana County Democrats commemorate the 24th Anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Passed by Congress in 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act is the nation’s first comprehensive civil rights law addressing the needs of people with disabilities; prohibiting discrimination in employment, public services, public accommodations, and telecommunications. We join today in celebrating both […]

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GAME CHANGER: Gary King Tied With Gov. Martinez in First 2014 Gov Poll

A new Rasmussen statewide poll was released yesterday showing the 2014 New Mexico Governor’s race tied. 43% Gov. Martinez vs. 43% Gary King. After all of the nasty, desperate ads and negative mud throwing that Jay McLeskey has tossed at Gary King, this poll proves they FAILED! Fight our right wing Governor and help Democrats […]

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State Representative Phillip Archuleta Keynotes the Doña Ana County ADA Job Fair

State Representative Phillip Archuleta (D-36) joined members of southern New Mexico’s disabled community at the Doña Ana County ADA jobs fair on Thursday to celebrate the 24th Anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). In his speech to the group, Representative Archuleta, who is himself disabled, pledged to continue to be […]

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