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Advocates are Confident that Immigration Ruling by a Texas Federal District Court Will Not Stand – Individuals are Urged to Be Ready to Apply!

Early this morning, a U.S. District Court Judge in the Southern District of Texas issued a temporary injunction blocking the implementation of the expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) as well as the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA) program. The Obama Administration is appealing the ruling. The application process for […]

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The Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention Act: What the President Just Signed

Today, President Obama signed the Clay Hunt Act into law in the East Room of the White House. The new suicide prevention law is named in honor of Clay Hunt, an extraordinary young Texan and decorated Marine who served with distinction in Iraq and Afghanistan. Like too many of our veterans, Clay struggled with depression […]

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DNC Chair Announces Philadelphia to Host the 2016 Democratic National Convention

Today, DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced Philadelphia will host the 2016 Democratic National Convention the week of July 25, 2016. The DNC signed the final contract with Philadelphia this morning. “I am thrilled to announce that Philadelphia will host the convention where we will nominate the 45th President of the United States,” Wasserman […]

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U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich Sponsors Health Care Enrollment Event In Sunland Park

The Office of U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), along with the New Mexico Primary Care Association, Enroll America, Doña Ana County, and Doña Ana County Community College are hosting a health care enrollment event, “ACA and You,” on Thursday, February 12, 2015 in Sunland Park. Many New Mexicans qualify for free or low-cost health insurance because of […]

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Weekly Address: A Path Towards a Thriving Middle Class

In this week’s address, the President described the progress our economy has made, laying a foundation for a future that prioritizes middle-class economics. This week, the President will send a budget to Congress centered on the idea that everyone who works hard should have the chance to get ahead. His plan will reverse harmful sequestration […]

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Senators Udall, Heinrich Urge McConnell To Pass Homeland Security Funding Bill without Unfairly Targeting DREAMers

With Homeland Security funding set to expire, Senators say clean, full funding bill for 2015 fiscal year urgently needed to maintain security efforts In a letter, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich urged Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to pass a clean bill that funds the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for the remainder […]

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Weekly Address: Middle-Class Economics

In this week’s address, the President shared his plan, outlined in his State of the Union address earlier this week, to give hardworking families the support they need to make ends meet by focusing on policies that benefit the middle class and those working to reach the middle class. Through common-sense proposals like closing loopholes […]

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Senate Majority Leader Michael Sanchez Delivers Democratic Response to Governor Martinez’s State of New Mexico Address

Democrats Will Push for Help for Working People, Oppose Anti-Union Measures New Mexico Senate Majority Leader Michael Sanchez (D-29-Bernalillo & Valencia) delivered a Democratic response yesterday to Gov. Susana Martinez’s State of the State address which was given at the State Capitol. Sanchez laid out significant differences between Democratic priorities and the Governor’s policy agenda, […]

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Doña Ana Democrats Mourn the Passing of State Representative Phillip M. Archuleta

Tuesday afternoon State Representative Phillip Archuleta (D-Doña Ana-36) passed away from complications of pneumonia. As State Representative from his southern New Mexico district Phillip Archuleta was a leading champion for civil rights and equal treatment of all New Mexicans, for labor and working people, and for veterans. As a legislator he fought for quality public education, equity […]

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Senator Tom Udall Welcomes Passage of Bill to Begin Reform of Federal Information Technology Systems

Udall authored reform legislation to improve how citizens interact with government, save billions of taxpayers’ dollars, increase transparency in IT purchasing U.S. Senator Tom Udall, chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, today announced that a bill he has helped champion in Congress, to begin needed reforms of federal information […]

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