Tag Archives: Susana Martinez

Governor Martinez Unveils First TV Ad For 2014

Slick ad ultimate in hypocrisy Yesterday Governor Martinez unveiled her first TV ad for 2014. This ad presents a rosy picture of life in New Mexico. Judge for yourself if you think New Mexicans are better off now than 4 years ago. Here is the link: http://youtu.be/H1LsrdV4458 Will you contribute $10,$25 or $50 to help […]

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Governor Martinez’s Lack of Record Shines Most in State-of-the-State Address

“We need someone who will lead and govern — not play politics!” This resounding message given by Senator William Soules (D-32-Doña Ana) in the Democratic response to the governor’s State of the State speech set the stage for the start of the 30-day 2014 legislative session. Senator Soules countered the governor’s empty remarks and lack […]

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DPNM Files Public Record Requests Seeking Info on McCleskey Involvement in State Government Decision Making

DPNM has filed Inspection of Public Records Requests with the Governor’s Office and two key state agencies in an effort to determine the level of involvement Governor Martinez’s private political consultant has exerted over major state government decisions. Part of this request has been for “all emails, documents, papers, letters, notes, and other materials, regardless […]

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DPNM Files IRS and FEC Complaints Against McCleskey/Martinez Non-Profit, ‘New Mexico Competes’

DPNM has filed formal complaints to the IRS and FEC regarding the activities of a suspect organization that may be illegally coordinating with, and seeking to conceal campaign contributions on behalf of New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez. The intent of these activities may be to violate and circumvent New Mexico law limiting campaign contributions to […]

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Governor Martinez Ignores Hunger and Children in New Mexico

Key Martinez cabinet secretaries ‘out of control’ and disinterested in New Mexico families Governor Martinez wasted no time appointing two out-of-state Republican hacks that had no background or understanding of New Mexico to agencies responsible for children and families.  Hanna Skandera and Sidonie Squier, both mediocre and poor candidates for any position, with no experience or understanding […]

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Do-Nothing Governor Martinez Continues Campaign of Arrogance and Hypocrisy

3 years ago while running for Governor of New Mexico, candidate Martinez used any opportunity to blast Democrats and our Governor for each and every problem that affected New Mexicans.  She won the election and for 31 months, has failed to offer a plan or vision that would improve the lives for 2 million+ New Mexicans. […]

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As New Mexico Bleeds Jobs, Susana Martinez Makes Excuses

Under Governor Susana Martinez’s leadership New Mexico has been the only state in the region to lose more jobs than it gained. From September 2011 to 2012, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that the state lost more than 9,200 jobs. In fact, New Mexico is one of only six states that continues to bleed […]

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Did You See: It’s Time to Set Up Exchanges

On Friday the New York Times published an editorial urging states like New Mexico to stop stalling on setting up insurance exchanges for the citizens in those states. The insurance exchanges that allow consumers to choose from private health insurance plans must be up and running and open for business for consumers no later than […]

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NAACP and LULAC Denounce Governor’s Extremist Allies on Driver’s License Issue, and Discriminatory Anti-Immigrant Agenda

In a joint press release, New Mexico’s chapters of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) said they are concerned and appalled by the involvement of the Americans for Legal immigration PAC (ALIPAC) in New Mexico politics, as well as Governor Susana Martinez’s […]

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