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DPNM Highlights Progress the Country Made Under President Obama

New Mexico – The Democratic Party of New Mexico Chairwoman Debra Haaland released the following statement after President Obama delivered his farewell address:  “We have a lot to thank Obama for–more people in New Mexico have health care coverage, our country is moving toward energy independence, and he ushered in a new era of tribal

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Governor Martinez Doubles Down on Cuts Only Approach that Harms New Mexicans

New Mexico – After Governor Martinez released her budget plan, the Democratic Party of New Mexico released the following statement criticizing her cuts only approach that doesn’t invest in New Mexico’s economy. “Governor Martinez’s priorities are clearly outlined in her budget, and her priorities clearly do not put New Mexico families first,” said Debra Haaland, Chairwoman

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DPNM to Host Watch Party For President Obama’s Farewell Address

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, Tuesday, January 10, 2017, the Democratic Party of New Mexico (DPNM) will host a watch party for President Obama’s Farewell Address to show appreciation for everything he’s done to move our country forward. President Obama will deliver his farewell speech from his home state of Illinois in Chicago.  ***Press interested in covering the

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President Obama, Congressional Democrats Rally to Protect New Mexicans Covered Under ACA

New Mexico – Today, President Obama and Congressional Democrats rallied to protect New Mexicans covered under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) from Republican efforts to repeal the law. If Republicans repeal the ACA, approximately 266,000 New Mexicans stand to lose their health care coverage. “Republicans don’t understand that their political efforts to repeal the ACA will

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Pearce Votes to Sell Off Public Lands, Harm New Mexico Economy

New Mexico – In one of their first moves as a legislative body, Congressman Pearce and U.S. House Republicans voted to sell off public lands, which would have negative impacts on New Mexico’s culture and economy. The provision comes as an amendment to U.S. House Rules and would make it easier for Congress to surrender federal

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