Author Archives: DPNM News

Democratic Party of New Mexico Credits Public Engagement for PED Change of Tune on Science Curriculum Standards

New Mexico – Today, the Democratic Party of New Mexico credited public engagement for the New Mexico Public Education Department’s (PED) change in tune on science curriculum standards. After public outrage was made clear, Governor Martinez’s PED announced that they would not be including the politicized changes they proposed in September. “New Mexico was facing

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DPNM Statement on GOP Announcement for New Mexico Attorney General

New Mexico – The Democratic Party of New Mexico released the following statement after GOP candidate for Congress Michael Hendricks switched races and flimsily decided to run for New Mexico Attorney General. “It’s concerning that the Republican Party would run a candidate with no criminal prosecution or fraud investigations experience,” said Democratic Party of New Mexico Vice

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New Mexico Democrats Call on Steve Pearce To Speak Out Against Trump Administration’s Latest Sabotage That Will Increase Health Care Costs

Ending Cost Sharing Reduction(CSR) Payments Will Increase Premiums by 20%, Drive Up Federal Deficit New Mexico – Today, Chair of the Democratic Party of New Mexico Richard Ellenberg called on Steve Pearce to speak out against President Trump’s latest act of health care sabotage that will drive up health care costs for hardworking New Mexico

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5 Scary Things Republicans Are Trying to Pull That Would Bring Bad Luck to New Mexico, Friday 13th Edition

New Mexico – On Friday the 13th, Republicans have some scary tricks up their sleeves for New Mexico: Dan Lewis is vying to be mayor of Albuquerque, but his and Mayor Berry’s agenda has already made Albuquerque the crime capital of the country and stalled our economy. Dan Lewis as Mayor of Albuquerque would only continue the downward spiral

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Pearce Votes Against Disaster Funding

 As New Mexico Responds to Fires and Floods, Pearce Votes Against Needed Resources  New Mexico – In spite of thousands of families recovering from hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, wildfires in the Pacific Northwest and intense flooding in Valencia and Socorro Counties this weekend, Steve Pearce voted today against federal disaster relief resources and needed

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Las Cruces Election Guide

Candidates Who Will Fight For Las Cruces Las Cruces City Council District 3 Democratic Candidate  Gabriel Vasquez gabe@gabeforlc3.com (575) 323-1004 (484) 639-4534 Las Cruces City Council District 5 Democratic Candidate  Gill Sorg (Incumbent) gillsorg@gmail.com (575) 635-1767 (505) 446-6026 Las Cruces City Council District 6 Democratic Candidate  Yvonne Flores (575) 635-1767 (505) 446-6026 Municipal Judge II

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#TBT: Steve Pearce Voted Against SCHIP—Twice!

New Mexico – Today, as New Mexico families worry about the lapse in authorization for the federal health insurance program that covers 11,300 New Mexico children, the Democratic Party of New Mexico is throwing it back to Congressman Steve Pearce’s two votes against SCHIP.   Pearce has a longstanding record pushing his view that keeps New Mexico

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DPNM Commits to Keep Working for Paid Sick Leave

Albuquerque, N.M. – The Democratic Party of New Mexico (DPNM) recommitted to continue working for paid sick leave after the Healthy Workforce Ordinance narrowly failed with a vote of 49.61%. “Healthy families means a healthy workforce, and we will continue fighting for policies that keep families both healthy and employed,” said DPNM Chair Richard Ellenberg.

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