Author Archives: DPNM News

Congressman Pearce Supports ICE Raids that Hurt Communities in His District

Albuquerque, N.M. – Chairwoman of the Democratic Party of New Mexico Debra Haaland stood up for New Mexico’s immigrant communities today, and demanded respect from Congressman Steve Pearce.  Congressman Pearce declared his support for ICE raids that hurt communities in his district with a statement released earlier this week. “President Trump and his Republican colleague Steve Pearce have demonstrated

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Secretary of State Toulouse Oliver Delivers on Campaign Promise

Albuquerque N.M –  Today, Democratic Party of New Mexico Chairwoman Debra Haaland commended Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver on her commitment to keep her campaign promise of ensuring transparency in government. Under Secretary Toulouse Oliver’s leadership, the Secretary of State’s Office launched a site that makes it easier for New Mexicans to access candidate and public

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Democrats Oppose DeVos Confirmation

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, following the confirmation vote in favor of President Trump’s nominee for Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos, Democratic Party of New Mexico Chairwoman Debra Haaland released the following statement: “The confirmation vote for Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education was a misstep for this country.  New Mexicans rely on public schools to provide a quality education

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DPNM: New Mexico GDP Heading the Wrong Direction Under Gov. Martinez

Albuquerque, N.M. – Governor Martinez’s lack of leadership on the economy was highlighted in a new report today from the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA).  The BEA, a federal government agency under the Department of Commerce, released new gross domestic product (GDP) data for the third quarter of 2016.  The BEA’s analysis placed New Mexico at the

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DPNM: New Mexicans Categorically Reject Violence & Discrimination

Albuquerque N.M – Democratic Party of New Mexico issued the following statement regarding the bomb threat at the Jewish Community Center in Albuquerque: “The Democratic Party of New Mexico condemns any type of violence against our communities solely based on how they pray. Diversity is our country’s and our state’s greatest asset.  Whether it is

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Will NM GOP Leaders Stand With Trump on Taxpayer-Funded Border Wall?

Albuquerque, New Mexico – Democratic Party of New Mexico Chairwoman Debra Haaland released the following statement regarding President Trump’s Executive Action to build a U.S. taxpayer-funded border wall on the border with Mexico: “In New Mexico, we have always valued our hardworking immigrant communities, and our diversity. These values are now being attacked by President

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Chairwoman Haaland’s Statement on Trump’s DAPL Executive Actions

Albuquerque, N.M. – This morning president Donald Trump signed executive actions advancing both the Keystone XL (KXL) and the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) projects. In part, the memo allegedly provides for expedited environmental reviews and approvals, which appear to move the controversial projects forward.  In the press briefing, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer reinforced the

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Chairwoman Haaland’s Statement on State of the State Address

Chairwoman Haaland’s Statement on State of the State Address Santa Fe, N.M. –Debra Haaland, Chairwoman of the Democratic Party of New Mexico (DPNM) released the following statement after Governor Martinez State of the State Address: “Once again, Governor Martinez was unsuccessful in delivering for New Mexican families. Her speech did not address the real problems

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