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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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DPNM Stands with New Mexico Families, Encourages ABQ Voters to Support Paid Sick Leave

Albuquerque, N.M. – The Democratic Party of New Mexico (DPNM) stands with working families and today endorsed the paid sick leave measure which would protect workers from losing their jobs or pay when they or a family member is sick. According to Healthy Workforce ABQ there are 107,000 people in Albuquerque who do not have

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Steve Pearce Silent on Bill to End Health Coverage for 230,000 New Mexico Residents, Blow $1.3 Billion Hole in State Budget

Pearce Voted For Previous ACA Repeal Bill As the Senate continues debate on the Graham-Cassidy health care bill, extreme right-wing Republican Steve Pearce has been in hiding, refusing to take a position on this dangerous plan that would hit New Mexico’s families and budget hard—even after he voted for a previous repeal bill that would

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TODAY: McCamley & DPNM to Answer Questions on Governor Martinez’s Pay-to-Play Scandal

Breaking news story reveals multiple connections of misuse and abuse by Governor Susana Martinez’s administration   Albuquerque, NM. – Today, Thursday, September 21, 2017, N.M. Representative Bill McCamley and Chair of the Democratic Party of New Mexico Richard Ellenberg will be available to answer questions on a breaking news story covering Governor Martinez’s pay-to-play tactics. In

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McCamley Calls for Investigation After Major Break-through in Gov. Martinez Pay-to-play Scanda

Las Cruces, N.M. – Today,  Democratic N.M. Representative and Chair of the New Mexico Finance Authority Oversight Committee Bill McCamley called for an investigation after International Business Times reported a major break through in another Governor Martinez pay-to-play scandal. The news article goes in depth into the details of donations to Governor Martinez’s campaign and the wasteful use of

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DNC Deputy Chair Keith Ellison Will Join DPNM to Honor 2017 Rising Stars, Outstanding Volunteers at Annual Dinner

Albuquerque, N.M. – The Democratic Party of New Mexico will be joined by Democratic National Committee (DNC) Deputy Chair Keith Ellison at the Annual DPNM Rising Star Dinner to honor this years’ Rising Stars and outstanding volunteers. The annual event will be held on Friday, September 22, 2017 at 7:00pm at the Sheraton Uptown in Albuquerque. “It’s the volunteers,

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Rising Star Dinner with Keith Ellison

GET YOUR TICKETS HERE!  DPNM’s Rising Star Dinner with Keith Ellison is almost here, and we’re excited to announce that this year’s Rising Stars are New Mexico Representatives Daymon Ely and Angelica Rubio!!! Daymon Ely is a freshman state legislator for NewMexico House District 23, in Albuquerque and Corrales. He has made a name for himself as a legislator

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DPNM Issues Memorandum of Support of New Campaign Finance Transparency

New Mexico – Today, the Democratic Party of New Mexico issued a memorandum of support for the new campaign finance transparency rule adopted by Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver after an extensive public comment period. The Democratic Party of New Mexico’s memorandum emphasized the Party’s stance to overturn Citizens’ United, a court case that

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