Category Archives: From Our Chair

Debra Haaland: Weekly Update: Special SCC Meeting Edition!

Dear Democrats, After a wonderful Labor Day weekend of travel to Mora County for the Wagon Mound Bean Day Festival Parade, and to Santa Fe for the Central Labor Council Labor Day Barbecue I’m happy to give everyone an update at our Fall SCC Meeting this weekend at the Hilton Garden Inn in Las Cruces!

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Debra Haaland: Weekly Update

Dear Democrats, This past week was a hectic one. The DPNM staff and I attended the DNC meeting in Minneapolis, and we are excited to report that New Mexico is receiving a great amount of attention from our colleagues across the country. I met personally with DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz and representatives of the

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Deb Haaland: Weekly Update

Dear Fellow Democrats, This week I’m proud to send you a special message from the National Political director of the DNC, our own Raul Alvillar. From time-to-time, I’ll ask prominent Democrats to address you, because it’s important for us to interact with each other in our Democratic Family. Please pass Raul’s message on to other

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Debra Haaland: Weekly Update

Dear Democrats, As New Mexicans celebrate this beautiful summer season there is tremendous energy and enthusiasm for moving our state forward with the progressive, enlightened agenda of the Democratic Party. On Tuesday we had a fundraiser for the DPNM at the Isotopes Game, where I had the opportunity to spend time with several of our

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Debra Haaland: Weekly Update

Dear Democrats, I am writing this week with exciting news! I am extremely pleased to announce that our new Executive Director, Joe Kabourek, will be starting in the next couple of weeks. Joe ran a great Attorney General race in Colorado last cycle, is well-qualified, comes highly recommended from the Colorado Chairman Rick Palacio, and

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A Message From Chairwoman Haaland

From Chairwoman Debra Haaland: Today I am going to Santa Fe to oppose the New Mexico Human Services Department proposal to expand mandatory work activities in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Employment & Training program to the following populations: – teenagers without children 16 to 18 – adults without children age 50 to 60

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Debra Haaland: Weekly Update

Dear Democrat, There is a feeling of elation around New Mexico and the DPNM offices as we all celebrate a historic week for the principals of social justice, civil rights and the positive role of government. The Supreme Court rulings on the Affordable Care Act and marriage equality were affirmations of beliefs the Democratic Party has supported for many years. On a more sobering

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