New Mexico – On the heels of a grim child-wellbeing report, Governor Martinez delivered a State of the State address that refused to acknowledge that her legacy has left New Mexico with one of the highest unemployment rates in the country, the worst place to raise a family, and at the bottom for child-wellbeing.
Rankings Cite Failure Under GOP Governor Susana Martinez This weekend, the Washington Post named New Mexico as the governor’s seat most likely to flip parties. Previously, Politico, National Journal, Inside Elections, Governing, and Cook Political Report all reported that Democrats are likely to win New Mexico’s governor’s race in 2018. “National political observers are confirming what we in New Mexico already
New Mexico – After alarming reports of Governor Susana Martinez’s administration ending a key contract with a senior service provider, Non-Metro Area Agency on Aging, the Democratic Party of New Mexico pointed to a disturbing pattern from Republicans in the state. “Governor Martinez and Republicans in the state have an egregious pattern of taking away
New Mexico – The Democratic Party of New Mexico released the following statement after the Democratic leaders of the Legislative Finance Committee (LFC) Patty Lundstrom (D-Gallup) and John Arthur Smith (D-Deming) released budget priorities for the 2018 Legislative Session, which include raises for state workers and teachers and a boost to recruit and retain more
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Albuquerque, New Mexico (January 2, 2018) — Today, the Young Democrats of New Mexico announced a new campaign called “Young People Vote”. The campaign is a statewide initiative to register high school seniors across New Mexico. Zack Quintero, the elected President of the Young Democrats of New Mexico said, “We are entering 2018 with crucial
New Mexico – In a video, Steve Pearce celebrated voting for a bill that would raise taxes on New Mexico families while making false claims about the impact of the bill. According to the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, New Mexicans who earn less than $75,000 per year would ultimately see tax increases while top earners will disproportionately
New Mexico – Today, the Democratic Party of New Mexico called on Congressman Steve Pearce to change his vote on the GOP tax scam during a teleconference with reporters. During the call, Chair Ellenberg pointed to similarities between this scam and the tax breaks Governor Martinez gave to her corporate donors, which failed to bring the
New Mexico – Ahead of a crucial vote in the House of Representatives on the GOP Tax Bill, the Democratic Party of New Mexico will host a press teleconference calling on Congressman Steve Pearce to vote against the harmful GOP tax bill that would raise taxes on New Mexico families to pay for giveaways
GOP bill is tax scam, not tax reform Richard Ellenberg Published 8:46 p.m. MT Dec. 16, 2017 We all know that we need a simpler, more transparent tax system. But what Republicans, including Congressman Steve Pearce, are trying to pass under the guise of tax reform is not tax reform — it’s a scam.