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Governor Martinez Delivers Final State of the State on the Heels of Grim Child Well-Being Report

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.   

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National Rankings Agree: Democrats Likely to Flip New Mexico Governor Seat

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

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Governor Martinez Attempts to Take Away Services from New Mexicans, Again

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

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DPNM: A Budget for New Mexicans

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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Help Nominate Judges with Our Values

Help elect judges with our values of integrity, fairness, and respect. We need folks to collect petition signatures and contribution forms for each judicial candidate on our slate. The best news is: they’re not running against each other, they’re each running for a different position on the bench! Below are the nominating petition forms and contribution

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Young Democrats of New Mexico Set Out to Register High School Seniors Statewide, Launch “Young People Vote” Campaign

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

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VIDEO: Steve Pearce Celebrates Bill to Raise Taxes on New Mexico Families

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

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Democratic Party of New Mexico Calls on Steve Pearce to Vote Against GOP Tax Scam

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

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