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DPNM: CBO Confirms Senate Healthcare Repeal Takes Healthcare Away from New Mexicans

New Mexico – Today, the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) announced that at least 22 million Americans are expected to lose their health coverage under the Senate Republican healthcare repeal. In response to the CBO score, Chair of the Democratic Party of New Mexico (DPNM) Richard Ellenberg released the following statement:  “The CBO confirms that

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#Healthcare4NM Story Board

At simultaneous statewide events on June 17, New Mexicans gathered to demand Republicans protect the health care of our neighbors, friends, and families. The events served as a forum for people to share their stories and explain what the healthcare repeal would mean to the people we know in our communities. If you would like

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Democratic Party of NM Statement on Senate Republican Healthcare Bill

New Mexico – The Democratic Party of New Mexico Chair Richard Ellenberg released to following statement after Senate Republicans released the healthcare bill they drafted behind closed doors: “Republicans are actively working to take away the health care many New Mexicans rely on to stay healthy. Under the Republican plan children will go without doctor

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New Mexicans Share Trumpcare Concerns at Simultaneous, Statewide #HealthCare4NM Events

New Mexico – Today, New Mexicans showed that they’re watching the secretive health care process closely, and they stood up against Trumpcare at 20 simultaneous events throughout the state. The Democratic Party of New Mexico, Indivisible, Progressive Democrats of America, and Working Families Party teamed up to organize the events, which served as forums for New

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TODAY: Simultaneous, Statewide #HealthCare4NM Events to Fight Trumpcare

Albuquerque, NM – Today, June 17, New Mexicans, in a never seen effort, will gather in counties across New Mexico to hold simultaneous events from 10am to 11am to fight Trumpcare. The events will serve as an demonstration of support for the Affordable Care Act and opposition to the Republican health care bill currently making its way through Congress, also known

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Bernalillo County Dems to Host ABQ Mayoral Candidate Forum

Democratic, Republican & Independent Candidates to Participate Albuquerque, NM – TODAY, Thursday, June 15, 2017 the Bernalillo County Democratic Party will  host a Albuquerque Mayoral Candidate forum. Candidates Tim Keller, Brian Colón, Gus Pedrotty,  Dan Lewis, Michelle Garcia Holmes, and Susan Wheeler-Deichsel will participate. The conversation will be moderated by none other than New Mexico’s Joe

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DPNM: Violence Is Not the Answer

New Mexico – The Democratic Party of New Mexico released the following statement on Congressional shooting in Virginia: “This morning’s events shocked the country, and as Democrats we stand firmly against violence. Our thoughts are with the families, staff members, and Congress members who were directly involved. Though we are in contentious political times, violence

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State Rank on Child Well-Being Reveals Failure of Republican Policies, Success of Democratic Initiatives

New Mexico – Today, New Mexico’s rank in child well-being revealed a dramatic contrast between the failure of Republican policies and success of Democratic initiatives. Democratic Party of New Mexico Chair Richard Ellenberg highlighted the stark difference between the policies saying, “Democrats believe that New Mexicans are resilient and powerful, and we can work to

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Senator Martin Heinrich & Bernalillo County Democrats Will March for Equality in ABQ Pride Parade

Albuquerque, NM – On Saturday, June 10, U.S. Senator Heinrich, Democratic candidates, and Bernalillo County Democrats will march for equality in the ABQ Pride Parade.  The Democratic Party of Bernalillo County will debut their new Democrats Care program banner on their float entitled “The Best Party in Town.”  The Democrats Care program puts action to the Democratic values of community, cooperation, unity, and

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DPNM Statement on Skandera Resignation

New Mexico – Today, Vice Chair of the Democratic Party of New Mexico and special education teacher Neomi Martinez Parra released the following statement on the resignation of Republican Governor Susana Martinez’s Public Education Department Secretary Hannah Skandera:  “This is good news for New Mexico kids and teachers. As an educator and a parent, I

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