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DPNM Counting Taxpayer Dollars Wasted By N.M. House Republicans

N.M. House Republicans Pushing Governor Martinez’s Political Games New Mexico – New Mexico House Republicans are wasting tens of thousands of dollars pushing Governor Martinez’s political games in the special session, and the Democratic Party of New Mexico released a ticker to keep track of taxpayer dollars N.M. House Republicans are costing our state. See number of

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Congressman Ben Ray Luján: House Budget Takes Our Country in the Wrong Direction

Congressman Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico’s Third District released the following statement today after voting against House Republicans’ budget for Fiscal Year 2015: “With this budget, House Republicans have outlined their priorities and their roadmap for our country.  Unfortunately, it would take us down a path that weakens the middle class at the expense

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Congresswoman Lujan Grisham Rejects the Republican Budget, Again

Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01), a member of the House of Representatives Committee on the Budget, once again voted against the GOP budget proposal introduced by Congressman Paul Ryan. The budget, which Lujan Grisham vigorously spoke out against in the Budget Committee, passed the full Committee on a party-line vote. “I voted against the Republican

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Senators Udall and Heinrich Welcome President Obama’s Budget Proposal

U.S. Senator Tom Udall, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement about the President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2015 budget request: “The president’s budget is a statement of the administration’s priorities for the year to come, and overall, it contains good news for New Mexicans. It continues to roll back the devastating

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Governor Martinez and NM House Republicans Vote To Keep NM 50th and Dead Last For Well being Of Our Kids

GOP content with NM 1st  in nation for child hunger as well as supporting a war on teachers On Friday, House Democrats presented a fair state budget that was a compromise for both parties.  Taking orders from Gov. Martinez, House Republicans voted in lockstep against this fair and equitable budget. Once again Gov. Martinez, said

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Congressman Ben Ray Luján Votes for Government Funding Package that Rolls Back Sequestor Cuts

Congressman Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico’s Third District voted yesterday for the omnibus appropriations bill that funds the government for fiscal year 2014.  As a result of the budget deal that was passed in December, the appropriations bill rolls back the sequester cuts that have negatively impacted New Mexico. “For too long Congress has had

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Congresswoman Lujan Grisham Votes to Fund Government

Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released the following statement after voting for the Fiscal Year 2014 Consolidated Appropriations Act, which passed the House of Representatives by a strong bipartisan vote of 359 to 67: “Today, the House of Representatives took a monumental step forward by passing bipartisan legislation to fund the government through the end of

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Congressman Luján and Congresswoman Lujan Grisham Vote for Budget Agreement

New Mexico’s Democratic Congressional leaders both cast votes in favor of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 yesterday. The budget compromise, which sets national funding for two years, passed the house 332 to 94. Congressman Ben Ray Lujn of New Mexico’s Third District released the following statement today after voting for a compromise budget plan

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U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich Statement on Proposed Budget Agreement

U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) has released the following statement on the proposed budget agreement authored by Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) and Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI): “This bipartisan budget agreement will prevent a government shutdown and is an important step toward undoing some of the damaging across-the-board cuts from the sequester. The sequester cuts and

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