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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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NM Dem Chair Haaland Statement on Marriage Equality

Today, New Mexico Democratic Chairwoman Deb Haaland released the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s ruling upholding marriage equality across the US: “As the mother of a lesbian daughter, I am thrilled to know that her future is free from barriers to marry whomever she wishes. Somáh came out to me as a

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NM Dem Chair Haaland Applauds Supreme Court Decision on ACA

Today, New Mexico Democratic Chairwoman Deb Haaland released the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on the Affordable Care Act in King v. Burwell: “Because of the Affordable Care Act, more than 50,000 New Mexicans don’t have to choose between paying bills and going to the doctor. Access to affordable health

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Debra Haaland: Weekly Update

Dear Democrats, This past week was filled with action and energy that bodes well for great things to come! More than 100 people attended our event at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center honoring Senate Majority Leader Michael Sanchez. He was presented with a proclamation from New Mexico’s tribal leaders recognizing him for saving Indian Day

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Debra Haaland: Weekly Update

Dear Democrat, This week’s update comes from the road, as I’m in Roosevelt County with the Democratic Women and at the Curry County Democratic meeting with our CD-3 Vice Chair Charlotte Roybal! First, our House and Senate Democrats successfully brokered a capital outlay package that makes sure nearly $300 million reaches our communities that need

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