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New Mexico Sinks Deeper Into Poverty Under Martinez

In just the last two years of Susana Martinez’s “bold changes,” nearly 22,000 more people in New Mexico are living in poverty. Census figures out today show slightly more than one in five of our people suffering from hunger and being homeless. Nationally, this puts New Mexico second-highest in the rate of people living in

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Senator Tom Udall Votes to Avoid Government Shutdown

U.S. Senator Tom Udall issued the following statement on today’s 73-22 vote on a budget resolution to keep the federal government operating through mid-December: “I voted for today’s budget resolution because it’s the right thing for New Mexico’s economy, and it supports jobs. New Mexico cannot afford another government shutdown and today’s vote took the

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Duran Delays Military Ballots…Again

Yesterday, Republican Secretary of State Dianna Duran further delayed the mailing of military ballots to New Mexico voters overseas by filing in Federal Court to have the ballot questions in Bernalillo and Santa Fe counties removed from the New Mexico State Supreme Court. “Dianna Duran’s contempt for the rule of law is disgraceful,” said DPNM

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Senator Tom Udall Votes for Equal Pay for Women

Disappointed that Republicans again chose to filibuster Paycheck Fairness Act After casting his vote in the U.S. Senate in favor of pay equity, U.S. Senator Tom Udall expressed his disappointment that Republicans again blocked the Paycheck Fairness Act, a bill that would ensure women receive equal pay for equal work. Although the bill received support from

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NM House Dem Nominee Mariaelena Johnson Responds to SOS Dianna Duran​

In response to Secretary of State Dianna Duran’s comments to the Albuquerque Journal regarding the recent court order in Rio Rancho requiring expanded voting opportunities, nominee for State Representative in District 53, Mariaelena Johnson, released the following statement: “While voters in Rio Rancho will now have increased access to the polls, the voters of Chaparral

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