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New Mexico Democrats Celebrate Labor Day

The Democratic Party of New Mexico celebrates Labor Day and the lasting contributions of working people to the history of our nation. We also celebrate the history of unions and the role of organized labor in bringing about the emergence of the middle class. Labor’s many contributions include the eight hour day, the end of

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Thoughts from Sam—Celebrate Labor Day!

1894 was the first time the entire country celebrated a national labor day. Over the past 120 years we have celebrated great victories that came from local organizing in communities large and small, in every corner of America. Much of what we now take for granted—the 40-hour work week, the minimum wage, health insurance, paid

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Weekly Address: This Labor Day, Let’s Talk About the Minimum Wage

In this week’s address, the President wished Americans a Happy Labor Day weekend, highlighted the important economic progress we’ve made, and reaffirmed his commitment to accelerate our progress and ensure that our growing economy fuels a strong middle class. To do this, the President reiterated that Congress should do right by hardworking Americans across the

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NM House Democrats Offer Ideas and Vision For Future

Republicans continue to push extreme, damaging, out-of-touch agenda New Mexico Democrats are fired up and excited about our 2014 state house candidates. These outstanding women and men are teachers, labor leaders, firefighters, paramedics, veterans and small business owners. They don’t pretend to have all the answers but they do promise to offer common sense ideas

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Senator Tom Udall Announces Funding to Help Deming Winery Expand Operations

U.S. Senator Tom Udall, a member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture and Rural Development, visited the St. Clair Winery in Deming and announced a $50,000 grant to help expand production of its Hatch chile-infused wines and support New Mexico’s agricultural industry, which is creating jobs in Luna County. The funding will help the

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