In this week’s address, President Obama highlighted the momentum building across the country to give Americans a raise and reiterated his call for Congress to increase the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10. The President has already signed an executive order to raise the minimum wage for people working under new federal contracts. Companies large
Over 1500+ delegates will meet to choose state Dem officeholders On Saturday, March 8 over 1500+ delegates from all corners of New Mexico will meet at the Route 66 Casino and Hotel to select our nominees for the June 3 primary. Over the past 2 months, thousands of Democrats have participated in county conventions in
Yesterday, DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced that native New Mexican and political operative, Raul Alvillar will be the next Political Director at the DNC. DPNM Chairman Sam Bregman said, “Raul worked extensively in New Mexico politics, we know firsthand that he has great determination and political skill that will make him incredibly valuable to
U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich have announced that the Bureau of Reclamation will provide $1.7 million for the Eastern New Mexico Rural Water System Project. Combined with previously enacted FY 2014 funding, these additional funds bring the total available for the project to over $2.3 million. The funding will be used to continue
House Republicans voted for the 50th time today to undermine the Affordable Care Act. Following the vote, DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement: “Today’s vote is just the latest example of GOP obstructionism — after going so far as to shut down the federal government last October in hopes of derailing Obamacare.