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What’s Going On With Dianna Duran and Mack Energy?

Let’s play connect the dots with Dianna Duran, Jay McCleskey & heavy-hitting GOP mega donors: In 2010, Dianna Duran took $7,500 from Mack Energy Corporation. Then in 2012, Mack Energy, and its founder and president, Mack Chase along with another of his companies Chase Oil, gave $180,000 to start a super PAC, Reform New Mexico

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Senator Udall Encourages Participation in Saturday’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

As New Mexico continues to battle alarming prescription drug abuse rates, U.S. Senator Tom Udall is encouraging citizens to participate in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day this Saturday, April 26, and turn in unused or expired medication to locations in their communities.The event, sponsored by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), provides free, anonymous

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Senators Udall, Heinrich Seek Support for Amtrak’s Southwest Chief Route

As Congress prepares its fiscal year 2015 spending bills, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich announced today they are seeking support for capital improvements to Amtrak’s long distance trains, including the Southwest Chief, which runs through New Mexico. In a letter to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation,

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New Mexico Democrats Commemorate Earth Day

Today, April 22, is Earth Day. The Democratic Party of New Mexico joins in celebrating the natural environment that we all share. We also celebrate the great vistas of our county, our state, and our region, which are a constant reminder for us of the rich environmental trust that we, and our fellow New Mexicans, and

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NM Land Commissioner Ray Powell Announces State Land Office Earned $69 Million in March for Public Schools, Universities and Hospitals

In the month of March, the New Mexico State Land Office earned $69 million for the beneficiaries of the state land trust. “This $69 million is critically important in supporting New Mexico’s public schools, universities, and hospitals,” said Commissioner of Public Lands Ray Powell. “We are working collaboratively with the private sector, our sovereign tribes,

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Senators Udall, Heinrich Encourage Organizations Supporting Next Generation of Farmers and Ranchers to Apply for Grant Funding

U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich have announced that grant funding is available for New Mexico organizations conducting programs to support the next generation of farmers and ranchers. Through the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP), which Udall and Heinrich championed in the 2014 Farm Bill, more than $19 million was reauthorized to

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Weekly Address: President Obama Offers Easter and Passover Greetings

In this week’s address, the President offers his warmest greetings as millions of Americans celebrate Easter this Sunday and recounts the Passover Seder he hosted at the White House earlier this week, joining Jewish families around the world in their celebration. The President looks forward to taking part with his family in the hope and

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