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SCC Meeting and Rising Star Dinner – Click Here

Join DPNM Chairman Sam Bregman and Special Guest Rising Star DNC Political Director Raul Alvillar in Taos for our SCC Meeting and RISING STAR DINNER “A DPNM Destination Weekend” Saturday, Sept. 20th VIP reception cocktails and dinner After dinner entertainment featuring: “UpStaged Cabaret” Kachina Lodge Taos, NM For More Information: Contact Jim Lillis or David

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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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U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $75,000 to Help Taos County Economy and Workers

The U.S. Commerce Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) today announced a $75,000 grant to the North Central New Mexico Economic Development District (NCNMEDD) of Santa Fe, New Mexico, to provide critical technical assistance to Taos County that will help them address the economic impacts of the Chevron Molybdenum mine closure and the resultant job loss.

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Senator Tom Udall Endorses Bipartisan Bill to Give Child-Serving Organizations Access to Federal Background Checks of New Employees and Volunteers

U.S. Senator Tom Udall has announced that he is cosponsoring bipartisan legislation that would enable children’s groups, summer camps, and other youth-serving non-profit associations to gain access to federal criminal background checks on new employees and volunteers. He discussed the legislation yesterday during a visit with the Girl Scouts of New Mexico Trails in Albuquerque.

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DNC Chair Rep. Wasserman Schultz’s Statement Celebrating Women’s Equality Day

DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement in celebration of Women’s Equality Day: “Today we celebrate Women’s Equality Day, the 94th anniversary of the certification of the 19th amendment guaranteeing women the right to vote. Since our nation’s founding, the struggle to form a more perfect union has moved America forward. The

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DPNM Chair Sam Bregman: Weh Ad Depicting James Foley’s Killer Horrific, Shows Desperate Lengths Weh is Willing to Go for his Own Gain

DPNM Chairman Sam Bregman today called Allen Weh’s latest ad using footage of American photojournalist James Foley’s jihadist murderer “a horrific act of desperation” by Weh.The ad, which depicts the knife-wielding killer of James Foley, to attack Tom Udall shows the desperate lengths to which Weh is willing to go for his own gain, Bregman

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