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DPNM Calls on Governor Martinez, GOP Candidates to Be Transparent on Trump

Albuquerque, N.M. – The Democratic Party of New Mexico called on Governor Martinez and New Mexico GOP candidates to be transparent on Trump after New Mexico GOP announced its support for Donald Trump. Democratic Party of New Mexico pointed out that Governor Martinez has not answered reporters’ questions and continues to hide from New Mexicans

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DPNM Chairwoman Calls on Corrections Department to Abide by N.M.’s Fair Pay for Women Act

Albuquerque, N.M. –  Democratic Party of New Mexico (DPNM) Chairwoman Debra Haaland called on the Department of Corrections to abide by New Mexico’s Fair Pay for Women Act of 2013 after the Corrections Department claimed that the state departments are exempt from paying women equal pay for equal work. “Women in the workplace deserve to

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Democrats Show Appreciation for Teachers During Teacher Appreciation Week

Albuquerque, N.M. – The Democratic Party of New Mexico honors New Mexico teachers for National Teacher Appreciation Week and invites New Mexicans to share why they appreciate teachers on Facebook and Twitter using #ThankATeacher. “Teachers spend their lives inspiring kids to learn, and they play a pivotal role in building New Mexico’s future. They dedicate

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DPNM Blasts Land Commissioner Attempt to Obstruct Community’s Work to Protect Rio Grande del Norte

Santa Fe, N.M. – Democratic Party of New Mexico Vice-Chair Juan Sanchez III blasted New Mexico Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn for his attempt to obstruct northern New Mexico communities’ efforts for protect the Rio Grande del Norte. Dunn’s obstructionism centers on his anti-public lands agenda and false claims that the land would be better used

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DPNM Touts Grand Opening of 2016 Labor Headquarters in Las Cruces

Las Cruces, N.M. – Today, Democratic Party of New Mexico (DPNM) Treasurer Robert Lara touted the grand opening of the 2016 Labor Headquarters in Las Cruces. Lara, participated in the Second Annual Gracias! Bus Tour, which was organized by New Mexico’s labor organizations and kicked off in Las Cruces Thursday. Events included a community ice

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DPNM Statement on Martinez Administration’s Most Recent Attack on New Mexico’s Most Vulnerable Residents

Albuquerque, N.M. – The Democratic Party of New Mexico released the following statement after employees at the Human Services Department (HSD) reported that they were encouraged by HSD officials to falsify SNAP applications, keeping some of New Mexico’s most vulnerable residents from receiving the benefits they need. “Governor Martinez’s administration has a long history of

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Republicans Show A Stronger Commitment to Political Gamesmanship than Addressing the Issues Facing the Country

The Democratic Party of New Mexico pointed to a serious misplacement of priorities by Republican presidential candidates after Cruz and Kasich announced that they will be splitting the resources in upcoming primary states. In an effort to obstruct Trumps pathway to the Republican nomination, Cruz announced that he would completely ignore New Mexico in the

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THIS WEEK: Democratic Party of New Mexico to Participate in Gracias! Bus Tour

Albuquerque, N.M. – This week, the Democratic Party of New Mexico will participate in the Second Annual Gracias! Bus Tour in Las Cruces, Albuquerque, Truth or Consequences, Los Lunas, and Santa Fe to thank lawmakers and community leaders for the work they do to support working families in New Mexico. Everyone is invited. On Thursday

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Job Cuts at Intel Add to the Long History of Lost Jobs Under Governor Martinez’s Watch

Albuquerque, N.M. – After reports of more than 215 job cuts at Intel’s Rio Rancho plant, the Democratic Party of New Mexico (DPNM) and Daymon Ely, Democratic candidate for N.M. House District 23 where Intel is located, pointed to Governor Martinez and state Republican’s failure to build economic security for hardworking New Mexicans and their

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