Across the country, and especially here in New Mexico, local leaders are holding the line and the next fight is coming to the ballot box in Dona Ana County NEXT TUESDAY. If you live in the City of Las Cruces or east/ south of town, your vote for public lands counts in a big way … Continue reading Our local public lands need your vote Tuesday
APS elections are just over a week away and Gov. Martinez is teaming up with the local Tea Party targeting four more seats – enough to give them a majority on the APS board – and the tactics they are using are right out of the national Tea Party playbook. Now we get the first chance - … Continue reading Your 2017 APS/CNM Progressive Voter Guide is here!
In 2015, Governor Martinez used her personal Super-PAC, “Susana PAC,” to fund more than $15,000 in contributions, robocalls and attack ads against an APS school board member who had been critical of Martinez’s (failed) education policies. The Gov’s Tea Party candidate won. That candidate became the lead voice against new APS rules protecting LGBT students … Continue reading Disgusting new ads in APS races preview Tea Party takeover of APS board
On-Screen Backup Fracking in our neighborhoods? Coming soon thanks to State Rep. Paul Pacheco Oklahoma company proposes to explore for oil near Rio Rancho [Rio Rancho Observer, 11/15] “Oklahoma Company Proposes To Explore For Oil Near Rio Rancho” [Rio Rancho Observer, 11/12/15] State Representative Paul Pacheco has taken almost $38,000 from … Continue reading Fracking in Corrales? It’s possible now, thanks to Paul Pacheco’s vote.
From the Republicans who reduced New Mexico to 49th in the country in child well-being, the 2nd highest rate of unemployment and 6th poorest state, comes their newest recruit, Christina Hall. For the third consecutive year, New Mexico ranks 49th overall for child well-being, according to the 2016 Kids Count Data Book, released Tuesday by the … Continue reading Candidate Christina Hall: Endorsed by extreme right-wing group, Won’t even renounce Donald Trump
https://www.facebook.com/1120538778023205/videos/1131387663604983/ He said a judge was unfair because he is “Mexican” Republican Sharon Stover was silent He bragged about sexually assaulting women. Not a word from Sharon Stover When is enough enough? Apparently, not yet for Sharon Stover If he won’t stand up to Trump How will he stand up for … Continue reading Sharon Stover: She stood silent, every time.
State Representative Nate Gentry has one job, show up and vote for our interests. But Nate Gentry can’t even seem to do that right. Nate Gentry has skipped out on to two hundred and sixty-eight votes. Gentry Missed 98 Votes During The 2015-16 Legislative Session. According to the New Mexico Legislature, Gentry missed 98 … Continue reading State Rep. Nate Gentry missed 260+ votes – You’ll never guess what he did instead.
Liz Stefanics serves on the Santa Fe County Commission. A former member of the New Mexico Senate, she was the first openly LGBT member of the New Mexico legislature, serving a single four-year term that began in January 1993. - wikipedia.org After her first term in the State Senate, Liz served as a deputy secretary of New … Continue reading Progressive Champion Liz Stefanics: State Senate – SD39
BILL TALLMAN is a Democratic candidate for State Senate District 18 in Albuquerque's Northeast Heights. A former city manager and active volunteer for candidates and elections, Bill knows not only how to make government work but also knows this Northeast Heights district. Serving in the legislature is about serving others and no one knows public … Continue reading Progressive Champion Bill Tallman: State Senate – SD18
State Representative Paul Pacheco is supposed to be fighting for us in Santa Fe. But Paul Pacheco didn’t even bother to show up for work. He missed 119 votes, yet he did manage to collect his $28,000 in taxpayer funded per diem. Total for legislators serving 2013-2014: $13830 Total for legislators serving 2015-2016: $14790 … Continue reading Paul Pacheco: Missed 119 votes as our legislator. Still took home full-time legislator pay.