Category: from the County Chair

Dec 10 2017

First Friday Luncheon and Other Announcements

Sandoval County Democrats December News  The Sandoval County Commission is scheduled to consider their Right to Work ordinance on Thursday, December 14, 2017.  Check the Sandoval County web site for the agenda that has not yet been posted as I write this. Come to the meeting to let the Commissioners know that this ordinance is unnecessary, will not …

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Oct 07 2017

Boisterous meeting over right-to-work in Sandoval County By Matthew Reichbach

A Sandoval County Commission meeting attracted a boisterous crowd Thursday night, as passions ran high over a proposed right-to-work ordinance. The capacity crowd remained mostly respectful, at least until after public comment and once the commissioners began speaking. One commissioner compared unions to the mafia and then singled out a teacher who commented earlier and …

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Oct 02 2017

American Federation of Teachers New Mexico Announces Early Endorsements for 2018 Candidates Statewide Candidates for Secretary of State, Treasurer, and Attorney General are Champions for Educators and Working New Mexicans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 2, 2017 Contact: John Dyrcz 505-554-8679 Albuquerque – American Federation of Teachers New Mexico President Stephanie Ly and AFT NM Committee on Political Education Chair Sara Attleson released the following statements: “We are proud to endorse Maggie Toulouse Oliver, Tim Eichenberg, and Hector Balderas for their 2018 re-election campaigns. AFT NM’s …

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Jun 08 2017

American Federation of Teachers New Mexico React to Resignation of Secretary Hanna Skandera Skandera Latest in High-Level Exodus from Martinez Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 8, 2017 Contact: John Dyrcz 505-554-8679 Albuquerque – American Federation of Teachers New Mexico President Stephanie Ly released the following statement: “The resignation of New Mexico Public Education Secretary Hanna Skandera is welcome news for New Mexico’s educators. “While we recognize this is an opportunity to reset the course New Mexico’s …

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Feb 10 2017

FROM INDIVISIBLE SANTA FE NM

On March 15th, each of us will mail Donald Trump a postcard that publicly expresses our opposition to him. And we, in vast numbers, from all corners of the world, will overwhelm the man with his unpopularity and failure. We will show the media and the politicians what standing with him — and against us …

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Dec 10 2016

Democratic Secretary of State-elect Maggie Toulouse Oliver Officially Sworn In after Running Campaign on Transparency, Fair Elections

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 12/09/2016 Contact: Felicia Salazar Phone: (505) 750-2585 New Mexico – Today, Democratic Secretary of State-elect Maggie Toulouse Oliver was officially sworn in Santa Fe. Maggie Toulouse Oliver ran her campaign on government transparency and fair elections. “We are ecstatic that Maggie Toulouse Oliver took the oath of office today,” said Debra Haaland, Chairwoman of the …

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Dec 07 2016

American Federation of Teachers New Mexico React to Release of 2015 PISA Report United States Remains in Middle Rankings Among Peer Countries

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: John Dyrcz December 6, 2016 505-554-8679 Albuquerque – American Federation of Teachers New Mexico President Stephanie Ly released the following statement: “The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD) annual Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) report was released today and describes the performance of 15-year-old students across a variety of …

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Oct 31 2016

Trump Delivers Dangerous, Divisive Speech in Albuquerque

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 10/30/2016 Contact: Felicia Salazar Phone: (505) 750-2585 New Mexico – The Democratic Party of New Mexico’s Chairwoman Debra Haaland  released the following statement after Donald Trump delivered a divisive speech in Albuquerque tonight: “What we heard from Donald Trump tonight is no different than the reckless message he’s been pushing his entire campaign. The …

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Oct 22 2016

DPNM Chairwoman Calls on Secretary of State Brad Winter to Defend Integrity of New Mexico Elections

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 10/21/2016 Contact: Felicia Salazar Phone: (505) 750-2585 New Mexico – At a press conference Thursday, Democratic Party of New Mexico Chairwoman Debra Haaland called on New Mexico Secretary of State Brad Winter to defend the integrity of New Mexico’s elections against Donald Trump and Nora Espinoza’s reckless claims questioning the legitimacy of election results. …

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Sep 20 2016

Montoya appointed Vice Chair of NACo Finance, Pensions and Intergovernmental Affairs Steering Committee & Elected as Next Generation Chairwomann

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 20, 2016 CONTACT: David Jackson, djackson@naco.org 202.942.4271 Long Beach, Calif. – Sandoval County, N.M. Treasurer Laura Montoya has been appointed chair of the Finance, Pensions and Intergovernmental Affairs Steering Committee (FPIGA) of the National Association of Counties for a one-year term. Montoya’s appointment was made by new NACo President …

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