Category Archive: from the State Chair

Jul 11 2017

Steve Pearce Should Never Be Governor – July 10, 2017

Steve Pearce’s extreme voting record hurts New Mexico. • If Steve Pearce thinks he should be governor after voting against the interests of New Mexicans and supporting an extreme right-wing agenda, he should know he can’t fool voters. • Pearce would push the same failed Republican economic agenda of the past seven years. • Democrats …

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Jun 15 2017

State Rank on Child Well-Being Reveals Failure of Republican Policies, Success of Democratic Initiatives

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, June 13, 2017 Photos Attached Contact: Felicia Salazar Phone: (505) 750-2585 New Mexico – Today, New Mexico’s rank in child well-being revealed a dramatic contrast between the failure of Republican policies and success of Democratic initiatives. Democratic Party of New Mexico Chair Richard Ellenberg highlighted the stark difference between the policies saying, “Democrats …

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Apr 30 2017

New Mexico Has New Democratic Party Leadership Team

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 4/29/2017 Contact: Felicia Salazar Phone: (505)750-2585 New Democratic Leadership Will Continue Democratic Momentum through Grassroots Efforts & Statewide Voter Engagement New Mexico – On Saturday, the Democratic Party of New Mexico (DPNM) elected a new leadership team to guide the Party into the 2018 election. Richard Ellenberg (Santa Fe) will serve as state …

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Apr 05 2017

Gov. Martinez Leaves State with More Than 200 Bills on Her Desk, Lt. Gov. John Sanchez Does Nothing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 4/05/2017 Contact: Felicia Salazar Phone: (505)750-2585 New Mexico – News broke that Governor Martinez spent the first part of this week in Tennessee while she has more than 200 bills on her desk and only until Friday to sign them. Meanwhile acting governor, Lt. Governor John Sanchez took no responsibility to sign legislation …

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Mar 24 2017

Governor Martinez’s Hiring Freeze Means CYFD, HSD & Other State Agencies Remain Understaffed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 3/23/2017 Contact: Felicia Salazar Phone: (505) 303-0748 Understaffing at agencies has led to a serious problems processing food assistance applications & children falling through the cracks at CYFD New Mexico – Today, Governor Susana Martinez continued her raid against everyday New Mexicans by ordering a hiring freeze at state agencies, even though many …

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Mar 22 2017

Governor Martinez Seeks Government Shutdown, Risks New Mexico’s Future

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 3/22/2017 Contact: Douglas Pacheco-Myers Phone: (505) 303-0748 New Mexico – Governor Martinez ended the legislative session by promising to shutdown state government before the budget even arrived on her desk. Democrats in the legislature sent a balanced budget to the Governor’s desk Saturday with important revenues that would mitigate cuts to public …

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Feb 27 2017

Democrats Embrace New DNC Leadership

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2/25/2016 Contact: Douglas Pacheco-Myers Phone: (505) 303-0748 Albuquerque N.M – Today, Democrats from across the country elected Secretary Tom Perez as the Chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC). In his first action as DNC Chair, Perez nominated Representative Keith Ellison to serve as Deputy Chair of the DNC.  Debra Haaland, Chairwoman …

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Sep 18 2016

Lt. Governor John Sanchez Refuses to Lead on Economy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 09/16/2016 Contact: Felicia Salazar Phone: (505) 750-2585 New Mexico – While Governor Susana leaves New Mexico facing a dire budget crisis to fundraise for an anti-LGBT candidate, Lieutenant Governor John Sanchez refuses to take the lead on the economy. “Lieutenant Governor John Sanchez has an opportunity to address our looming budget crisis, but instead …

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Aug 18 2016

DPNM: Republicans Need to Prioritize Investments in Education and Our Economy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 08/18/2016 Contact: Felicia Salazar Phone: (505) 750-2585   New Mexico – Today, the Democratic Party of New Mexico issued the following statement after Governor Susana Martinez released a timeline for a special session.   “Governor Martinez’s record of ignoring New Mexico’s economy and putting the interests of corporate donors before New Mexicans combined with legislative Republicans’ refusal to address the budget shortfall during …

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Aug 11 2016

After Ordering Irresponsible Cuts to New Mexico Programs, Gov. Martinez Leaves State

Ineffective Lieutenant Governor John Sanchez in charge, but refuses to do anything (literally does nothing) New Mexico – After ordering irresponsible cuts to New Mexico programs, Governor Martinez attends political meetings in Texas leaving New Mexico in ineffective Lieutenant Governor John Sanchez’s hands. As acting governor while Governor Martinez is in Texas, Lieutenant Governor John Sanchez could …

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