Open Letter to Sen. Carlos Cisneros

Dear Senator Cisneros:

The 2019 Legislative Session is over. Less than 2 weeks ago at the Taos County Democratic Party Convention, the big topic among more than 100 Democratic Party activists was your vote at the end of the legislative session: You voted against HB 51.

Let's Talk Turkey

Calling All Progressives:  Let's Talk Turkey                    --Jerilyn Bowen I don't need to tell you that the future of our country hangs in the balance.  What we do as progressives in the Democratic Party could make all the difference about which way it goes, not only for America but also for the planet.  We are challenged to bring the party back to its seminal role as a local, state,…

Democratic Senators Act with Republicans to Kill Childhood Education Bill

Democratic Senators Act with Republicans To Kill Childhood Education Bill Governor Acts to Revive Bill House Joint Resolution 1 would ask voters to amend the state constitution to take an additional 1 percent of the nearly $18 billion land grant permanent fund each year and earmark the it for early childhood education.  On March 4, 2019, Democratic State Senators Clemente Sanchez of Grants, Mary Kay Papen of Las Cruces, and Bill…

Open Letter to NM DNC Delegates

Open Letter to NM DNC Delegates
Regarding the New DNC Poverty Council

To: Marg Elliston, Chair DPNM
    Robert Lara, Treasurer DPNM
    Joni Gutierrez, DPNM DNC Delegate
    Ray Sanchez, DPNM DNC Delegate

New Energy Economy's response...

From: Mariel Nanasi <mariel@seedsbeneaththesnow.com>

Subject: New Energy Economy's response to press releases

Date: February 7, 2019 at 4:16:54 PM MST

All,

We haven’t seen the bill. That said we have been sent numerous press releases. Here is our statement without having seen the bill. 

Where is the Democratic Leadership on Climate Change?

Exxon Mobil, Chevron, Phillips 66, and Marathon Petroleum, the nation’s largest oil refinery company, work behind the scenes of statehouses around the country to roll back car emissions standards. Exxon Mobil and the Koch brothers fund think tanks like the Heartland Institute and other efforts to create doubt on global warming, and they have captured key elements of the Republican Party. In the 2017-18 election cycle alone, the oil and gas industry contributed $82 million to Congressional candidates and  elected officials.