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Weekly Address: Middle-Class Economics

In this week’s address, the President shared his plan, outlined in his State of the Union address earlier this week, to give hardworking families the support they need to make ends meet by focusing on policies that benefit the middle class and those working to reach the middle class. Through common-sense proposals like closing loopholes

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Congressman Ben Ray Luján Sponsors Legislation to Overturn Citizens United

Congressman Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico’s Third District announced today that he is supporting a pair of measures aimed at limiting money in politics by overturning the Citizens United Supreme Court decision and increasing transparency in elections.  Luján is a cosponsor of the DISCLOSE Act and the Democracy for All Amendment, which would amend

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Senate Majority Leader Michael Sanchez Delivers Democratic Response to Governor Martinez’s State of New Mexico Address

Democrats Will Push for Help for Working People, Oppose Anti-Union Measures New Mexico Senate Majority Leader Michael Sanchez (D-29-Bernalillo & Valencia) delivered a Democratic response yesterday to Gov. Susana Martinez’s State of the State address which was given at the State Capitol. Sanchez laid out significant differences between Democratic priorities and the Governor’s policy agenda,

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Watch: President Obama’s 2015 State of the Union

“A brighter future is ours to write. Let’s begin this new chapter — together — and let’s start the work right now.” Those were a few of President Obama’s final words as he finished delivering his sixth State of the Union address moments ago. He spoke not just about where we are as nation, but

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Alicia Smith and Alan Webber: Questioning “Right to Work”

Questioning “Right to Work” Is “Right to Work” Right For New Mexico? By Alicia Smith and Alan Webber Introduction In 2015, with Republican Susana Martinez re-elected to a second term as New Mexico’s Governor and Republicans in control of the State House of Representatives for the first time since the Eisenhower 1950s,so-called “right to work”

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