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Auditor Tim Keller Releases Special Audit of Historical Shortfall in Special Education Funding

Auditor Urges Public Education Department to Ensure the Needs of Our State’s Most Vulnerable Children Are Met Today, the New Mexico Office of the State Auditor (OSA) released a Special Audit of New Mexico’s special education funding. The audit, which was conducted by the independent public accounting firm Atkinson & Co., found an historical shortfall

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Senator Howie C. Morales: Costly superintendent buyouts can and should be eliminated

BY SEN. HOWIE C. MORALES AND  JESSICA S. MARTINEZ, VETERAN EDUCATOR WITH THE ALBUQUERQUE PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT A contract between public school boards and the superintendents is typically a term of three years nationwide. These contracts typically include a buyout provision should the district find it necessary to terminate the contract for reasons ranging from unsatisfactory performance

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Debra Haaland: Weekly Update

Dear Democrats, This past week was a hectic one. The DPNM staff and I attended the DNC meeting in Minneapolis, and we are excited to report that New Mexico is receiving a great amount of attention from our colleagues across the country. I met personally with DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz and representatives of the

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NM House Democrats Initiate Process to Impeach Secretary of State

Today the Democratic Caucus of the New Mexico House of Representatives initiated the process to determine when and how to bring articles of impeachment against the Secretary of State Dianna Duran. House Democrats reached out to House Republicans as the first step in the impeachment process that can only begin in the House of Representatives.

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Democrats Appalled by SOS Allegations

Vow to hold GOP accountable for War on Good Government Statement from Chairwoman of the Democratic Party of New Mexico, Deb Haaland: “All of us at the DPNM were shocked and saddened by the news of the announcement of a multi-count criminal indictment against Republican Secretary of State Dianna Duran. I applaud Attorney General Hector

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