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From Our Chair

Debra Haaland: Weekly Update

Dear Democrats, This past week was filled with action and energy that bodes well for great things to come! More than 100 people attended our event at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center honoring Senate Majority Leader Michael Sanchez. He was presented with a proclamation from New Mexico’s tribal leaders recognizing...

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Debra Haaland: Weekly Update

Dear Democrat, This week’s update comes from the road, as I’m in Roosevelt County with the Democratic Women and at the Curry County Democratic meeting with our CD-3 Vice Chair Charlotte Roybal! First, our House and Senate Democrats successfully brokered a capital outlay package that makes sure nearly $300 million...

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Debra Haaland: Weekly Update

Dear Democrat, What an exciting week! New Mexico’s participation in the 2016 Presidential Election season is well underway! I was incredibly proud to help represent the DPNM during Secretary Hillary Clinton’s campaign fundraiser at the home of Ambassador Ed Romero last week. I was honored to attend as the Ambassador’s...

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Debra Haaland: Weekly Update

Dear Democrat, Let me begin this week’s letter with a big thank you to outgoing Executive Director Jon Lipshutz. Jon fulfilled his obligations in exemplary fashion. Though we are sad to see him leave, I am happy to report that he will continue to work in New Mexico, and we...

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Debra Haaland: Weekly Update

Dear Democrat, I hope you had a nice Memorial Day weekend. I thought it was fitting that our Operations Director, Alonso Poblano write our Memorial Day message. We are grateful for his service to our Country. We had a great week here at the state party, highlighted by an extraordinary fundraiser...

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Chairwoman Haaland Expresses Disappointment as Governor Martinez Chooses Politics Over Capital Outlay

Democratic Party Chairwoman Deb Haaland weighed in Thursday evening on Governor Martinez’s apparent decision not to call a special session in order to pass a much needed capital outlay funding bill. “Governor Martinez and New Mexico Republicans know this bill would help the working families all across our state,”...

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Debra Haaland: Weekly Update

Dear Democrat, I hope you had a wonderful weekend and a very happy Mother’s Day! I was able to spend a relaxing Sunday with my daughter Somáh after a week of hard work for our Democratic Party of New Mexico! I’d like to thank our Federal Delegation, State Legislative leaders, and...

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Debra Haaland: My First Week

Dear Democrat, My first week in office was a wild one, and was also wildly successful! I’d like to thank my executive team of Juan Sanchez, Robert Lara, and Neomi Martinez-Parra for their unwavering support as we have begun the process of...

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State Chair Debra Haaland Responds to the Albuquerque Journal

The Albuquerque Journal has long been rumored to be a right wing newspaper, and the editorial board's decision to attack only two prominent Democrats certainly seems to confirm that assertion (New Mexico's AG, Auditor should take high ground, April 29, 2015).  (Link: http://bit.ly/1bFjK5O) As former state legislators...

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