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GOP Candidates Won’t Admit Where They Stand on Ivermectin

New Mexicans Have a Right to Know Candidates’ Opinions on Dangerous Disavowed COVID-19 “Treatment”   This week, we are seeing the dangers of Ivermectin—the antiparasitic drug for horses—being pushed as a magical cure for COVID-19 right here in New Mexico. On Wednesday, the New Mexico...

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New Mexico’s GOP Continues to Hold Workers Back

On Labor Day, Democrats Celebrate Worker Protections Despite GOP Efforts to Delay Progress Today, Democrats celebrate working New Mexicans and commemorate labor activists, and recommit ourselves to the fight for critical worker protections. Democratic elected officials and labor leaders made great strides by increasing...

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New Mexico GOP Candidates Would Threaten Women’s Right To Choose

Once Again, the New Mexico GOP wants to turn New Mexico into Texas Yesterday, September 1st, a new Texas law went into effect that bans abortions after six weeks —before most women even know that they’re pregnant. Many Texans will now be forced to...

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GOP Meltdown: Extremist Candidates for Governor Decry Vaccines While Divide Grows Within the Party

Last week leaders across New Mexico called on members of the Republican party to stop pushing delusional conspiracy theories about COVID-19 and publicly support vaccination efforts. Yesterday, Minority Leader Jim Townsend finally shared on Twitter that he “chose the vaccine” because “

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DPNM Statement on LESC

DPNM Chair Jessica Velasquez released the following statement regarding the Legislative Education Study Committee’s (LESC) current work to address reports of racist comments made by Rachel Gudgel and examine efforts to prioritize educational equality:   “In the wake of...

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GOP is Using Heroic Nurses as Political Pawns for their Dangerous, Divisive Agenda

The Majority of New Mexico’s Health Care Workers Are Vaccinated and Support the Governor’s Mandate The GOP continues to spread misinformation to prop up their conspiracy-driven opposition to Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s common sense COVID-19 precautions. This week, New Mexico Republicans have stooped to...

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Amarillo Steve & Republicans Continue To Endanger The Lives And Livelihoods Of New Mexicans

GOP responses to Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s mask mandate prove what we already suspected: Chairman ‘Amarillo’ Steve Pearce and the Republican party will risk the lives of New Mexicans to push dangerous extremist views. The New Mexico GOP’s anti-science rhetoric and conspiracy theories are endangering New Mexico’s...

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Governor Lujan Grisham Acts Quickly To Stop The Spread Of Delta; GOP Remains Silent on Vaccination

Today, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham took decisive action by implementing an indoor mask mandate to keep New Mexicans safe in response to the rising threat of the Delta variant, particularly among unvaccinated Americans. Governor Lujan Grisham’s action will allow New Mexico’s economy to continue its recovery while...

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Herrell Holds On To Cash From Accused Child Sex Trafficker

DPNM Calls On Herrell To Return Donations From Lazzaro In Light Of Recent Arrest GOP strategist and Yvette 4 Congress donor Anton Lazzaro was arrested this week on charges of underage sex trafficking. In October 2019, Yvette Herrell

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DPNM Statement on House Majority Floor Leader Election

DPNM Chair Jessica Velasquez released the following statement regarding the recent election for House Majority Floor Leader: “Congratulations to Representative Javier Martínez on his election as House Majority Floor Leader! Representative Martínez is a principled leader and an outspoken advocate for his constituents. We’re confident he...

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