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HHS Launches 'Obamacare' Video Contest with Young Invincibles

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Young Invincibles have teamed up to announce a Healthy Young America video contest in an effort to inform young people about health insurance coverage and new options under the Affordable Care Act.  People can submit entries...

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Do-Nothing Governor Martinez Continues Campaign of Arrogance and Hypocrisy

3 years ago while running for Governor of New Mexico, candidate Martinez used any opportunity to blast Democrats and our Governor for each and every problem that affected New Mexicans.  She won the election and for 31 months, has failed to offer a plan or vision that would improve the...

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Senator Tom Udall Announces more than $27 Million Award for New Mexico Head Start

U.S. Senator Tom Udall has announced that the Mid-West New Mexico Community Action Program (NMCAP) will receive $5,494,451 a year for the next five years, totaling more than $27 million to continue their Head Start projects helping children in Valencia, Socorro, Cibola and McKinley counties. In 2012, Mid-West NMCAP...

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Department of Interior’s Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations Launches Comprehensive Web Resource for Landowners and Tribes

The Department of the Interior has announced the launch of a new, comprehensive resource for Indian landowners and tribal governments seeking information about the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations (Buy-Back Program). The website will serve as a one-stop-shop for visitors interested in timely and regularly updated information...

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DPNM State Central Committee Fall Meeting Announced

Congressman Joaquin Castro The Democratic Party of New Mexico has announced that its' Fall 2013 State Central Committee meeting will be held Saturday, September 7. The event, which will conduct the regular business of the Democratic...

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The Economic Benefits of Providing a Path to Earned Citizenship

The White House has released a report detailing the economic benefits of providing a path to earned citizenship for the 11 million undocumented immigrants currently living and working in the U.S. shadow economy. As highlighted in the report, a range of economic research has shown that immigrants living and...

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Weekly Address: Working to Implement the Affordable Care Act

In his weekly address to the American people, President Obama says we are on the way to fully implementing the Affordable Care Act and helping millions of Americans. Watch and share President Obama's weekly address.

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New Mexico Federation of Labor Announces 'Salt of the Earth Tour'

The New Mexico Federation of Labor (NMFL) along with a coalition of business and community groups announce a statewide Labor Day tour featuring performance art, poetry and music. “The Salt of the Earth Tour” is a 6 city, three-day event that will bring the true meaning of Labor Day...

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Believe in Better

A few days ago, the Republican Party of New Mexico announced the keynote speaker for their fall fundraiser—Arizona Governor Jan Brewer. Yup, Jan Brewer. Jan Brewer, the champion of SB 1070. SB 1070 made Arizona the first state in the...

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New Mexico Democrats Mourn the Passing of State Representative Stephen Easley

The Democratic Party of New Mexico (DPNM) was saddened to hear of the passing of State Representative Stephen Easley.  Representative Easley was elected to the New Mexico House of Representatives in 2012.  He was Chairman of the Enrolling and Engrossing...

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