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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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Another Extremist GOP Candidate Enters Gubernatorial Race

Louie Sanchez announced his plan to run for governor today, joining a field of out-of-touch GOP candidates. Sanchez has shown his extremist views by supporting restrictive anti-choice laws, including legislation that would directly challenge Roe v. Wade. He opposed common sense gun safety...

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Herrell Endorses Dangerous Taylor Greene Bill

As the majority of elected officials continue to work towards a productive dialogue about vaccinations, Representative Yvette Herrell is sowing division by supporting an extremist bill that would prevent schools and airlines from requiring vaccines or masks to slow the spread of COVID-19. This far-right bill introduced...

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DPNM Statement on Nomination of U.S. Senator Tom Udall As US Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa

DPNM Chair Jessica Velasquez released the following statement regarding President Joe Biden’s plans to nominate former United States Senator Tom Udall as US Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa:  “We are so proud to see outstanding New Mexico Democrats like Senator...

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DPNM Celebrates A Return to Normalcy As New Mexico Reopens

New Mexico lifted all COVID-19 restrictions this week, signaling a return to normalcy after over a year of necessary sacrifice from all New Mexicans to keep our families and our communities safe. Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham led one of the most successful responses to the pandemic in...

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DPNM Statement on the Election of NADCNM Officers

The Native American Democratic Caucus of New Mexico (NADCNM) elected new officers this month, selecting Isaac Dakota Casados as Chair, Songtree Pioche as Vice Chair, Nathana Bird as Secretary and Lyle Lomayma as Treasurer. These officers have pledged to continue NADCNM’s work to uplift Native voices within...

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DPNM Back On The Road: Chair & Vice Chair Meet With Dems In Three Northern Counties

As New Mexico Reopens, DPNM Chair Jessica Velasquez and DPNM Vice Chair Manny Crespin are Visiting Counties Across The State New Mexico Democrats got back on the road this weekend, taking a trip to meet with Democrats in Rio Arriba, Taos, and Mora counties....

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