Local Strategies for Implementing a Green New Deal & Roundhouse Update. All MUST BILLS Advancing.

The focus is on the Roundhouse because we have 60 days to change the social, economic and climate justice landscape in NM. But in Portland, we find a local model for advancing progressive economic and climate justice goals. We are also seeing evidence Retake and our Response Network building credibility and influence in the Roundhouse.…

PRC Votes 5-0 to Open Hearing on San Juan Closure. Is This the End of the Securitization Bill?

The NM Constitution appears to prohibit the Roundhouse from passing legislation on issues under PRC consideration & the PRC voted 5-0 yesterday to assign the San Juan  closure to hearing officers in preparation for a hearing. Securitization bill sponsor Sen. Jacob Candelaria, told me that the legislature can proceed regardless.  Interesting. Gov Lujan Grisham snubs…

Abortion Decriminalization Roundhouse Hearing Saturday. You Marched Last Week, Now It’s Time to Tell Them Why

We’ve had thousands marching for Women’s Rights, but a march is a moment, not a movement and it is time to do more than march. We can make a strong statement on Saturday at the Roundhouse, but this time we’ll be inside advocating, not outside signing songs and carrying signs. Dems hold a slim 3-2…