Our Governor is on a veto binge, even vetoing a bill that passed both houses with only one dissenting vote. Even Rodella supported it. Between Martinez & Trump, good news is ever so welcome and New Energy Economy has delivered. This report from NEE on PNM’s finally doing something right and a call for action…
HB199/SB210: “Consumer Protection Bill” endorsed by PNM is having a hearing in the House Judiciary Committee Room 309, TODAY at 1:30pm. This is one I encourage folks to attend. Here is why.
Originally posted soon after the election, we keep this post on the home page as it outlines how Retake Our Democracy has been formed and how its Action Teams will engage, educate, and activate our communities.
Originally posted soon after inauguration. Maintained on Home Page as it describes our strategies at local, state and national levels. Every day, I get asked: Did you hear what “he” just did? We’ve got to do something. Every hour I get an email with a plea to call my Senator or sign a petition or…
You’ll be inspired by Rev. Barber’s 14-point Fusion Politics Strategy, a model we will consider here. Another inspiration: a 4-minute video of Nina Turner speaking at an MLK Jr Rally in DC on Saturday. And a link to the full I Have a Dream speech, just to get you pumped.
Originally published the day after the Women’s March. A march is not a movement, and while yesterday was exactly the inspiration we needed after Trump’s first day, our inspiration must translate into sustained action if marches are to have enduring meaning. This post includes things you can do this week at a national, state, and local level.
This post was originally published on Jan 1, but is reposted as it is relevant to all we do in understanding Trump and his voters.
So much of what contributes to the quality of our daily lives happens at the State and local levels. This blog presents a number of examples of effective strategies that can advance equity and justice, despite Trump. Also #DeFundDaPL Direct Actions planned for Santa Fe and Albuquerque City Council meetings and Bernalillo County Commission.
Posted in Jan 2017, maintained on home page as it summarizes a three prong strategy: local, state and national. Over 350 progressives convened in Albuquerque for the Progressive Action Summit yesterday. Alan Webber and Paul Gibson presented to a packed room on Resist Trump & Reimagine New Mexico. This blog summarizes our thoughts.
The PNM bill was passed by the House Judicial Committee, but due to intense lobbying by many skeptical of PNM, the bill was revised significantly and likely will be revised more. Plus, some important relationships are forming due to our presence at the Roundhouse. We need folks there later this morning. Read on.