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…

Rep. Townsend Asked: What can a state of 2 million do about climate change? Well, let’s talk about that.

For weeks Retake has been focused on tomorrow…as in the next few days in preparation for the Legislative Session. Today we focus on a more distant tomorrow, asking you to think about and comment about what NM can do about climate change. We include reader comments from yesterday’s blog, a video from a 15-year old…

A Look Back at An Eventful Week with the Launch of Retake’s Response Network: What is at Stake & What You Can Do

Today we update you on our Roundhouse Advocacy and crucial meeting this Thursday where we finalize plans for advocacy. For those who’ve been engaged in travel, guests and holiday festivities, today also provides a summary of the opportunity we have in NM to lead the Nation, to demonstrate what can happen when we all pull…

Retake Launches Statewide Roundhouse Rapid Response Network: JOIN & SHARE

The post includes a report on Thursday’s packed Roundhouse meeting and the launch of our Response Network. Joining the Network is your opportunity to be part of something extraordinary. No more 50th. With a Statewide Network advocating at the Roundhouse minimum wage increase, funding increase for early childhood, health security and more is possible:  IF…

New Mexicans Stream Home from Holidays, the Governor Sets Her Agenda. And We Set Ours

The Governor set the tone yesterday. Times are very different and we have an obligation to take advantage of this opportunity. Today’s post is designed to share with others who may be knew to Retake and our legislative strategy and to offer you something new: an opportunity that was almost unimaginable two years ago. Let’s…