We got a ton of very good things done this legislative session, especially for voters, women, water, and children. Today, we analyze the good, the bad, the ugly, what we can learn from it, and what is next. Also, an… Read More ›
NM State Legislature
Last week of Session: The Sausage Grinds On
The process grinds on with but four days and too many good bills stuck with too far to travel to become law. After swift starts, DINOs undermined some bills with usually industry-inspired bad amendments or with swift tabling motions. As… Read More ›
Time to Stand Up for San Juan
For decades PNM has been dumping toxic coal ash in unlined pits. HB 142 would assess what remediation is needed and force PNM to remediate. A game breaking hearing is scheduled for tomorrow at 10am. We provide all you need… Read More ›
URGENT: Do We Care About Working Families? If so, Time to Show Up for Paid Family Leave. TODAY!
Senate Bill 11 would establish a 12-week Paid Family Medical Leave (PFML) benefit for nearly all workers in the state. There is amounting chamber of commerce effort to kill this bill and bill sponsor, Rep. Linda Serrato called us to… Read More ›
It Was the Best of Times; It Was the Worst of Times
Dickens had a habit of turning phrases that would resonate for centuries and our Dickens quote applies quite well to this legislative session. The 2023 session is so full of welcome wins on women’s right, voting rights, and likely wins… Read More ›
Produced Water is Back on Thursday…. Let’s Organize….
As long as we frack, we will produce toxic water as a biproduct of extraction. The gas & oil industry would love to find a way to reuse produced toxic water and state leadership has sipped their Kool Aid. On… Read More ›