Today we update you on how Rethink is working with stakeholder teams to prepare for the Interim Committee Hearings and how you can plug in: public banking, worker cooperatives, predatory lending, K-12 education, public safety, public power, Green Amendment all… Read More ›
Public Bank Tabled; Health Security Stalled, But With Path Forward; Cannabis in Crisis; & Community Solar Ruined by Amendments
NM voters voices were clear in June and November, but those voices are being repeatedly ignored. Today’s post examines specific bills where inaction, indifference, and subversive amendments are being used to undermine the will of the voters.
House Appropriations Today: Health Security; Public Bank; Food, Hunger, Farm Act — All Hands On Deck!
Want to help to transform the Dem. Party of NM… in an hour? Working the legislature is heavy lifting, lots of time and focus. Ditto the primary and general election circuits. But state party reform is much less intensive. We… Read More ›
It’s March: Less Than Three Weeks To Go & It’s About to Get CRAZY!!! URGENT ACTION This Morning On Much Improved Tax Reform Bill!
We reflect on what has transpired, what we’ve learned, and what is to come in this Session. No more days off; it’s 24-7 until noon on the 20th. But we’re also looking beyond the session, so we include info on… Read More ›
Why Bills Sometimes Go Sideways or Die, Tools / Actions to Prevent That, Plus 30 Minutes with Speaker Egolf
The legislative update is packed with new information, followed by commentary on lessons learned at the midpoint of the session, and 2 videos, one with Speaker Egolf and one with Public Bank leader, Angela Merkert. A must view post.
Legislators Misinformed on Key Bills & Legislative Session Begins Tomorrow; Biden’s First Days Packed with Actions; Tribute to MLK, Jr.
In addition to MLK, Jr. quotes and video, we offer a timely depiction of the historic evolution of the white supremacy MLK, Jr. fought to end. We also offer more on Biden’s plans for his first days in office, details… Read More ›