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 ›
Redistricting: We’ve Heard From Speaker Egolf, Now Let’s Hear Sen. Dede Feldman’s Very Different View
Speaker Egolf’s comments on redistricting on our Zoom Conversation have made the front page of the New Mexican and the ABQ Journal. We offer his interview again today, but first Sen. Dede Feldman offers her historic perspective on redistricting.
For nearly 30 years, Mary Feldblum has led the Health Security for New Mexicans Campaign and each year she has encountered insurance lobby obstacles that have stalled progress. This year we can get this done. There are obstacles, but we… Read More ›
Times Are Desperate, So Democrats Study, Plan, Procrastinate & Adjourn: the Same Approach that Brought Us to the Verge of Civil War
Today, we use a News In Brief to critique the tepid actions taken by national and state Democrats during 2021. Rural America, small farmers, the working poor, the unemployed are facing evictions, homelessness, and hunger, yet in DC they adjourn… Read More ›
HB 207: A Transformational Approach to Addressing Hunger in NM by Building Local Farm & Food Systems; Plus a Look Back at Last Week
News in Brief today examines a stunning environmental victory resulting from a strong, sustained advocacy of NM environmentalists. A second NIB outlines all that is wrong with the GOP’s tepid “bipartisan” effort at COVID-19 relief. Read on.
Personal Stories Can Show How Individuals are Harmed by Poor Healthcare Coverage; Plus Legislative Survey Results
Also in today’s post, a powerful Bill Moyers video interview with civil rights activists James Cone and Taylor Branch, another quote from MLK, Jr. on the importance of bold progressive action, and an update on our advocacy plans in this… Read More ›