DPNM News Clips – July 26, 2017

DPNM News Clips – July 26, 2017

Legislature

Sen. Stewart Named NM’s Most Effective Legislator – ABQ Free Press

Upcoming Elections

Community Invited To Meet Gubernatorial Candidate Peter DeBenedittis In Los Alamos Monday  – Los Alamos Daily Post

Two more Democrats join crowded field for Lujan Grisham’s seat – Santa Fe New Mexican

Eighth Democrat enters race for congressional seat – Albuquerque Journal

Mayoral Campaign Manager Was Arrested For Failing To Appear In Court – ABQ Free Press

Mayoral Candidate Lobs Bomb; Boycotts Chamber Candidate Forum; Rips CEO Terri Cole – ABQ Free Press

Courtney enters race for District 3 council seat – Las Cruces Sun-News

Big money dwarfs public finance in Albuquerque mayor’s race – New Mexico In-Depth

Sandia Labs gov’t relations rep seeks NM’s 1st Congressional District  – KOB 4

Republican Watch

House approves spending bill with funds for Trump’s border wall  – The Hill

2 protesters accused of vandalizing Albuquerque GOP office  – Santa Fe New Mexican

Zinke says he’s ‘open-minded’ on NM monuments  – Albuquerque Journal

U.S. Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke reviews Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks – Las Cruces Sun-News

Up in smoke: Opportunities on climate, renewables shunned during Martinez administration – New Mexico Political Report

Politics Notebook: Martinez makes pitch to leaders in Outdoor Industries Association – Albuquerque Journal

Pearce Statement On CFPB Arbitration Rule – Los Alamos Daily Post

Hot Topics 

Udall, Heinrich slam ‘skinny repeal’ effort – New Mexico Political Report

DEMOCRATIC SENATORS OFFER AMENDMENT TO PROTECT HEALTH CARE FOR INDIAN COUNTRY – Native News Online

States have tried versions of ‘skinny repeal.’ It didn’t go well – New Mexico Political Report

NM SOS shoots down second info request from Trump voter commission – New Mexico Political Report

Local congressman a shepherd for House Democrats – Albuquerque Journal

Protesters: HUD cuts would increase homelessness in NM – Albuquerque Journal

Water troubles in Artesia may not be over after E. coli find  – KOB 4

New Mexico rebuffs 2nd Trump voter data request – Santa Fe New Mexican

Former Wagon Mound superintendent seeks reinstatement – Santa Fe New Mexican

Northern Officials to Cut Programs – Rio Grande Sun

NM’s Medical Marijuana Industry Grows Up – ABQ Free Press

Council approves grant funds to boost Meow Wolf expansion – Santa Fe New Mexican

NMFO Announces ‘The Brave’ To Film In New Mexico – Los Alamos Daily Post

National News

Senate narrowly rejects ‘skinny’ repeal – Santa Fe New Mexican

Scaramucci threats, insults inflame fierce White House fight – Santa Fe New Mexican

Transgender troops: A presidential tweet is not an order – Albuquerque Journal

U.S.-Mexico border mayors worry about NAFTA makeover – Santa Fe New Mexican

Opinions/Editorials/Articles to Share on Social Media

Ryan Zinke must respect locals on monument – Las Cruces Sun-News

NM monuments: Love them & leave them be – Albuquerque Journal

Resistance isn’t enough. Democrats need to offer real solutions. – State Rep. Bill McCamley

Editorial all wrong on voter-fraud issue – Bill Peifer, Albuquerque Journal

Let’s band together to protect the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument – Zen Khan

Republicans are racing down a partisan dead end. Will they turn around? – U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich

Shine light on partisan campaign funding – U.S. Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham, Santa Fe New Mexican

Give the public access to public land – Garrett VeneKlasen, Santa Fe New Mexican

OMDP is one of our area’s great history books – Myles Miller and Larry Loendorf, Las Cruces Sun-News

Standing and riding together for national monuments – Mark Allison and Brent Bonwell, Santa Fe New Mexican

Russia can’t distract from health care – Santa Fe New Mexican

The U.S. should be a welcoming place – Santa Fe New Mexican

Ensuring voter privacy not voter suppression – NM Sec. of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver, Albuquerque Journal

County will refuse to turn over voter information – Dona Ana County Clerk Scott Krahling, Las Cruces Sun-News

Public Lands Spur Local Economies – KRWG

Education plan tastes good, but is less filling – State Sen. Mimi Stewart, Albuquerque Journal

National monuments key to Hispanic culture – Ralph Arellanes, Dennis Montoya and Paul ‘Pablo’ A. Martinez, Albuquerque Journal

Editorial ignores mental health facts – State Sen. Jerry Ortiz Y Pino, Albuquerque Journal

State election bosses defend democracy – Santa Fe New Mexican

Negative impacts of new healthcare bill – John Harris, Las Cruces Sun-News

NMVC: The Real Value Of Our Public Lands  – James Jimenez, Los Alamos Daily Post

Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks is national treasure – U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich, Las Cruces Sun-News

Governor puts profits before people in need – State Rep. Elizabeth “Liz” Thomson, Santa Fe New Mexican

How the GOP Medicaid overhaul could become the next fiscal cliff  – Politico

Questions still plague ’13 mental health upheaval – Albuquerque Journal

Understanding Republican Cruelty – New York Times

National monument provides economic benefits to southern NM – Chris Lang

When resisting Trump, we all have to do better – State Rep. Bill McCamley, Las Cruces Sun-News

A ‘mean’ bill must be stopped – Santa Fe New Mexican

New health care bill could kill — literally – Wendy Johnson, Santa Fe New Mexican

New health care bill a death sentence for N.M. – Emily Kaltenbach, Santa Fe New Mexican

Medicaid rollback idea shortsighted – Emily Kaltenbach, Albuquerque Journal

Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks monument was no abuse of Antiquities Act – James Hickerson

Tax cuts not creating job growth – Bill Jordan, Albuquerque Journal

We join mayors in support of monument – Las Cruces Sun-News

Feds created Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks monument at community’s request – former State Sen. Steve Fischmann

Gift of public lands holds untapped opportunity – Ernie Atencio, Albuquerque Journal

Trump, Pearce abuse power on monument – former State Sen. Steve Fischmann, Las Cruces Sun-News

Felicia Salazar

Communications Director

Democratic Party of New Mexico

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