DPNM News Clips – October 23, 2017

DPNM in the News

Technology guides small donations to candidates – Santa Fe New Mexican

DPNM Vice Chair Wins National Leadership Elections  – KRWG

New Mexico Democrats Working for New Mexico

Permanent fund is a tool, not an artifact – State Rep. Bill McCamley, Santa Fe New Mexican

Public service means working together – City Councilor Pat Davis, Albuquerque Journal

Policies to protect family unity are needed – Damian Lara, Albuquerque Journal

NM senators: Save nuclear oversight panel – Albuquerque Journal

AG: Rio Rancho overcharged for 911 records – Albuquerque Journal

Upcoming Elections

5th Democrat joins races for lieutenant governor nomination – Albuquerque Journal

Mayoral candidates offer stark differences – Albuquerque Journal

Pearce puts priority on public education – Santa Fe New Mexican

Albuquerque’s Upcoming Election is Unlike the Others – Huffington Post

Halfway There: ABQ Mayoral Run-off Has 3 Weeks To Go; Where The Race Stands Today, Plus: How Keller Did It; Numbers Tell The Tale; He Carried 8 Of 9 Council Districts; Turnout for Oct. 3 Election Passes 100,000 Mark – Joe Monahan

Doña Ana County commissioner announces bid for lieutenant governor – Santa Fe New Mexican

GOP in the News

The blame game is a GOP staple – Santa Fe New Mexican

Governor invokes high-profile cases in bail reform attack – Albuquerque Journal

GOP chair of nuclear safety agency secretly urges Trump to abolish it – New Mexico Political Report

Beware those scary, bad boogeymen – Santa Fe New Mexican

Legislature

Senator Steinborn to Speak at National Health Policy Conference – Senator Jeff Steinborn, KRQE

New Mexico House Republicans To Jeff Bezos: We Stand Ready To Partner With Amazon!  = Los Alamos Daily Post

Hot Topics 

Change in leadership could mean shake-up among City Hall staff next year – Santa Fe New Mexican

Johnson to take swing at two-party system – Santa Fe New Mexican

Mayor of Las Vegas, N.M., finds herself in fight for political life – Santa Fe New Mexican

Doña Ana County maps out plan for early-childhood education – Las Cruces Sun-News

Can this train wreck be salvaged? – Albuquerque Journal

$26M TorC facility raises bar for elder veteran care – Albuquerque Journal

Firms owned by women lag in loan approvals – Albuquerque Journal

Teams a good 1st step to helping area’s mentally ill – Albuquerque Journal

Jury charges ex-CEO of tribal business with embezzlement – Santa Fe New Mexican

NMSU regents hold third listening session in search for new chancellor – Las Cruces Sun-News

Communities use GIS to tackle the opioid crisis – Albuquerque Business First

Internet orders powering job growth, new life for communities – Santa Fe New Mexican

Godfather of New Mexico music dies – Santa Fe New Mexican

NM BEST robotics competition brings 27 schools from 3 states – Las Cruces Sun-News

Four Corners schools chosen as third cohort of Teachers Pursuing Excellence program – Farmington Daily Times

State economy still lags nation as unemployment rate continues to dip – Santa Fe New Mexican

National News

DeVos rescinds 72 guidance documents outlining rights for disabled students – Santa Fe New Mexican

Democrats’ early money haul stuns GOP – Elena Schneider, Politico

Breaking tradition, former presidents sparring with Trump – Albuquerque Journal

New Mexican Immigrants Are Fighting For Their Salaries -Huffington Post

Industry insider shaping EPA policy – Santa Fe New Mexican

Assistant secretary of Indian affairs, BIA director named – Santa Fe New Mexican

Poll: Vegas shooting did little to change views on gun laws – Santa Fe New Mexican

D.C. court blocks for now immigrant teen’s access to abortion – Santa Fe New Mexican

Cub Scout kicked out of group after grilling Colorado Republican on guns – The Guardian

Opinions/Editorials/Articles to Share on Social Media 

Score one for science – Santa Fe New Mexican

Today’s Republican Party is unfit to govern –  Joseph D’Anna, Santa Fe New Mexican

Dreamers are Americans – U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich, Las Cruces Sun-News

We can turn New Mexico around – State Sen. Pete Campos

What I Saw in Puerto Rico  – DNC Chair Tom Perez, US News

NM already has the keys to success – State Sen. Pete Campos, Albuquerque Journal

Don’t look away on health care – Santa Fe New Mexican

Dreamers: The best of this nation – Santa Fe New Mexican

ABQ’s campaign finance system needs reform – Pete Dinelli

Chaco Canyon needs protection – Santa Fe New Mexican

Plenty of reason for concern in Zinke monument report – Walter Rubel, Las Cruces Sun-News

Public lands are rich in cultural resources – Deborah Stevens, Las Cruces Sun-News

PED’s science standards are patently unscientific – Albuquerque Journal

People with most to gain are unregistered – Roman Montoya, Albuquerque Journal

Wind power could secure New Mexico’s future – State Sen. George Munoz, Albuquerque Journal

Felicia Salazar

Communications Director

Democratic Party of New Mexico

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