Republicans vote to kill bill to tax the 1% just 0.3% more

Saying New Mexico’s top wage earners “have already paid enough,” Republicans in the state House of Representatives voted along party-lines to kill a bill which would have ensured that New Mexico’s top wage earners pay closer to the same rate as our poorest working families.

Police-involved Shootings: 62% involved mental illness; 11% unarmed

The US Department of Justice has spent more than 500 days investigating use of force incidents involving the Albuquerque Police Department. When the DOJ announced its investigation in November 2012, the department had experienced 25 officer-involved shootings -17 fatal – since 2010.

May Day “Rise Up ABQ” rally

On May 1st, hundreds in our communities will not work, will not go to school, and will not make purchases to show our community, political and economic power and will attend our RiseUp ABQ! rally. Our country cannot move forward without our immigrant neighbors! Click here to see our Facebook event. Click here to see our […]

Progressive agenda vs. Gov’s vetoes: how did New Mexico do in #nmleg 2017?

That’s a wrap! New Mexico’s 2017 legislative session is done, at it may go down in the history books as one of the strangest – and our busiest! I’m still crunching the numbers, but early indications show that New Mexicans like you used our advocacy tools to contact legislators more than 50,000 times and read […]