New polling by ProgressNowNM and Public Policy Polling show that a large majority of New Mexicans now disapprove of the job Susana Martinez is doing as governor — and an even larger number oppose Republican plans to oppose common-sense revenue enhancements to balance the budget.
The proposal to tax the top 1% of New Mexico’s income earners and roll back some of the tax breaks they were given under the Richardson administration earned another win today.
State Representative, Daymon Ely, announced via his Facebook feed late Tuesday, that House Bill 201 passed. The next stop is a Tax and Revenue Committee meeting.
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.
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.
There are dozens of candidate forums between now and Election Day and our new #ABQvotes project pulls them all together so you can find one (or more) on your issue or near you.
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 […]
This tax season, we should be finding ways to save taxpayer dollars, not giving the oil and gas industry a pass to waste our money and pollute our air. We need our elected officials to stand up for us, not for the multi-billion dollar oil and gas industry.
New Mexico health insurance premiums are expected to rise an average of $2,521 – unless you make twice the state’s per-capita income, in which case you get a refund.
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 […]