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Gov. Martinez’s admin wasn’t protecting workers from wage theft. Workers fought back. And they won.
Gabriela Ibañez Guzmán, Somos Un Pueblo Unido staff attorney

Gov. Martinez’s admin wasn’t protecting workers from wage theft. Workers fought back. And they won.

Workers are more organized and powerful than ever. This win shows their success in fighting the unfa ...

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Gov. Martinez’s admin wasn’t protecting workers from wage theft. Workers fought back. And they won.

Workers are more organized and powerful than ever. This win shows their success in fighting the unfair practices of dishonest employers, and exercising their right to hold their go ...

“Preemption” – Progressive wins in New Mexico cities may be at risk at the state level

“Preemption” – Progressive wins in New Mexico cities may be at risk at the state level

The Las Cruces City Council seated its new and re-elected members today and, in a flourish of newly ...

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“Preemption” – Progressive wins in New Mexico cities may be at risk at the state level

The Las Cruces City Council seated its new and re-elected members today and, in a flourish of newly proposed business, showed what a dedicated panel of progressive leaders can acco ...

Martinez is 6th “least popular” gov in the country: What do the falling approval numbers actually mean?

Martinez is 6th “least popular” gov in the country: What do the falling approval numbers actually mean?

This week, a national polling company released findings showing that Governor Susana Martinez, alrea ...

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Martinez is 6th “least popular” gov in the country: What do the falling approval numbers actually mean?

This week, a national polling company released findings showing that Governor Susana Martinez, already the two-time recipient of “worst run state” award, is now also the 6th LEAST ...

[WATCH] Sandoval County commission takes first steps to enact Koch anti-union law; right-to-work fights move from Roundhouse to counties

[WATCH] Sandoval County commission takes first steps to enact Koch anti-union law; right-to-work fights move from Roundhouse to counties

We reported earlier this year about the Koch Brothers and Americans For Prosperity and their meddlin ...

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[WATCH] Sandoval County commission takes first steps to enact Koch anti-union law; right-to-work fights move from Roundhouse to counties

We reported earlier this year about the Koch Brothers and Americans For Prosperity and their meddling in ALL levels of New Mexico politics. An update to the current situation of ...

Leaked Memo: Rio Grande Foundation, National conservative network planning huge new anti-union campaign to hurt Democrats

Leaked Memo: Rio Grande Foundation, National conservative network planning huge new anti-union campaign to hurt Democrats

A memo leaked to the Guardian newspaper shows that conservative mega-donors are committing millions ...

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Leaked Memo: Rio Grande Foundation, National conservative network planning huge new anti-union campaign to hurt Democrats

A memo leaked to the Guardian newspaper shows that conservative mega-donors are committing millions of new dollars to a secretive "think tank" network in states (including New Mexi ...

We can’t cut our way to prosperity: A takedown of Gov. Martinez economics

We can’t cut our way to prosperity: A takedown of Gov. Martinez economics

Our economy is sluggish primarily because the only economic development strategy we’ve followed is o ...

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We can’t cut our way to prosperity: A takedown of Gov. Martinez economics

Our economy is sluggish primarily because the only economic development strategy we’ve followed is one of tax cuts for the well-connected.

[WATCH] Las Cruces Mayor calls on Rep. Steve Pearce to Step Up for New Mexicans

[WATCH] Las Cruces Mayor calls on Rep. Steve Pearce to Step Up for New Mexicans

ProgressNow New Mexico EF (501c3) has released a video ad featuring City of Las Cruces Mayor Ken Miy ...

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[WATCH] Las Cruces Mayor calls on Rep. Steve Pearce to Step Up for New Mexicans

ProgressNow New Mexico EF (501c3) has released a video ad featuring City of Las Cruces Mayor Ken Miyagishima that calls on Rep. Steve Pearce (NM-2) to step up for his constituents ...

Congressional Dems just saved New Mexico’s medical cannabis program from Trump and AG Sessions

Congressional Dems just saved New Mexico’s medical cannabis program from Trump and AG Sessions

Hidden in the 1,000+ page Federal budget agreement reached on Sunday is language inserted by Democra ...

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Congressional Dems just saved New Mexico’s medical cannabis program from Trump and AG Sessions

Hidden in the 1,000+ page Federal budget agreement reached on Sunday is language inserted by Democrats prohibiting the Trump administration from using any federal dollars to go aft ...

5 Big Ways Trump’s Government Shutdown Will Impact New Mexico on Day 1

5 Big Ways Trump’s Government Shutdown Will Impact New Mexico on Day 1

President Donald Trump wants his 100th day in office to be memorable.  That milestone comes this wee ...

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5 Big Ways Trump’s Government Shutdown Will Impact New Mexico on Day 1

President Donald Trump wants his 100th day in office to be memorable.  That milestone comes this weekend, but it might not be memorable for the reasons he wants. Funding for the ...

Governor Martinez vetoes minimum wage hikes (again)

Governor Martinez vetoes minimum wage hikes (again)

Hidden among a list of 90+ bills she signed and vetoed on Thursday were two different vetoes of two ...

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Governor Martinez vetoes minimum wage hikes (again)

Hidden among a list of 90+ bills she signed and vetoed on Thursday were two different vetoes of two different minimum wage increases, including one raising the state's wage for wor ...

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