[TAKE ACTION] Dona Ana County Republican Chair has history of unacceptable behavior, ties to ICE. Sign the petition to have him removed

A day after a racist-laden post about recent events in Charlottesville landed Dona Ana Republican Party Chairman Roman Jimenez in hot water, ProgressNow New Mexico has delved deep into the Jimenez’ history on Facebook and discovered more egregious content ranging from advocating for rape to condemning all drug users to death.

Trump’s hate – trumps policy…

Well, here we go again. Wednesday, President Trump announced that he is banning transgender individuals from serving in the armed forces, in any capacity. Yes, you read that right.

Medicaid rollback will impact New Mexicans most

New Mexico is one of many states suffering from an opioid epidemic. Stories about states battling the grips of overdose and the overwhelming instances of treatment, hospitalization, and death of addicts have been the focus of national media lately.

New: Koch Brothers back in New Mexico with fake-grassroots group chapter

The non-dark horses of “Dark Money,” appear to be headed to the Duke City. A recent story by the Santa Fe Reporter’s Matt Grubs, mentions that State Director Robert “Burly” Cain’s intent to open very soon in New Mexico, with eyes on Santa Fe as a possible location.

PRIDE Events Around New Mexico – Supporting Our LGTBQ Communities

We here at ProgressNow New Mexico know that it is important to walk the walk of solidarity. We work in support of the building of safe and equitable communities for all. This weekend we will march in the Pride Parade in proud support of our LGTBQ friends and family, brother and sisters, neighbors and friends. We hope to see you there.

[WATCH VIDEO] Las Cruces protestors close access to Border Patrol station. Live video goes viral!

New Mexico Comunidades en Acción y de Fé, known as CAFÉ, staged a well organized and peaceful demonstration in Las Cruces Thursday, blocking entrances to the regional Border Patrol headquarters for about an hour and gaining national attention about the targeting of immigrants in border communities and around the country.

Steve Pearce’s PAC sends (stock image) pandering mailer to Latino voters in Las Cruces

That’s right, Congressman Steve Pearce’s Political Action Committee, GOALWest, sent out these pandering mailers to Las Cruces voters in advance of today’s Soil and Water Conservation District election.

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 after state-approved legal marijuana programs in New Mexico and 41 other states, Washington D.C., Guam, and Puerto Rico.

My First Time at the Legislature – POV from a Newbie

On November 1st, I accepted a position as the Community Engagement Strategist for ProgressNow NM. When I spoke with Executive Director, Pat Davis about the job, what it entailed, what my skill set was and how it applied, and how it didn’t – in regards to the things I would “learn on the job,” I was still feeling like a foreigner in only a slightly less intimidating environment.