Joining with at least 11 other senators Tuesday, Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich announced they will be co-sponsoring Senator Bernie Sanders landmark Medicare For All bill. The bill seeks to implement a single-payer healthcare system in the United States. similar to all other industrialized countries around the world.
Sen. Bernie Sanders is coming to New Mexico on Tuesday to fire-up voters to turn out for candidates fighting to live minimum wage to a living wage, a more sustainable economy and combat climate change. See you all Tuesday. Info below:
At the event, Sanders will say let’s raise the minimum wage to a living wage, let’s combat climate change and move to sustainable energy, let’s make public colleges and universities tuition free, let’s end a broken criminal justice system.
GOTV Rally with Senator Bernie Sanders
Doors Open: 10:00 am
When: 11:00 am Tuesday, October 18
Where: In front of Mesa Vista Hall – 302 Cornell Drive NE Albuquerque, NM 87106 across from the SUB on the main walkway of UNM
New Mexico’s primary day is often overlooked by national candidates since it comes on the very last possible day for primaries nationwide. But this year is special because the Democratic nomination is still unsettled and the candidate will be selected based on delegates picked on our primary day – June 7th. Even though there are a lot more delegates available in California and other states that day, neither the Clinton nor Sanders campaign are treating the Land of Enchantment like a flyover state this year. Both campaigns are coming to NM this week and here’s where you can see them:
Friday May 20
3pm, Santa Fe Community College, William Witter Fitness Center: This event with Senator Sanders is limited to just 2,500 people. Doors open at 1, so get there early.
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