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Trump says Democrats’ push for expanded voting threatens Republicans

President Trump on Monday criticized attempts by Democrats in Congress to expand voting access for the presidential election in the fall, saying increased voter turnout would keep Republicans from getting elected.

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Udall, Heinrich Seek Comment on Wild & Scenic Legislation to Protect the Gila River

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) announced that they are circulating draft legislation to protect the Gila River by designating portions of the river and its watershed as Wild and Scenic. The lawmakers are seeking public comments and stakeholder input on the draft legislation.

Senator Udall's press release - Click to view


Heinrich Delivers Speech Ahead Of Final Impeachment Vote

“President Donald Trump has proven to be unfit for the office he occupies. He abused his powers and continues to engage in a cover-up. He presents a clear and present danger to our national security and, more fundamentally, to our democracy. That is why my conscience and my duty to defend our Constitution compel me to vote to convict Donald Trump.”
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EmergeNM looking for Democratic women
EmergeNM’s mission is “to build the bench of Democratic women ready to run for office,” according to a news release. There are 69 Emerge alumnae serving in public offices in the state. In the 2018 election, 37 of the 42 “Emergista” candidates won their races, for an 88 percent win-rate.   (Silver City Daily Press - Click to view)


Western Rivers Disproportionately Impacted by Trump’s Rollbacks
(Wild Earth Guardians - click to view)


Silver City Daily Press on the December 4 meeting: "Air Force finds no support here for F-16s over Gila"


Holloman AFB releases Draft Environmental Impact Statement

Senator Martin Heinrich on the USAF proposal for fighter traing over the Gila


NM Senators seek investigation into ICE detention centers (Albuquerque Journal - Click to view)


Mike Renteria announces run for District Attorney (Deming Headlight - Click to view)








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