A few weeks ago, ProgressNow NM launched a legal defense fund to represent Las Cruces city councilors targeted for recall by a Tea Party activist group upset over the council’s … Continue reading BREAKING: Judge quashes recall complaint against Las Cruces councilors; Recall petition failed to get enough signatures
It was the final battle of the legislature: will New Mexico honor our commitments to tribes, seniors and students by funding projects non-partisan budget officials labeled “critical” in communities across … Continue reading GOP Wins Fight Over Defunding Senior, Tribal and Education Programs in NM
A few years ago, Doña Ana County’s clerk did a pretty amazing thing – and the Tea Party went straight to court to stop him. With your help, we established … Continue reading A fight worth fighting: Legal defense fund supports city councilors targeted for recall over minimum wage vote
PROGRESSNOWNM How would you feel if your boss said he was going to reward your supervisor if he paid you 10% less than the guy down the hall doing … Continue reading Mayor Berry: ABQ is ‘a national model’ by paying women 90% of what men earn [Action Alert]
Will someone please ask Steve Pearce if he believes the Pentagon is about to invade Clovis? And will Susana Martinez follow the lead of Texas’ governor and deploy the National … Continue reading Right-wing watch: US Army lists NM as “hostile,” sets invasion plans; TX Gov orders National Guard to investigate
Is New Mexico ready for Hillary? or would we rather see President Elizabeth Warren or Joe Biden? How about Bernie Sanders? Take our survey and find out! More than 1,000 … Continue reading Is New Mexico ready for Hillary? Take the survey and find out!
Albuquerque – This morning, Bernalillo County District Attorney Kari Brandenburg announced felony assault charges against the Albuquerque Police Officer involved in a brutal assault on a UNM student during a … Continue reading RELEASE: Video/investigation by ProgressNow leads to criminal charges against APD officer
New Mexico has never needed progressive leaders more than we do right now. With assaults on women, voting rights and the middle class coming faster and harder from the right … Continue reading Who are New Mexico’s true Progressive champions? Nominations open now!
After spending a year to review the state’s most “critical needs,” Democrats and Republicans agreed to a capital outlay program to direct taxpayer money to fund the state’s most critical … Continue reading [UPDATED] All of the Senior, Tribal and Higher Education programs NM Republicans want to cut in the final minutes of the session
It’s no secret that fossil fuel production isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. Recent NASA studies found the world’s largest methane cloud hovering over the Four Corners. Now the American Lung … Continue reading You’re invited: Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham wants to hear from YOU and Moms on kids health
In honor of Memorial Day, we thought we’d take a new look at New Mexicans who have lost their lives in the wars following 9/11. The Military Times provides a … Continue reading Here are all 54 New Mexicans who lost their lives in the wars in Iraq & Afghanistan since 2011
Plans to expand drilling options for oil and gas resources near Chaco Canyon in Northwest New Mexico have long drawn opposition from local and national environmental and cultural advocates. Yesterday … Continue reading BLM Director gets grilling from Sen. Tom Udall over Chaco drilling
Anyone who has been to college in the last couple of decades knows the burden of student loan debt. Now, a New Mexico-specific report from Generation Progress lays out the … Continue reading NM student loan debt tops $6 billion
“What do these politicians have in common? Spiro Agnew, Dan Quayle and Sarah Palin? They are all Republicans who got nominated for vice president even though party elites regarded them … Continue reading Fox News compares Gov. Martinez to “lightweights” like Dan Quayle, Spiro Agnew, Sarah Palin