Freedom New Mexico On the bicentennial of Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla’s call to arms against oppression from Spain, Mexico’s residents now find themselves held down by another powerful enemy: fear. Traditionally, the country’s independence celebration begins with a “grito” at midnight on Sept. 16, leading to daylong celebrations on the 16th. This year many [...]
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today said he is pleased New Mexico is able to expand its ability to provide affordable health insurance coverage for high-risk uninsured residents – one of the first benefits of the newly enacted health insurance reform law Bingaman helped write. The law will provide at least $37 million to [...]
WASHINGTON — On the eve of tax filing day, U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman pointed out that almost all New Mexico working families benefited this year from tax cuts enacted as part of last year’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. •Citizens for Tax Justice, a Washington, DC-based think tank, today released a [ http://www.ctj.org/obamastaxcuts/nm.pdf ]report saying [...]
Tuesdays with Tom: Udall discusses health reform legislation, Afghanistan, and efforts to address impact of REAL ID on New Mexicans
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Tom Udall, D-NM, today talked with radio reporters from around the state about topics including the Senate debate of health insurance reform, President Obama’s speech tonight on Afghanistan, and the potential impact of the REAL ID Act on New Mexicans. To listen to the audio, click here. Below is a time [...]
WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today pointed to the many provisions in the health insurance reform legislation that would benefit New Mexicans. In a speech on the Senate floor, Bingaman said the measure that merged the work of two Senate committees would help make health care more affordable for families and small businesses, and [...]
Udall Talks about the public option, revised energy and Climate Change Bill and his support of unemployment benefits for New Mexicans
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Tom Udall today talked with radio reporters from around the state about topics including the benefits of energy and climate change legislation and the ongoing health insurance reform debate. If you are interested in obtaining an .mp3 file of this week’s “Tuesdays with Tom,” please contact Jessica Borchert. Below is a [...]
Governor Bill Richardson today issued a challenge to New Mexicans to get behind a “National Call for Photos,” a project to collect photos of all names listed on the National Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Wall in Washington D.C.
U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today reintroduced a bipartisan bill that would change the tax law to benefit small business owners.
U.S. Senator Tom Udall, D-N.M., today announced that New Mexicans can apply for coupons to help pay for digital television converter boxes.
Today, Rep. Ben Ray Luj