N.M. Senate District 38: Sierra Club endorses Carrie Hamblen

N.M. Senate District 38: Sierra Club endorses Carrie Hamblen
June 2 New Mexico Democratic primary District 38 (Las Cruces and south Doña Ana County): Carrie Hamblen The Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter is proud to endorse our friend and community leader Carrie Hamblen for the Senate District 38 Democratic nomination. As president of the Las Cruces Green Chamber of Commerce, Carrie helped lead efforts to win Organ Mountains Desert Peaks designation as a National Monument. She has served Southern New Mexico as morning news anchor and operations manager at ...
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Endorsements in contested 2020 NM primary races

Endorsements in contested 2020 NM primary races
In these difficult times, elections may understandably not be the first thing on everybody’s mind. However, as we have recently observed, good leadership matters a great deal. View our list of vetted candidates for the NM House and Senate, and two county commissioner races ...
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PRC approves job-creating, low-cost renewable/storage projects

PRC approves job-creating, low-cost renewable/storage projects
On May 13, the PRC approved two renewable projects to serve El Paso Electric’s New Mexico and Texas customers. The 100-MW solar Hecate project will be built in Santa Teresa, N.M., and the Buena Vista hybrid project, which has 100 MW of solar plus 50 MW of battery, will be built in Otero County.  ...
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Paid for by The Rio Grande Chapter of the Sierra Club Political Action Committee and Rio Grande Sierra Club Healthy Communities.  Not authorized by any campaign or campaign committee. For 2020 New Mexico primary contested elections only. United States House of Representatives 3rd Congressional District: Teresa Leger Fernandez For details on this candidate, see this post. New Mexico House of Representatives District 13 – Rep. Patricia Roybal-Caballero
District 14 – Rep. Miguel Garcia
District 17 – Rep. Debbie Armstrong
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No Oil Bailout!

No Oil Bailout!
Don't let the oil companies use the coronavirus as an excuse to disguise decades worth of greed and mismanagement ...
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Urgent – Stop Trump’s Border Wall Construction!

Urgent – Stop Trump's Border Wall Construction!
Even though some walls are already being built, we need thousands to speak up against them. Let the record show that we strongly object to the lawless, reckless, & destructive border walls!  ...
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N.M. Senate District 4: Sierra Club endorses Noreen Kelly

N.M. Senate District 4: Sierra Club endorses Noreen Kelly
June 2 New Mexico Democratic primary District 4 (McKinley, Cibola and San Juan counties): Noreen Kelly The Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter is proud to endorse Noreen Kelly for N.M. Senate District 4.  Kelly, a Navajo elder from Church Rock, has a deep commitment to community involvement and preserving our resources. Kelly is a Strong Families core leader on reproductive justice and domestic violence. She is a board member of two Native schools and has been active for 20 years ...
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N.M. Senate District 9: Sierra Club endorses Brenda McKenna

N.M. Senate District 9: Sierra Club endorses Brenda McKenna
June 2 New Mexico Democratic primary District 9 (Corrales, E. Rio Rancho, Bernalillo, Sandoval County): Brenda McKenna The Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter is proud to endorse Brenda McKenna, a longtime wildlife and community advocate, for N.M. Senate District 4. Brenda McKenna is a field representative for U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland, who endorses her candidacy for this open seat. McKenna was coordinator for the Nambé Tewa Language Revitalization Program and is a language-preservation teacher and scholar. McKenna is also a ...
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N.M. Senate District 28: Sierra Club endorses Siah Correa Hemphill

N.M. Senate District 28: Sierra Club endorses Siah Correa Hemphill
June 2 New Mexico Democratic primary District 28: Grant, Socorro and Catron counties: Siah Correa Hemphill The Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter endorsed Siah Correa Hemphill for N.M. Senate District 28 because of her deep commitment to her community and to protecting our resources. Siah was inspired to pursue her 25-year career in education and special education by her son Nicholas, who was born with a rare genetic syndrome and has multiple disabilities. Born and raised in Grant County, Siah ...
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N.M. Senate District 30: Sierra Club endorses Pam Cordova

N.M. Senate District 30: Sierra Club endorses Pam Cordova
June 2 New Mexico Democratic Primary State Senate District 30: Cibola (including Grants), McKinley, Socorro, Valencia counties The Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter has the pleasure of endorsing a longtime member, Pam Cordova, for state Senate in District 30. Cordova is a retired pubilc-school teacher and former president of the New Mexico Federation of Democratic Women. She has a strong history of community involvement. Cordova supports significant investment in early-childhood education, climate solutions, affordable health care and paid sick leave for ...
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