Ethics Commission: Amendment 2
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Ethics Commission: Amendment 2

“Ethics” and “politics” are often words we think of as polar opposites, but many states are trying to improve how they handle ethical issues involving public officials. As of this year, 44 states have ethics commissions, which are responsible for investigating ethical issues regarding legislators, state employees, candidates, etc. New Mexico is one of the…

NM Secretary of State’s Hyper Partisanship Leaves Taxpayers Footing the Bill
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NM Secretary of State’s Hyper Partisanship Leaves Taxpayers Footing the Bill

New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver has been in the news for all the wrong reasons after announcing she will bring back straight-party voting to our general election ballots this November. The result so far? Seven counties are currently mulling resolutions opposing the straight-party voting option which could spur litigation in each county.…

Crib Sheet: August 16th, 2018
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Crib Sheet: August 16th, 2018

If the Democratic Party is going to continue to grow and be strong for generations to come, it must include all New Mexicans. Sadly, its current leadership has forgotten that. That’s why I am asking my fellow JFK Democrats of New Mexico and all those who believe in bipartisanship for the betterment of our Hispanic…

Crib Sheet: August 7th, 2018
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Crib Sheet: August 7th, 2018

Complacency is our number one enemy. [President Trump] is historically unpopular. The more he keeps it up, the more people are encouraged to restrain him. – Speaker of the House Brian Egolf, in a story published in The Hill. Across the country Republicans are concerned the combination of Trump’s polarizing style and increased Democratic enthusiasm…