People’s Court?

Is the Magistrate Court being operated as a “people’s court”? Two candidates for District 2 Magistrate Judge disagreed on that question in the DPSFC forum on May 22.  Melissa Mascarenas, a former court monitor and paralegal, argued that the current Magistrate Court,...

DA Candidates Square Off

District Attorney Mary Carmack-Altwies and former DA Marco Serna brought their campaigns for another term to a packed house at the party headquarters auditorium on May 22 at a DPSFC forum. Carmack-Altwies, a former public defender and private practitioner elected...

Full-time job for Part-time Pay

Candidates for the Democratic nomination for District 2 on the Santa Fe County Commission promised to devote their full attention to a “full-time job for part-time pay” at a forum on May 15 at party headquarters. Vying for the nomination are educator and health policy...

Party Elects 106 Delegates

Party Elects 106 Delegates   County Central Committee members and 106 local Democratic delegates are headed to the State Convention on March 9 – on Zoom. The Convention, originally scheduled for Ruidoso, has been converted to an electronic meeting to accommodate...

2024 Legislative Round-Up

Rep. Reena Szczpanski (D-47) teamed up with Sen. Wirth on the polling place firearms ban, and they also passed the Health Care Affordability Act, which shores up the Health Care Affordability Fund with an infusion of close to $86 million in fiscal year 2026,...

Test

2024 Electon Year Actvites Calling All Volunteers: NO JOKING AROUND – THIS IS CRITICAL!! As we all know – the 2024 electon is the most important electon of our lifetme to date. Santa Fe County is a critcal component to ensuring New Mexico remains Blue. While we know...

Action for the Climate Emergency

The wins may be few and far between in this work—but today we celebrate a historic victory. A groundswell of advocacy, led by frontline leaders in the Gulf South and young people, has successfully resulted in the Biden Administration temporarily halting all pending...