Category «Meeting Recap»

Rep. Rubio Legislative Update 2021

Hello all,  My name is Angelica Rubio, and I represent District 35–which includes the Alameda Depot and Mesquite Historic Districts, Downtown, Bellamah Neighborhood, and Chiva Town, in addition to the Country Club and Elks neighborhoods.  As some of you may know, prior to becoming elected to the New Mexico State Legislature, I was a community …

April 22, 2021 – Virtual PVA

The Legislators weigh in on the 2021 Session Cheryl Frank explains that if PVA were meeting in person, we would have invited our local legislators to tell us about their experience (what really happened!) during the 60 day legislative session. And of course, we would’ve had a chance for a lively Q & A (next …

Concerned citizen questions NM’s vaccination rollout

Paul Dulin, Concerned citizen3247 Executive Hills Rd.Las Cruces, NM 88011Cell: 575 343-2324 (Las Cruces number) As I personally worked on the H1N1 Pandemic response in 2009 and managed numerous vaccination campaigns for both seniors and children as the State’s former Director of the Office of Border Health, I am bemused at the lack of strategic …

March 25, 2021 – Virtual PVA

A recap of the Legislative Response Team Thank you to everyone who participated in the Legislative Response Team (we have 224 people on our list). Just so you know, we sent you 21 emails, asking you to contact legislators about numerous issues. There were a lot of progressive successes this session. Thank you! For more …

February 25, 2021 – Virtual PVA

PVA’s February Unified Action It’s not too late to join the Legislative Response Team. After all, the legislative home stretch is coming up! The Legislative Response Team weighs in on critical issues under consideration during the legislative session in Santa Fe. Team members call or email legislators and make their positions known. Past issues have …

January 28, 2021 – Virtual PVA

January Unified Action The Legislative Response Team weighs in on critical issues under consideration during the legislative session in Santa Fe. Team members call or email legislators and make their positions known. Past issues have included minimum wage, early childhood education, the environment, energy policy, voting rights, foreclosure procedures, and DOMA (Defense of Marriage Act). …

Benefits of legalizing recreational cannabis

William Corbett noted that criminal organizations currently control the recreational black market in New Mexico, including the profits from this trade; in addition, there is no quality control or regulation as the cannabis provided to recreational users. As is generally known, violence is part and parcel of this illegal trade.  He gives several excellent reasons …

November 12, 2020 – Virtual PVA

Listen to KTAL Community Radio KTAL LP Community Radio Program Manager, Linda Hall, tells us, “With the election finally over, we all needed a diversion and so KTAL Community Radio aired a real treat – a special production of War Of The Worlds, one of the most famous radio broadcasts in history. First aired by …

October 22, 2020 – Virtual PVA

Speak up for elderly victims under corrupt “guardianship” Charlotte Lipson recommends a “do not retain” vote against Judge Manuel Arrieta who keeps awarding “guardianship” of the elderly to Advocate Services which, for example, is preventing a son from caring for his mother while they decimate her assets, as in the case of Dorris Hamilton.  Charlotte …

September 24, 2020 – Virtual PVA

September 2020 Unified Action Be Involved in the 2020 General Election Sponsored by the PVA Executive Committee, www.pva-nm.org The Issue The upcoming election is crucial to determining the kind of state and country we will live in for at least the next 2 years. Our personal involvement with political campaigns can make a big difference …