Category «Meeting Recap»

August 26, 2021 – Virtual PVA

Casa de Peregrinos update Board member, Eric Walkinshaw, thanked those who have donated to the food pantry. “Food costs are going up,” Eric explained, “and food rescue opportunities are decreasing, so we’re having to buy more food outright.” He announced a hunger strike fundraiser happening on September 23, 2021; participants fast for 24 hours while …

June 24, 2021 – Virtual PVA

Municipal Court update Judge Joy Goldbaum reports that the Las Cruces Municipal Court has moved into City Hall, 700 N. Main St., room 2007-B, while the old Courthouse on E. Griggs is having work performed on its mal-functioning HVAC systems. The move is expected to last through the summer.  Any task you might have done …

May 27, 2021 – Virtual PVA

Book recommendation for you Jim R. Moore says Bill McKibben’s new book FALTER is worth the time. “It really opened my eyes to how and why some of the super rich, such as the Koch Brothers (see Chapter 10) think they have no responsibility to support the masses. Also interesting info about Artificial Intelligence and …

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). …