Category «Meeting Recap»

March 22, 2018

Unified Action – The March 2018 Unified Action is to: Support South Central Regional Transit District Funding Contact the Doña Ana County Commissioners and say: “Please increase the annual contribution to the South Central Regional Transit District from $350,000 to $500,000 in order to provide services to northern Doña Ana County and to expand services in southern Doña Ana …

April 26, 2018

Ranked Choice Voting proposed for Las Cruces Elections Doña Ana County Clerk, Scott Krahling, and Maria Perez from FairVote New Mexico told us about Ranked Choice Voting. This is where voters rank candidates in order of preference. The City Council will be deciding whether to use this process soon. Scott explained that while the new consolidated election …

May 24, 2018

Unified Action – The May Unified Action is: Reach out to the people in your Personal Influence Network and tell them about the Primary Election Sponsored by the PVA Executive Committee, www.pva-nm.org The issue Voting is essential to our democracy. It’s also important that we advocate for the candidates we believe in. A friend’s recommendation can have …

June 28, 2018

High-level radioactive waste proposal in Southeast New Mexico Senator Jeff Steinborn is the chair of the Radioactive & Hazardous Materials Committee and wanted to let everyone know about the proposal for a High-Level Radioactive Waste storage facility, which would store the nation’s most dangerous nuclear reactor waste in Southeast New Mexico. Holtec International and Eddy Lea Energy …

August 23, 2018

Unified Action The August 2018 Unified Action is to: Contact Rep. Steve Pearce and ask him to support reauthorization and full funding of the Land & Water Conservation Fund. Rep. Steve Pearce 202-225-2365 See the full issue here. General Obligations Bonds PASSED Las Cruces businesswoman Marci Dickerson spoke about why she led the blue-ribbon committee for the City of …

September 27, 2018

Border Servant Corps The U.S./Mexico border is a unique place where cultures meet, collide, and mesh. Linda Braxton spoke to us about the Border Servant Corps, which is an organization that engages in “Border Immersion” tours; relationships and first-hand educational experiences about border issues are prioritized and are incredibly helpful far and wide. They host 4-5 …

November 8, 2018

PVA had a special post-election meeting to reflect on an incredible Election Day. There is no recap for this meeting. Here are your election results for Doña Ana County.

January 24, 2019

Unified Action THE ISSUE: 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 …

Recap: December 2, 2004

Eighty former volunteers from the Kerry for President campaign gathered in the Mesilla Community Center on December 2, exactly one month after the election, to reflect on the campaign, the election outcome, and our thoughts for the future. Everyone who came was given two minutes to speak, and a wide variety of opinions were expressed. …