Category «Unified Action»

Unified Action – April 2008

Urge Governor Richardson to say NO to the Border Fence Sponsored by Southwest Environmental CenterFor more information email Adam Guss or call him at (575)522-5552 The Issue On April 1, 2008, DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff used his authority to waive more than 30 environmental and cultural laws which will allow DHS to build 370 miles of new …

Unified Action – May 2008

Talk with 2 Friends About the June 3 Primary Election Sponsored by the PVA Executive CommitteeFor more information send email to Barbara Arispe or call her at 575-525-6649. The issue It’s important that we vote, but it is also important that we advocate for candidates we believe in and for the voting process itself. Many people aren’t …

Unified Action – September 2008

Be Involved in the November 4 Election Sponsored by the PVA Executive Committee For more information email Jim Moore or call him at (575)525-6649. The Issue We are fortunate to have some important campaigns this fall in Doña Ana County, the state of New Mexico, and the nation–campaigns in which our help will be essential for progressive …

Unified Action – October 2008

Talk to 5 Friends about the November 4 Election OR Take Someone to Vote Sponsored by the PVA Executive CommitteeFor more information email Judy Zimmerman or call her at (575)522-6444. The Issue At a time when the whole country’s attention is focused on the presidential race, it’s important to remember our state and local candidates, whose decisions affect our …

Unified Action – January 2009

Urge Passage of the Health Security Act in the 2009 Legislative Session Sponsored by Health Security for New Mexicans CampaignFor more information email Vicki Simons or call her at 522-4813. The Issue In New Mexico, there are more than 400,000 with no health care insurance in addition to many underinsured New Mexicans. None of the band-aid solutions …

Unified Action – February 2009

Stop the Border Wall Sponsored by Southwest Environmental CenterFor more information email Roger Turner or call him at 522-5552. The Issue The Secure Fence Act passed by Congress in 2006 mandated 670 miles of border wall be built between Mexico and the U.S. Sixty-nine miles, largely in New Mexico, remain unbuilt. Those 69 miles would further fragment …

Unified Action – April 2009

Say Yes to Solar Energy: Support a Solar Financing District Presented by Bill McCamley and Mark WestbrockFor more information contact billmccamley14@gmail.com or westbrock@positiveenergysolar.com The Issue Solar energy is good for the security, economy, and environment of our nation. New Mexico gets more sun than most other places in the world. We should do this here. Although there are …

Unified Action – May 2009

Support the Citizen’s Wilderness and National Conservation Area Proposal Sponsored by the Doña Ana County Wilderness CoalitionView the Citizen’s Proposal here The Issue Natural treasures from the Organ Mountains to Broad Canyon are at a crossroads: we can protect these wilderness areas NOW and save them for present and future generations. OR, we can miss this historic …

Unified Action – June 2009

Ask EPE to Sign a Good Electric Franchise Agreement Sponsored by Citizens for Energy AwarenessFor more information email Charlotte Lipson at lipson@zianet.com What we are asking Email the Las Cruces City Council at CityCouncil@las-cruces.org to say something like the following: The franchise agreement with El Paso Electric should not exceed 5 years and should contain no provisions for automatic …

Unified Action – August 2009

Health Care for America Sponsored by AFSCMEFor more information send email to Carter Bundy. The Issue Health Care Reform has a real chance of passing, but we need to fight for: A public option to create competition and lower costs. Non taxation of health care benefits as income. Taxation of benefits unfairly hurts those who pay …