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Immigrant Youth Group Endorse Haaland For 2020

on September 17, 2019 - 9:39am
UWDA News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE Immigrant youth of United We Dream Action have announced their first round of 2020 endorsements for 11 congressional champions including U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland (NM-01).
 
These candidates have proven themselves to be true leaders in protecting immigrant youth and communities.

In 2018, immigrant youth and allies of United We Dream Action endorsed candidates, ran ads and knocked on doors to make the voices of the community heard and in the 2020 election cycle, these voices will be heard even louder.

First Members of the United We Dream Action 2020 Endorsement

Governor Recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month

on September 17, 2019 - 9:17am
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham
 
STATE News:
 
SANTA FE Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham Monday issued the following statement in recognition of National Hispanic Heritage Month, which began Sunday and runs through Oct. 15: 
 
“Hispanic Heritage Month is an opportunity to celebrate our culture, our history, our faith and our commitment to continued progress toward equity and equality. New Mexico is proud of its centuries of Hispanic heritage, one of the bedrocks of our collective state history and culture.
 
“It’s a diverse heritage, defined as much by the engineering marvels of our acequia

NWS: Today’s High Near 73; Tonight’s Low Around 52

on September 17, 2019 - 9:13am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 73 with a 20 percent chance of precipitation and tonight’s low around 52. Courtesy/NWS

President Trump Addresses Campaign Rally

on September 16, 2019 - 7:50pm

President Donald Trump addresses an enthusiastic crowd at his rally underway this evening in the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost

The crowd cheers loudly for President Trump as he enters for his rally this evening in the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost

Trump Rally Underway In Rio Rancho

on September 16, 2019 - 6:16pm

Scene from the Trump Rally underway in the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho. President Donald Trump is scheduled to address the crowd at 7 p.m. as he begins his West Coast campaign swing. This is the president's first trip to New Mexico since taking office. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

State GOP Chair Steve Pearce speaks to the crowd ahead of President Trump's arrival this evening. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

President Trump's Director of Communications Tim Murtaugh, right, chats with folks gathered at the Trump Rally.

Los Alamos County: Census ‘Complete Count Committee’ Recruitment Now Open

on September 16, 2019 - 10:09am

COUNTY News:

The US Constitution mandates (Article 1, Section 2) that a headcount occur every 10 years of everyone residing in the 50 states, Puerto Rico, and the Island Areas of the United States. 

This includes people of all ages, races, ethnic groups, citizens and non-citizens. The population totals from the census determine the number of seats each state has in the House of Representatives.

States also use the totals to redraw their legislative and school districts. 

The next census occurs in 2020.  

Census data is used in the distribution of approximately $675 billion in federal

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