After a midterm election in which Democrats wrested back control of the Governor’s Office and expanded their majority in the state House of Representatives, Kelly Fajardo feels almost invisible at the Roundhouse this year. Fajardo, you see, is a Republican representative in a Democrat-dominated House, where members of the GOP are now outnumbered by the largest margin in two decades. “It just feels like we don’t matter,” said Fajardo, R-Los Lunas. [‘It’s frustrating being a Republican this year’]The New Mexico Republican Party is hurting so badly they brought in the Cheeto-dusted Führer to rouse the rabble.
Democratic leaders in the Land of Enchantment are preparing another session that is the virtual inverse of the extremist and xenophobic dreck being concocted by the earth haters in the capital of my home state of South Dakota. Just for instance, New Mexico's Democratic governor and unpaid legislators will not just legalize cannabis they are expected to pass legislation making a death with dignity legal for people with terminal illnesses and will solidify women's reproductive rights.
Free college for all New Mexicans. That’s what Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is expected to propose later this morning at a higher education summit at Central New Mexico Community College. The New Mexico Opportunity Scholarship would cover the tuition gap left after a student receives financial aid, grants and scholarships, including the New Mexico Lottery Scholarship. [Albuquerque Journal]In a related story the University of New Mexico will offer a Spring course in cannabis communication.
New Mexico is home to Democrat Valerie Plame. Imagine any candidate in South Dakota producing a campaign spot like hers. 👇