Category Archives: Newsletter

August 2022 PDACNM Newsletter

Cause of homelessness? It’s not drugs
or mental illness, researchers say.

Lack of affordable housing is key factor,
according to study of nation’s major areas

 SAN DIEGO —Ask just about anyone for their thoughts on what causes homelessness, and you will likely hear drug addiction, mental illness, alcoholism and poverty. 

A pair of researchers, however, looked at those issues across the country and found they occur everywhere. What does vary greatly around the country, they found, was the availability of affordable housing.


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June 2022 PDACNM Newsletter

Medicare for All

In case you haven’t heard, here is the good news many New Mexicans have been awaiting. On May 12, 2022, Senator Bernie Sanders introduced S4202 The Medicare for All Act of 2022 into the 117th Congress along with 14 co-sponsors.

Two of these 14 are our own New Mexico Senators, Sen Martin Heinrich and Sen Ben Ray Lujan. Please thank them for being original co-sponsors of this important bill and supporting better health care for New Mexicans, by calling their DC offices:

Sen Heinrich 202-224-5521
Sen Lujan 202-224-6621

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April 2022 PDACNM Newsletter

Momentum is gaining in the fight to have the Equal Rights Amendment recognized as having been ratified.

Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney of the Congressional Oversight and Reform Committee just sent out a stunning historical Press Release on the 50th anniversary of Congress approving the ERA and sending it to the States for ratification. The Press Release includes new analyses from prominent legal scholars that conclude the ERA is ratified.

It is time for the Archivist to carry out his statutory duty to certify and publish the ERA as the 28th Amendment to the Constitution. Leading Constitutional Scholars agree that the ERA is ratified AND valid and the timeline in the preamble, which the states did not vote on, is advisory and not binding.

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