American Promise founder and president Jeff Clements spoke at the Aldea Community Center to an attentive audience of over 50 people last Sunday, April 22. He shared the motivations, cross-partisan support and progress being made for a 28th Amendment to The Constitution to restore American democracy in which “we citizens – not money, not corporations, not special interests – govern ourselves.” Audience members participated in a lively and informative Q & A session.
NMMOP hosted this successful event which was co-sponsored by Common Cause New Mexico and American Promise. In attendance were a candidate for the NM House of Representatives, NM Senate Majority Leader Peter Wirth and Santa Fe City Councilor Carol Romero-Wirth, Viki Harrison from Common Cause New Mexico and Steve Lipscom from FixItAmerica
Update: February 7
HJM 10 – Fix-it America Constitutional Amendment was passed in the NM House of Representatives, 41 to 28.
We encourage interested citizens to continue following HJM 10 as it heads to the Senate. Contact your NM Senators and let them know your thoughts. Follow the legislature at www.nmlegis.gov.
A Summary of House Judiciary Committee hearing held Friday, Jan. 26, 2018 on HJM 10
by John L. House
The Fix It America Amendment hearing commenced with Vice Chair Javier Martinez, presiding, and Representatives, Eliseo Lee Alcon, Zachary J. Cook, Jim Dines, Daymon Ely, Georgene Louis, Mathew McQueen, Greg Nibert, and Bill Rehm in attendance. Chair Gail Chasey, Speaker Brian Egolf and Representative Cathrynn N. Brown joined later in the proceeding.
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The 28th Amendment Committee of New Mexicans for Money Out of Politics (NMMOP) is now engaged in a pledge drive, promoting the American Promise (AP) 28th Amendment Candidate and Elected Official Pledge.
The Pledge is a way for candidates and elected officials at all levels to support – and pledge to use their office to advance – a 28th Amendment to the US Constitution: limiting the undue influence of money in politics; protecting equal representation for all Americans; and preserving constitutional rights and liberties for people, not legal entities such as corporations and special interests.
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