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Gender and Political Participation in Latin America (GEPPAL)

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Latin America (8 countries: Argentina, Mexico, Paraguay, Uruguay, Colombia, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile)

Data on participation in 94 political political parties by females, indigenous groups, and Afro-heritage communities (“afro-descendientes”), including candidacy for lower/only-house of national legislature and actual representation in both lower and upper houses. 16 more words

State Level

Legislative Update - Week 2

Legislation was introduced to provide additional local transportation funding options.  HB 1593 (McBride) gives cities the authority to establish transportation utilities, subject to voter approval.  A city transportation utility would be able to assess properties based on trip generation.   217 more words


Thank You to our Generous Reception SPONSORS!

Thank you to our Reception Sponsors:

Town of Silver City, First American Bank, 1st New Mexico Bank, Engineers Inc., Freeport McMoRan, PNM, Western New Mexico University, WNM Communications, 46 more words


Why more Americans should turn out to the House of Representatives and Senate elections

Sorry Federal Election Commission, and superpacs, but I have to do this. Let me cut to the chase: the people do not actually elect the president of the United States. 1,239 more words


Today's News

The week is almost over, just two more days. Here are some things to keep you occupied on your coffee break:


MSCF Legislative Update – January 20, 2015

From MSCF Legislative Chair Rick Nelson.

Greetings to MSCF members across the state. Welcome to the start of spring semester 2015! After two weeks of legislative activity we feel the legislative session is off to a good start for public higher education.

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Why these King-Like Giants?


( pictured L to R: Rev. Nicholas Hood, Rabbi Daniel Syme) 

The Biblical inference that “a prophet is without honor except in his own hometown” has long been used to measure the kind of reception that is given to our own giants of history. 1,575 more words

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