March 9, 2015

U.S. Senator Heinrich: ‘Too many New Mexico families can’t escape poverty.’

U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich delivers a keynote address at the International Symposium for Personal and Commercial Spaceflight (ISPCS) in Las Cruces. Image courtesy of Sen. Martin Heinrich's office.

In a speech centered on New Mexico’s economy and the importance of reducing poverty, Senator Martin Heinrich today emphasized Democratic Party priorities such as increased investment in early childhood programs and sustainable energy technology.


  • Margaret Wright

    Margaret Wright is a freelance writer and editor born and raised in Albuquerque, NM. She has also worked as a teacher, social worker and waitress. She was promoted from contributor to managing editor of Albuquerque’s alt.weekly Alibi before going on to co-found the New Mexico Compass (R.I.P.), a digital news and culture outlet with an emphasis on mentoring fledgling journalists.