The Rural Caucus will have an information table at this event.
On Wed, April 20, 2022 the Veteran's Caucus and the Rural Caucus sponsored a Forum for the 2 primary candidates running to replace Yvette Herrell in Congressional District 2. Gabe Vasquez and Darshan Patel introduced themselves, discussed their platforms and took questions pertinent to the rural community and specifically the veteran's living in that community.
On Saturday, April 9, 2022, the Rural Caucus in coordination with several other organizations presented a very successful "in person" Meet and Greet in beautiful Galisteo. The audience numbered about 100 attendees. The candidates who will run in the June primary for the statewide positions of Treasurer, Attorney General and Auditor introduced themselves to the audience and took a series of questions from the audience.
On Thursday, Jan 6, 2022, the Rural Caucus held a "Rural Legislation Town Hall" to discuss rural bills to be introduced for consideration in the 30 Day Regular Session of the 2022 New Mexico Legislature. Our thanks go out to Senator Antoinette Sedillo-Lopez, Representatives Micaela Lara Cadena, Marian Matthews, & Matthew McQueen for their participation in this discussion of upcoming rural legislation.
The First Annual Rural Summit was held in Dec, 2021 (Click to view recordings). Attendees heard from 25 speakers, including elected officials, community advocates and industry workers who addressed a variety of topics affecting rural New Mexico. Thank you from, Kianna Holian DPNM Organizing Director, Mayor Peter Nieto, Former DPNM Rural Caucus Chair, And the Rural Summit Organizing Committee