New links from Brian Colón on NM Politics in the Age of Citizens’ United

For more about this topic, see the new links, below.

Dec. 15th,

How has Citizen’s United affected NM Politics?

Attorney and long time NM political insider Brian Colón discusses the ramifications of unprecedented funding sources on politics in New Mexico.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn from an experienced politico how the Supreme Court’s “free speech” decision is influencing NM politics, how it affects you, and possible strategies for dealing with this new political age.


Active in NM Democratic politics since 1980, Mr. Colón has served the Democratic Party of NM as State Chair and 2008 DNC New Mexico Delegation Chair along the way being named one of New Mexico Business Weekly’s Top 40 Under Forty Power Brokers.  He served as Finance Director to Hector Balderas’ recent US Senate bid, and was 2010 Lt. Governor nominee.

If you missed this discussion, or would like to learn more, follow these links from Mr. Colón:

YouTube Video:


A comprehensive and popular Supreme Court blog:


Interesting Esquire articles on point:


Times article:




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Why Immigration Matters to You Tu May 29, 2012, 7-9pm

The Social Justice Team of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Santa Fe is sponsoring a panel discussion presenting various perspectives on the impact and complex challenges of current immigration policies on Santa Fe and New Mexico. The purpose of the program is to inform, clarify and possibly inspire the audience to take thoughtful action.


Panelists include:

  •  Marcela Díaz, Executive Director of Somos Un Pueblo Unido
  •  Juan Lopez, Representative from the United Workers’ Center
  •  Rebecca Kitson, Immigration attorney
  •  Miguel Angel Acosta, Organizer and educator


This program will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation’s Fogelson Hall (107 W. Barcelona Road in Santa Fe) from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, May 29, 2012. The program is open to the public.  Admission is free; donations will be gratefully accepted. For more information, contact Trish Steindler at