“WE CHOOSE TO GO TO THE MOON”

President Kennedy made that statement, essentially a challenge, on September 12, 1962, nearly sixty years ago. Less than seven years...

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Leadership - Being Present One of the compliments I hear regularly from people is that they see me "everywhere." Of course, I am very...

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In November of this year, the voters will decide who will be the Mayor of Las Cruces starting in January of 2020. In addition to my...

It's a Different "Game" this Time

We often refer to politics as a "game," and many aspects of politics are like games. There are rules. There are competitors. There are...

Campaign Information

As more people come to this website, there will be a greater need to be sure certain information is available. So, here's a list of...

Ranked Choice Voting

Election day for our municipal election is going to be November 5. Under new state law, the election will be run by our County Clerk's...

Campaign Platform

Several people have asked me what the platform is for this campaign for mayor. First and most importantly, it is about Las Cruces, who...

What's Next

CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS First and foremost, the best contribution we can each can make to this campaign is word of mouth. What we share...

We Are Doing This

We didn't ask for the situation. We aren't getting any federal funds to help with it. We are, however, stepping up. We can do this. We...

4 Months

The election is November 5 (and according to new state law, those of us winning our elections will be sworn in on January 1). I'm a...

LIVE Las Cruces!

¡Viva Las Cruces! translates to Live Las Cruces! It is an essential expression of seeking our success and being a place that is alive...

Leadership

When I was teaching and more recently being on the city council, I have seen an important part of my role being in the example I have...

Making Votes Count

I sent a 199 word letter to the editor of the Bulletin last year before the election. I may have missed if and when it was shared in...

LIVE Las Cruces... How

People keep asking how they can help get me elected. I recently commented here on why I am running for mayor and mentioned that there is...

Term Limits

Earlier this year, I introduced two ideas to the council and got little to no support for either of them. That can happen in democratic...

Running for Mayor

Sleep eluded me some nights ago; so, as Allison slept calmly beside me, I lay there wide awake trying to figure out what would get me to...

Social Media Woes

I am taking a weeklong break from Facebook. I'd love to say the idea was my own, but it comes from the NAACP, and I agree with doing it...

Elected Office and Politics

Campaigning is some distance from the top of my list of favorite things to do. Nonetheless, talking with people is something I enjoy,...

The Problem with Being Independent

The beauty with being independent of the two major political parties (and this is probably true enough of being independent of the "third...

Diversity on the Las Cruces City Council

We on the Council bring a range of life and educational experiences to our work. So, we each add to the mix that helps us see the issues...