OUR MISSION

Advocate
Educate
Support
Outreach
Represent

The Veterans and Military Families Caucus champions the interests of our veterans and their families and advocates to ensure the benefits they have earned in service to our nation are protected. Our country has a sacred, moral responsibility to honor all of our veterans and wounded warriors. The Caucus works to bring more veterans with aligned values into the DPNM and to ensure the DPNM carries out its responsibility to support issues specific to veterans and their families.

ADVOCACY

Legislative
Priorities

  • Veteran Property Tax Relief
  • Veteran Income Tax Relief
  • Expansion of NM Dept of Veterans Services Case Workers
  • Eliminating Veteran Homelessness and Hopelessness
  • Welcoming Military Families
  • Military Family Childcare Providers
  • Concurrent Jurisdiction for Juvenile Offenses on Military Installations
  • America Serves in NM
  • Military to Civilian Crosswalk of Health Professionals
  • Paid Legislature

Citizen
Advocacy

We encourage Veterans and Military Families in NM to:

  • Register to vote as Democrats
  • Join forces with us to learn about and track priority bills, attend committee meetings, and offer public comment or testimony
  • Contact their legislators
  • Amplify their voices and opinions
  • Run for office — municipal district, statewide, or national office
  • Represent fellow veterans and our families
  • VOTE!

OUR VETERANS FOUGHT FOR US, NOW WE ARE FIGHTING FOR THEM