2018 Legislative Priorities

Main issues

Criminal Justice and Public Safety

Retention of Law Enforcement

Matching Funds for Retention from Law Enforcement Protection Fund New Mexico has the worst property crime rate ...

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Judicial Evaluation of Judges

Judicial Evaluation of Criminal Judges The public deserves to be informed about the effectiveness of criminal judges ...

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Pre-Trial Detention Presumptions

Pre-Trial Detention Presumptions New Mexicans want an end to the criminal justice system “revolving door.” One step ...

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Enroll Inmates in Medicaid

Enroll Inmates in Medicaid A large percentage of inmates in jails and prisons are struggling with mental ...

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Felon-in-Possession

Felon-in-Possession Convicted felons who possess firearms and have a history of violent crime are more likely to ...

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Main issues

EDUCATION

Third Grade Reading

Third Grade Reading Numerous studies have shown that children learn to read until the third grade and ...

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Graduation Plan

Graduation Plan In San Marcos, Texas, the school superintendent added a requirement that students complete an application ...

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Text Alerts to Parents

Text Alerts to Parents Parents who are made aware of their children’s school attendance and about upcoming ...

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Early Childhood

Early Childhood Providing increased access to early childhood education has proven benefits.  Raiding the permanent fund to ...

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Reduce Administrative Costs

Reduce Administrative Costs House Republicans have long argued that too much of the money that goes to ...

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Main issues

THE ECONOMY

Tax Reform

Tax Reform New Mexico is one of only two states that uses a gross receipts tax (GRT), ...

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