FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 31, 2020

Contact: Matt Garcia-Sierra, m.garciasierra@nmlegis.gov

Rep. Tim Lewis seeks funds to support Fine Art education programs

Santa Fe, NM- Rep. Tim Lewis (R-Rio Rancho) will present HB 239 a bill that seeks to deliver increased funding to New Mexico Fine Arts education programs. As the legislature continues to build its budget during the 2020 session HB 239 aims to restore funds and increase much needed programs related to fine arts in school districts across the state.

“Fine arts education is critical to the development of New Mexico children and our legislative body has a unique opportunity to make an impact in our schools by enhancing these programs,” said Rep. Tim Lewis, “Being a parent and educator I look forward to discussing this bill with my colleagues.”

HB 239 is scheduled to be heard in the House Education committee on January 31, 2020.

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