Author Archives: NMHouse2015

19 Jan
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Statement From Rep. Nate Gentry On Legislature’s Swift Action to Resolve Nursing Compact 

Governor Susana Martinez Signs Bill To Avert Nursing Crisis In NM    SANTA FE—Rep. Nate Gentry (R-Albuquerque) released the following statement after Governor Susana Martinez’s action to sign Senate Bill 1 into law:     “When there is a will, there’s a way,” said ...

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18 Jan
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House Republicans Introduce Bill To Increase Sentences For Crimes Committed While Awaiting Trial 

  SANTA FE—State Representatives Greg Nibert (R-Roswell), Bill Rehm (R-Albuquerque), and Rod Montoya (R-Farmington) have introduced legislation to enhance sentences for offenders who commit a crime while awaiting trial, serving parole or probation.    House Bill 91 would increase sentences up to an additional five years for defendants ...

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16 Jan
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Rep. Nate Gentry’s Statement Following Gov. Martinez’s State of the State Address

SANTA FE—Statement from Rep. Nate Gentry (R-Albuquerque), House Republican Leader, following Gov. Susana Martinez’s State of the State address: “New Mexicans are expecting results from their state leaders. With a projected additional $330 million in new revenue, we have a chance ...

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15 Jan
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House Republican Whip Rod Montoya’s Statement On LFC Review Of Bernalillo County’s Criminal Justice System 

SANTA FE—House Republican Whip Rod Montoya (R-Farmington) released the following statement in response to the Legislative Finance Committee’s (LFC) review of Bernalillo County’s criminal justice system:    “The LFC’s review just confirms what every New Mexican has known for years: there’s too much crime in ...

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11 Jan
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NM Representatives Break The Stalemate On Fisher House

  Agreement allows project to move forward    SANTA FE – Today, officials from the US Department of Veterans Affairs, the State Historic Preservation Office, the Fisher House Foundation, and other stakeholders agreed on final plans to build a Fisher House on the ...

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08 Jan
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Rep. Nate Gentry and Sen. Daniel Ivey-Soto Press Conference on Bipartisan Crime Reduction Legislation

ALBUQUERQUE, NM—Rep. Nate Gentry (R-Albuquerque) and Sen. Daniel Ivey-Soto (D-Albuquerque) will hold a press conference on Tuesday, January 9 at 9:30 A.M. to discuss a trio of bipartisan bills designed to reduce crime in New Mexico. The press conference will ...

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05 Jan
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Statement From NM House Republican Whip Rod Montoya On Proposed FY2019 Budget

  SANTA FE, NM—House Republican Whip Rod Montoya (R-Farmington) released the following statement on the proposed Fiscal Year 2019 state government budget:    “House Republicans remain firmly committed to fixing New Mexico’s outdated and unfair gross receipts tax system. Our members ...

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29 Dec
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Rio Rancho State Legislators Hosting Annual Listening Forum on January 11, 2018

  RIO RANCHO, NM—Rio Rancho-area Republican legislators will be holding their annual legislative listening forum on Thursday, January 11, 2018, to learn and discuss Rio Rancho residents’ priorities for the upcoming 30-day session. State Representatives Jason Harper (R-District 57), Tim Lewis (R-District 60), and Jane Powdrell-Culbert (R-District 44) are ...

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11 Dec
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Rep. Kelly Fajardo Requests Agency Directors’ Presentation At Legislative Council Meeting  

LOS LUNAS, NM—Today Rep. Kelly Fajardo (R-Los Lunas) asked New Mexico legislative leaders Brian Egolf and Mary Kay Papen to schedule a presentation from legislative agency directors on their experiences enforcing the Legislature’s current “No Harassment” policy at a meeting of the Legislative Council later this week. The Legislative ...

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04 Dec
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NM Legislators Push VA To Improve Advanced Medical Care Access For Veterans In  Lincoln and Otero Counties  

SANTA FE, NM—On Friday, December 1, 2017, twelve New Mexico legislators sent a letter to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin to voice their support for improving access to advanced medical treatment for veterans living in Lincoln and Otero Counties. ...

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