Author Archives: NMHouse2015

12 Jul
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Rep. Nate Gentry Announces Backpack Drive for House District 30 

ALBUQUERQUE, NM—Today Rep. Nate Gentry (R-Albuquerque) announced the launch of a backpack drive for New Mexico’s kids. Gentry is partnering with Molina Healthcare on this effort to provide new backpacks to deserving students in House District 30. “During these tough economic times, getting a brand-new backpack for ...

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07 Jun
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Reps. Jim Smith and Jim Dines to Receive NM First “Spirit of Bipartisanship” Awards

Albuquerque, NM – State representatives Jim Smith (R-Bernalillo, Sandoval and Santa Fe) and Jim Dines (R-Bernalillo) will be recognized with “Spirit of Bipartisanship” awards by New Mexico First, a statewide public policy organization, at their 2017 First Forum entitled Crisis ...

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02 Jun
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Political Courage Needed in Santa Fe

By Reps. Candy Spence Ezzell (R-District 58), Greg Nibert (R-District 59), Jim Townsend (R-District 54) and Bob Wooley (R-District 66) With the recently concluded special session, state policymakers have finally closed the book on this year’s budget. While we wish ...

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01 Jun
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Rep. Dow Announces WNMU to Reinstate Classes in T or C

Rep. Rebecca Dow helps negotiate new agreement between the university and the city to keep WNMU at the Gardner Learning Center. Truth or Consequences, NM – Thanks to quick action by Rep. Rebecca Dow (R-Grant, Hidalgo and Sierra) in convening ...

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25 May
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House Democrats Kill Tax Reform for New Mexico

Santa Fe, NM – Today House Democrats on the Labor and Economic Development Committee voted to kill House Bill 8, a bill introduced by Rep. Jason Harper (R-Sandoval) to reform New Mexico’s tax code. Harper’s bill would have overhauled the ...

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24 May
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Rep. Harper’s Tax Reform Bill

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20 May
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Capital outlay hiatus needed to help New Mexico

By Rep. Kelly Fajardo (R-Valencia) Next week, legislators will convene in Santa Fe to negotiate a budget for state government operations. Policymakers will need to make tough choices to make sure the state is able to provide essential services while ...

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19 May
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Time for legislators to put skin in the state’s budget game

By Rep. Jim Dines (R-Bernalillo) and Rep. Paul Bandy (R-San Juan) Being a New Mexico Legislator is a demanding job, but it’s not without its benefits. Probably the most valuable perk we are offered as elected representatives is the Legislative ...

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16 May
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House Republicans Release Budget Plan for NM

Santa Fe, NM – Today, the House Republican Caucus announced their budget plan for fiscal year 2018 in advance of next week’s special legislative session in Santa Fe. The Republican plan would meet the funding needs of state government operations ...

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09 May
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New Mexico House and Senate Republicans File a Motion and Amicus Brief with Supreme Court

Republicans argue the Supreme Court could void constitutional protections for the Minority Party Santa Fe- Today, House and Senate Republicans filed a motion and amicus brief with the New Mexico Supreme Court in response to the Legislative Council Service’s lawsuit ...

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