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09 Mar
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House Approves “Right to Try” for Terminally Ill Patients

Santa Fe, NM – Today the House of Representatives unanimously approved House Bill 228, known as the “Right to Try” Act. The bill is sponsored by Reps. Rebecca Dow (R-Grant, Hidalgo and Sierra) and Kelly Fajardo (R-Valencia). It was previously ...

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09 Mar
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House of Representatives Honor NM Law Enforcement & First Responders

Santa Fe, NM – Today the House of Representatives honored New Mexico’s law enforcement officers and first responders. Reps. Yvette Herrell (R-Otero) and Patricio Ruiloba (D-Bernalillo) invited public safety personnel from across the state to join members on the House ...

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09 Mar
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Gov. Martinez Signs Bill to Create State Broadband Network

Santa Fe, NM — This afternoon, Gov. Susana Martinez signed House Bill 113 into law. House Bill 113, sponsored by Rep. Jim Smith (R-Bernalillo, Sandoval and Santa Fe) and Sen. Daniel Ivey-Soto (D-Bernalillo), authorizes the state to establish a statewide ...

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08 Mar
0

House Passes Two Bills to Combat DWI in NM 

Santa Fe, NM – Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed two bills sponsored by Rep. Sarah Maestas Barnes (R-Bernalillo) to help protect New Mexicans from people who are driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. House Bill 129, would allow ...

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08 Mar
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House Passes Bill to Advance Bioscience Research in NM

Santa Fe, NM – Tonight the House of Representatives passed House Bill 460, legislation to establish a Bioscience Authority in New Mexico. The bill sponsored, by Rep. Larry Larrañaga (R-Bernalillo), passed on a 64 to 2 vote. House Bill 460 ...

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08 Mar
0

House Passes Rep. Baldonado’s Bill to Allow Early High School Graduation

Santa Fe, NM – This evening, the House of Representatives passed legislation to allow New Mexico students the opportunity to graduate early from high school. House Bill 498 is sponsored by Rep. Alonzo Baldonado (R-Valencia), and it passed on a ...

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07 Mar
0

Bill to Expand Baby Brianna’s Law Passes House

Santa Fe, NM ­­– Last night, by a vote of 55 to 8, the House of Representatives approved House Bill 45, a bill sponsored by Rep. Sarah Maestas Barnes (R-Bernalillo) which would apply Baby Brianna’s Law to all individuals convicted of ...

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07 Mar
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House Passes Rep. Maestas Barnes’ Solar Tax Credit Bill

Santa Fe, NM – Last night, by a vote of 36 to 31, the House of Representatives passed House Bill 61, Rep. Sarah Maestas Barnes’ bipartisan proposal to renew New Mexico’s Solar Market Development Tax Credit for an additional eight ...

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07 Mar
0

House Approves Rep. Kelly Fajardo’s Bill to Protect Minors from Pornographic Images

Santa Fe, NM – Tonight, on a bipartisan 63 to 1 vote, the House of Representatives approved legislation sponsored by Rep. Kelly Fajardo (R-Valencia) to protect New Mexico’s children from receiving pornographic images from sexual predators. House Bill 71 would ...

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07 Mar
0

House Approves Bill to Protect Children from Sexual Predators

Santa Fe, NM – This evening, the House of Representatives unanimously passed House Bill 43. The bill, sponsored by Reps. Monica Youngblood (R-Bernalillo) and Sharon Clahchischilliage (R-San Juan), would clarify and strengthen New Mexico’s criminal sexual offense statutes to increase ...

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