Workers’ Comp Fix Heads to Gov. Martinez

  Santa Fe, NM – Last night, by a vote of 42 to 24, the House of Representatives approved the conference committee report for Senate Bill 155, legislation to clarify ambiguities in New Mexico’s workers’ compensation law. The bill now moves to Gov. Martinez for her signature. Senate Bill 155 would clarify a worker’s entitlement […]

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Ethics Commission Passes Legislature

Santa Fe, NM – This evening, both the House of Representatives and the Senate unanimously approved House Joint Resolution 8, a proposal to amend the state’s constitution to establish an independent ethics commission for New Mexico. Earlier in the day, representatives from both chambers met in a joint conference committee to resolve differences between the […]

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House Democrats Put Pork Ahead of NM Priorities

Santa Fe, NM – Tonight, the House Democrats voted to protect their pet pork projects ahead of New Mexico’s priorities when they approved Senate Bill 462, legislation to allocate state capital outlay funds. Senate Bill 462 authorizes $26 million for various Democrat-sponsored pork projects across the state. The money would fund projects like fish hatcheries […]

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Local Elections Act Goes to Gov. Martinez

Santa Fe, NM – Tonight the House of Representatives concurred with the Senate-authored changes to House Bill 174, a bill to consolidate all local elections to the same day. The bill is sponsored by Reps. Paul Bandy (R-San Juan) and Jim Smith (R-Bernalillo, Sandoval and Santa Fe) as well as Sen. Daniel Ivey-Soto (D-Bernalillo). House […]

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Data Breach Notification Act Heads to Governor’s Desk

Santa Fe, NM – Tonight, the Senate unanimously passed House Bill 15, a bill sponsored by Rep. Bill Rehm (R-Bernalillo) to protect the personal identification information of consumers. House Bill 15, known as the Data Breach Notification Act, would require organizations that collect the personal identification information of individuals to implement reasonable procedures to protect […]

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