Rep. Kelly Fajardo’s Child Protection Bill Passes First Test

Santa Fe, NM – Legislation offered by Rep Kelly Fajardo (R-Valencia) to protect New Mexico’s children from receiving pornographic images from sexual predators unanimously passed its first committee this afternoon. Fajardo’s bill, House Bill 71, would clarify language in the current statute relating to criminal sexual communication with a child to include all pornographic images. […]

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Rep. Bill Rehm Introduces Bill to Increase Penalties for Recklessly Driving a Stolen Vehicle

  Santa Fe, NM – Rep. William “Bill” Rehm (R-Bernalillo) has introduced legislation to increase penalties for drivers who recklessly drive stolen vehicles and injure or kill innocent New Mexicans. House Bill 328 would establish new sentencing standards for individuals convicted of committing homicide or great bodily harm by vehicle while driving a stolen car. […]

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Reps. Jason Harper and Dennis Roch Present Bill to Ease Teacher Leave Penalty

Santa Fe, NM – This afternoon, Reps. Jason Harper (R-Sandoval) and Dennis Roch (R-Quay) presented House Bill 241 to the House Labor and Economic Development Committee. The bipartisan bill is cosponsored by Reps. Stephanie Garcia Richard (D-Los Alamos) and Christine Trujillo (D-Bernalillo) as well as Sen. Craig Brandt (R-Sandoval). Their bill, also called the “Teachers […]

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