Author Archives: NMHouse2015

03 Oct
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House Ways and Means Committee Approves Tax Package

Santa Fe, NM – The House Ways and Means Committee passed a tax package as part of an overall plan to resolve the state’s budget shortfall this afternoon. The package protects crucial job creation incentives and prevents tax increases on hard-working New Mexicans. ...

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03 Oct
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“Three Strikes” Reform Bill Passes House with Bipartisan Support

  Senate Democrats Continue to Deny New Mexicans the Vote They Deserve Santa Fe, NM — Legislation sponsored by Representatives Paul Pacheco and John Zimmerman to toughen New Mexico’s “Three Strikes Law” passed the House of Representatives today on a ...

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02 Oct
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Stephanie Garcia Richard Votes to Raid $25 Million From NM Schools

Los Alamos area schools would have lost over $ $1.72 million Santa Fe, NM – Stephanie Garcia Richard voted to raid $25 million from New Mexico school district savings accounts last night. The schools in her district would have lost ...

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02 Oct
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House Republicans Protect $25 Million for NM Schools From Senate Raid

Santa Fe, NM – Republicans on the House Education Committee blocked a Senate proposal to raid New Mexico school district savings accounts last night. The Committee was considering Senate Bill 10, a proposal by the Senate to sweep $25 million ...

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02 Oct
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House Judiciary Committee Approves Legislation to Reinstate Death Penalty

Santa Fe, NM — Tonight, the House Judiciary Committee approved legislation that would reinstate in the death penalty in New Mexico for those who murder law enforcement officers, corrections officers or children. The legislation, House Bill 7, is sponsored by ...

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02 Oct
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Legislation to Strengthen “Three Strikes Law” Passes House Judiciary

Santa Fe, NM — The House Judiciary Committee passed Rep. Paul Pacheco and Rep. John Zimmerman’s bill to reform New Mexico’s “Three Strikes Law”.  HB 5, also know as “Lilly’s Law”, was approved by a bipartisan vote of 8 to ...

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01 Oct
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House Judiciary Passes Legislation to Expand “Baby Brianna’s Law”

Santa Fe, NM — The House Judiciary Committee voted this afternoon to pass legislation sponsored by Rep. Conrad James and Rep. Sarah Maestas Barnes to broaden “Baby Brianna’s Law” and make all acts of intentional child abuse resulting in the ...

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01 Oct
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House Democrat Plan Balances Budget at the Expense of NM Children

Santa Fe, NM – Today, House Minority Leader Brian Egolf announced a House Democrat intention to cut programs that support early childhood learning, assist low-income students, fund truancy and dropout prevention programs, and hire social workers to connect kids to ...

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01 Oct
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House Republicans Keeping New Mexicans Safe

Santa Fe, NM – Today, members of the House Majority Caucus introduced legislation to protect the safety of New Mexicans by increasing penalties for extreme violent acts of crime. The three bills introduced by legislators were HB 7, which would reinstate ...

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01 Oct
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House Judiciary and House Safety and Civil Affairs Committees to Meet on Friday, Sept. 30

Santa Fe, NM – A joint meeting of the House Judiciary and the House Safety and Civil Affairs Committees will be held immediately following the floor session on Friday, September 30, 2016. The Committees will hear a bill to reinstate ...

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