Author Archives: NMHouse2015

03 Feb
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Bill to Protect Children From Sexual Predators Passes House Committee

Santa Fe, NM – Legislation to close a loophole that allows child predators to send indecent images to children passed the House Safety and Civil Affairs Committee unanimously.  The bill, HB 30, is sponsored by Rep. Kelly Fajardo. Currently, it ...

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03 Feb
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ICYMI: New Mexico Democrats are facing pressure to pass a REAL ID fix that House Republicans and Gov. Susana Martinez could support

In Case You Missed It New Mexico Democrats are facing pressure to pass a REAL ID fix that House Republicans and Gov. Susana Martinez could support Associated Press Russell Contreras February 2, 2016 http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/6600ed24e50a48e69831ed090a265c44/NM–Immigrant-Drivers-Licenses ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico — The fate ...

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02 Feb
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Update from House Republicans: February 2, 2016

Santa Fe, NM – Today, House Republicans will continue the fight to make New Mexico a safer place to live and raise a family. Last night, the House Republicans passed four bills from the Floor. One bill, sponsored by Rep. ...

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02 Feb
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House Democrat In Denial of NM Crime Rate

Santa Fe, NM – Last night during debate on a bipartisan bill that would allow local governments to establish curfews in order to better protect New Mexico’s children, House Democrat Patricia Roybal Caballero belittled and blatantly over-looked New Mexico’s crime problem ...

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02 Feb
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ICYMI: Majority Leader Gentry makes good on promise to protect New Mexico’s families

 In Case You Missed It Majority Leader Gentry makes good on promise to protect New Mexico’s families Santa Fe, NM – House Majority Leader Nate Gentry kept a promise he made to New Mexicans in November that the House would pass ...

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02 Feb
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Legislation to Give Judges Full Criminal Histories of Violent Offenders Passes House Floor

Santa Fe, NM – Today, legislation that would give judges access to the full criminal histories of violent repeat offenders passed the House of Representatives. The bill, HB 72, is sponsored by Rep. Nate Gentry and passed on a unanimous vote ...

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02 Feb
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House Passes Bipartisan Legislation to Allow Local Governments to Implement Curfews

Santa Fe, NM – Today, a bipartisan bill sponsored by Rep. Nate Gentry and Democrat Rep. Carl Trujillo that would allow local governments to impose curfews on minors under the age of 16 from midnight to 5 a.m. passed the House Floor by ...

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02 Feb
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House Committee Approves Stricter Penalties for DWI Offenders Caught Driving With a Suspended License

Santa Fe, NM – Today, legislation to help address New Mexico’s DWI problem passed the House Judiciary Committee by a unanimous, 9-0 vote. House Bill 81, sponsored by Rep. Paul Pacheco, will toughen the punishment for DWI offenders who continue to ...

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02 Feb
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Legislation to Include DWI Felonies in NM Habitual Offender Law Passes Judiciary Committee

Santa Fe, NM – Today, bipartisan legislation sponsored by Rep. Jim Dines that would allow judges to impose stricter penalties on DWI felons passed the House Judiciary Committee today by a vote of 9-1. The bill, HB 82, would expand ...

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01 Feb
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Bill to Increase Penalties for Repeat DWI Offenders Passes House Judiciary

Santa Fe, NM – Today, legislation to crack down on repeat DWI offenders by increasing penalties for fourth and subsequent DWI offenses passed the House Judiciary Committee by a 7-4 vote. House Bill 83 is sponsored by Representatives Sarah Maestas Barnes ...

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