Author Archives: NMHouse2015

04 Feb
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Bill to Combat Truancy Passes House Education Committee

Santa Fe, NM – Legislation to ensure all New Mexico students make it to class passed the House Education Committee by a vote of 7-5. The bill, HB 240, is sponsored by Rep. Jimmie Hall It would establish programs to ...

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03 Feb
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House Approves Bipartisan Bill to Reduce Workers’ Compensation When Employee Is Drunk or High On the Job

Santa Fe, NM – Bipartisan legislation to significantly reduce an employee’s workers’ compensation benefit when the employee’s death or injury resulted from being drunk or high on the job passed the House by a 55-6 vote. The proposal is sponsored ...

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03 Feb
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House Passes Bipartisan Bill to Protect Victims of Sexual Abuse

“Rachael’s Law” passes unanimously  Santa Fe – The House of Representatives passed Bipartisan legislation today to protect victims of sexual abuse and assault from their abusers.  House Bill 27, also known as “Rachael’s Law,” is sponsored by Rep. David Gallegos.  ...

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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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