Author Archives: NMHouse2015

16 Feb
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Legislation That Will Streamline Teacher Administrator Licensing Passes House Floor In A Bipartisan Vote

Santa Fe, NM – Today, the House passed a bill that will streamline the New Mexico teacher licensing process, making it easier for quality teachers to become school administrators much faster. The bill, which passed by a bipartisan vote of ...

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16 Feb
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Legislation Allowing Anesthesiology Assistants to Practice At All Hospitals Passes House

Santa Fe, NM – Legislation that will allow anesthesiology assistants to practice at any hospital in New Mexico passed the House of Representatives on Monday. Rep. Nora Espinoza sponsored the bill, which passed by a 38-28 vote. “Anesthesiology assistants should ...

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16 Feb
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Legislation To Limit Lobbying By Government Officials Unanimously Clears House Committee

Santa Fe, NM – Legislation that would bar public officials from becoming lobbyists immediately after leaving their post cleared its first committee today by a unanimous 9-0 vote. The bill would require elected officials and some government workers to wait ...

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13 Feb
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Right-To-Work Compromise Legislation Passes Judiciary Committee, Heads To House Floor

Santa Fe, NM — In order to come up with a fair compromise to promote commonsense, job-creating legislation, the right-to-work bill was amended on Friday to increase the minimum wage to $8 per hour. The compromise legislation cleared the House Judiciary Committee ...

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12 Feb
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House Passes Legislation To Repeal Dangerous Law Allowing Illegal Immigrants To Obtain Driver’s Licenses With A Bi-Partisan Vote

Santa Fe, NM — Today, the House voted to repeal a dangerous law that allows illegal immigrants to receive a New Mexico driver’s license. The vote was a bi-partisan 39-29. The bill, sponsored by Reps. Paul Pacheco and Andy Nunez, has ...

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11 Feb
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Veterans’ advocates hit the Hill

A group advocating the rights of veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan are on the Hill this week to press lawmakers on issues ranging from...

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11 Feb
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Governor Susana Martinez and Representative Kelly Fajardo Propose Legislation to Protect Victims of Domestic Violence

Proposed Legislation, Along with Highlighting Start by Believing Campaign, Designed to Further Protect and Support Victims of Violence and Abuse   Albuquerque — Today Governor Susana Martinez, Representative Kelly Fajardo (R-Belen), and victims’ advocates joined together to highlight the Start ...

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11 Feb
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NM House Passes Bill To End Failed Policy Of Social Promotion In Bipartisan Vote

Republicans Highlight President Bill Clinton’s Call To End Social Promotion Santa Fe, NM — Legislation that would end the failed policy of social promotion cleared the House floor today by a bipartisan vote of 38-30. Social promotion passes kids onto the next grade ...

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10 Feb
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Legislation To Allow Adjunct Teachers To Teach In New Mexico Clears Committee

Santa Fe, NM –Legislation that will allow industry professionals to teach part time in the classroom without having to go back to college to receive their teaching degree has cleared the House Education Committee by a 6-5 vote. The bill ...

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10 Feb
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Legislation to Expand State’s Voyeurism Law Clears Safety And Civil Affairs Committee Vote

Vote was bi-partisan and now the bill will go to the House floor Santa Fe, NM –Legislation that would crack down on sexual predators attempting to secretly view or record a person’s intimate areas has passed the House Safety And Civil ...

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