Author Archives: NMHouse2015

05 Jan
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Representative Jim Dines Pre-Files Legislation to Keep DWI Felons Off the Road

The bill will qualify repeat drunk drivers under the Habitual Offenders statute. Santa Fe, NM – Today, Representative Jim Dines pre-filed legislation to allow judges to impose stricter penalties on DWI felons.  The bill, HB 82, targets a gap in ...

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28 Dec
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Representative Nate Gentry Pre-Files Legislation to Keep New Mexicans Safer from Violent Repeat Criminals

“Jaydon’s Law” will provide judges with a full picture of defendants’ criminal histories during bonding and sentencing.  Santa Fe, NM – Today, Representative Nate Gentry pre-filed “Jaydon’s Law,” legislation to ensure judges have access to the full criminal histories of violent ...

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28 Dec
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Representative Conrad James Pre-Files Legislation to Strengthen New Mexico’s Child Abuse Laws

Santa Fe, NM – Today, Representative Conrad James pre-filed two bills to strengthen protections for New Mexico’s children.  The measures will increase penalties for child abusers and expand the number of children covered under Baby Brianna’s Law. “There is no excuse ...

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28 Dec
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Representative Paul Pacheco Pre-Files Legislation to Protect New Mexico Families

The bill will require mandatory minimum sentences for certain violent crimes Santa Fe, NM – Today, Rep. Paul Pacheco pre-filed legislation to help keep violent criminals off New Mexico streets and reduce the number of violent crimes in the state. The bill ...

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24 Dec
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Representative Paul Pacheco Pre-Files Legislation to Reform NM’s “Three Strikes” Law

“Lilly’s Law” will expand the list of crimes qualifying violent career criminals for prosecution.  Santa Fe, NM – Today, Representative Paul Pacheco pre-filed “Lilly’s Law,” legislation to reform New Mexico’s existing “three strikes” law.  Recent tragedies show that the current ...

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24 Dec
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Representatives Nate Gentry and Antonio “Moe” Maestas Pre-file Bipartisan Legislation Authorizing County and Municipal Curfews

Bill will allow local governments to impose a curfew on minors less than 16 years of age Santa Fe, NM – Today, Representatives Nate Gentry and Antonio “Moe” Maestas pre-filed legislation authorizing local governments to impose curfews on minors under the ...

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24 Dec
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Representative Maestas Barnes Pre-Files Legislation to Extend New Mexico’s Solar Tax Credit

Bill will extend the credit from 2016 through 2024 SANTA FE, New Mexico – Today, Representative Sarah Maestas Barnes pre-filed legislation to extend the Solar Market Development Tax Credit through December 31st 2024.  The tax credit is available to residences, ...

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09 Sep
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HOUSE SPEAKER NAMES COMMITTEE TO INVESTIGATE CHARGES LEVELED AGAINST SECRETARY OF STATE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ryan Gleason 505-235-6643 September 9, 2015   HOUSE SPEAKER NAMES COMMITTEE TO INVESTIGATE CHARGES LEVELED AGAINST SECRETARY OF STATE Santa Fe, NM – House Speaker Don Tripp announced the members of the Special Committee which will investigate ...

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22 Jul
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Presidential Elections 2016

This year, in this election, we are called to reaffirm our values and our commitments, to hold them against a hard reality and see how we are measuring up...

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05 Apr
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Senate confirms judicial nominees

The Senate unanimously confirmed four of 38 pending judicial nominations Thursday evening, the first of President judicial nominees...

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