Author Archives: NMHouse2015

11 Jan
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NM Representatives Break The Stalemate On Fisher House

  Agreement allows project to move forward    SANTA FE – Today, officials from the US Department of Veterans Affairs, the State Historic Preservation Office, the Fisher House Foundation, and other stakeholders agreed on final plans to build a Fisher House on the ...

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08 Jan
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Rep. Nate Gentry and Sen. Daniel Ivey-Soto Press Conference on Bipartisan Crime Reduction Legislation

ALBUQUERQUE, NM—Rep. Nate Gentry (R-Albuquerque) and Sen. Daniel Ivey-Soto (D-Albuquerque) will hold a press conference on Tuesday, January 9 at 9:30 A.M. to discuss a trio of bipartisan bills designed to reduce crime in New Mexico. The press conference will ...

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05 Jan
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Statement From NM House Republican Whip Rod Montoya On Proposed FY2019 Budget

  SANTA FE, NM—House Republican Whip Rod Montoya (R-Farmington) released the following statement on the proposed Fiscal Year 2019 state government budget:    “House Republicans remain firmly committed to fixing New Mexico’s outdated and unfair gross receipts tax system. Our members ...

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29 Dec
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Rio Rancho State Legislators Hosting Annual Listening Forum on January 11, 2018

  RIO RANCHO, NM—Rio Rancho-area Republican legislators will be holding their annual legislative listening forum on Thursday, January 11, 2018, to learn and discuss Rio Rancho residents’ priorities for the upcoming 30-day session. State Representatives Jason Harper (R-District 57), Tim Lewis (R-District 60), and Jane Powdrell-Culbert (R-District 44) are ...

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11 Dec
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Rep. Kelly Fajardo Requests Agency Directors’ Presentation At Legislative Council Meeting  

LOS LUNAS, NM—Today Rep. Kelly Fajardo (R-Los Lunas) asked New Mexico legislative leaders Brian Egolf and Mary Kay Papen to schedule a presentation from legislative agency directors on their experiences enforcing the Legislature’s current “No Harassment” policy at a meeting of the Legislative Council later this week. The Legislative ...

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04 Dec
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NM Legislators Push VA To Improve Advanced Medical Care Access For Veterans In  Lincoln and Otero Counties  

SANTA FE, NM—On Friday, December 1, 2017, twelve New Mexico legislators sent a letter to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin to voice their support for improving access to advanced medical treatment for veterans living in Lincoln and Otero Counties. ...

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04 Dec
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Rep. Kelly Fajardo Demands Report On Legislative Agency Directors’ Response to Complaints 

  LOS LUNAS, NM—Today Rep. Kelly Fajardo (R-Los Lunas) sent a letter to the directors of the Legislative Counsel Service (LCS) and Legislative Education Study Committee (LESC) calling on them to disclose how their agencies handled three sexual harassment complaints brought to their attention since 2013, ...

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01 Dec
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Rep. Jim Townsend Appointed To Lead House Republican Policy Development Working Group 

   SANTA FE, NM—Today House Republican leadership tapped Rep. Jim Townsend (R-Artesia) as chair of the newly-formed Policy Development Working Group for the House Republican Caucus. The group will provide a forum to develop legislative proposals, offer policy recommendations, and ...

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29 Nov
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Rep. Sarah Maestas Barnes Urges Legislature To Address Physical and Verbal Harassment As Well As Sexual Harassment 

  SANTA FE, NM—Today Rep. Sarah Maestas Barnes (R-Albuquerque) sent a letter to New Mexico House and Senate Leaders urging them to include the topics of physical and verbal harassment in their announced mandatory training and “No Harassment” policy revisions. Maestas ...

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24 Nov
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Rep. Kelly Fajardo to NM Legislative Leaders: Training Is Not Enough 

State representative pushes Leadership to take swift action on fixing policy weaknesses    LOS LUNAS, NM—Today Rep. Kelly Fajardo sent a letter to New Mexico House and Senate Leadership urging them to take stronger steps in addressing sexual harassment issues at the ...

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