Author Archives: NMHouse2015

05 Mar
0

House Approves Bill to Increase Dental Health Care Access in New Mexico

Santa Fe, NM – This evening, the House of Representatives passed a bill to increase access to dental care for New Mexicans. House Bill 264 is sponsored by Rep. Dennis Roch (R-Quay) and Sen. Daniel Ivey-Soto (D-Bernalillo), and it passed ...

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05 Mar
0

House Passes “Amendments in Context” Rule

Rule would make proposed amendments easily accessible and understandable. Santa Fe, NM – This afternoon the House of Representatives unanimously voted to adopt a rule to make the posting of bills with the proposed amendment incorporated, a practice known as ...

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04 Mar
0

CYFD Worker Protection Bill Passes House

Santa Fe, NM – Tonight the House of Representatives unanimously approved a bill to make it a crime to commit assault or battery on an employee of the Children, Youth and Families Division (CYFD) while they are performing their duties ...

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04 Mar
0

House Approves Bill to Strengthen NM Lottery Scholarship

Santa Fe, NM – Tonight, on a vote of 63 to 1, the House of Representatives approved House Bill 250, legislation to strengthen New Mexico’s lottery scholarship program. The bipartisan measure is sponsored by Reps. Jason Harper (R-Sandoval) and Javier ...

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04 Mar
0

House Concurs with Senate-Amended Broadband Bill

House Bill 113 goes to Gov. Martinez for signature Santa Fe, NM – This evening, the House of Representatives unanimously concurred with the Senate-amended version of House Bill 113, legislation to establish a statewide broadband network in New Mexico. The ...

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03 Mar
0

Baby Brianna’s Law Expansion Back on Track

Santa Fe, NM – Yesterday afternoon, the House Appropriations and Finance Committee reconsidered its earlier decision to table House Bill 45, a bill to expand Baby Brianna’s Law. The committee held a second vote on the bill and passed it, sending ...

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03 Mar
0

House Republicans Defeat a Proposal to Limit School Choice for NM Students

Santa Fe, NM – Tonight, following a lengthy debate, the House of Representatives defeated a proposed two-year moratorium on the creation of new charter schools in New Mexico when House Bill 46 sponsored by Rep. Christine Trujillo (D-Bernalillo) failed to ...

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02 Mar
0

House Democrats Kill Another Crime Bill in Appropriations Committee

Republicans walk out of meeting to protest inappropriate treatment of their colleague Santa Fe, NM – The Republican members of the House Appropriations and Finance Committee walked out of this afternoon’s committee meeting to protest a breakdown of decorum following ...

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01 Mar
0

Early High School Graduation Bill Passes House Education Committee

Santa Fe, NM – This morning the House Education Committee passed a bill sponsored by Rep. Alonzo Baldonado (R-Valencia) to give certain New Mexico students the opportunity to graduate early from high school. House Bill 498 would permit high school ...

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01 Mar
0

House Passes Rep. Gentry’s Felon in Possession Bill

Santa Fe, NM – This evening the House of Representatives unanimously passed legislation to strengthen consequences for felons in possession of a firearm or other destructive device. The bill is sponsored by Rep. Nate Gentry (R-Bernalillo). House Bill 52 would ...

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