Rep. Nate Gentry Announces Backpack Drive for House District 30 

ALBUQUERQUE, NM—Today Rep. Nate Gentry (R-Albuquerque) announced the launch of a backpack drive for New Mexico’s kids. Gentry is partnering with Molina Healthcare on this effort to provide new backpacks to deserving students in House District 30. “During these tough economic times, getting a brand-new backpack for the school year is an unimaginable luxury for many kids in our state,” said Gentry. “I encourage […]

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Reps. Jim Smith and Jim Dines to Receive NM First “Spirit of Bipartisanship” Awards

Albuquerque, NM – State representatives Jim Smith (R-Bernalillo, Sandoval and Santa Fe) and Jim Dines (R-Bernalillo) will be recognized with “Spirit of Bipartisanship” awards by New Mexico First, a statewide public policy organization, at their 2017 First Forum entitled Crisis Point: Advancing Healthy Politics in New Mexico being held tonight, June 7, 2017, at the […]

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Time for legislators to put skin in the state’s budget game

By Rep. Jim Dines (R-Bernalillo) and Rep. Paul Bandy (R-San Juan) Being a New Mexico Legislator is a demanding job, but it’s not without its benefits. Probably the most valuable perk we are offered as elected representatives is the Legislative Retirement Plan. The Legislative Retirement Plan provides retirement benefits for state legislators and lieutenant governors. […]

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New Mexico House and Senate Republicans File a Motion and Amicus Brief with Supreme Court

Republicans argue the Supreme Court could void constitutional protections for the Minority Party Santa Fe- Today, House and Senate Republicans filed a motion and amicus brief with the New Mexico Supreme Court in response to the Legislative Council Service’s lawsuit challenging the Governor’s vetoes of certain agency funding.The brief highlights the interests of certain members […]

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