Category Archives: Press Release

09 May
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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 ...

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19 Mar
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House Sends Electronic Communication Privacy Act to Governor

Santa Fe, NM – This week, the House of Representatives unanimously approved Senate Bill 61, a bill to enhance privacy protections for the personal electronic information of New Mexicans. The bill is sponsored by Rep. Jim Dines (R-Bernalillo) and Sen. Peter ...

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18 Mar
0

Workers’ Comp Fix Heads to Gov. Martinez

  Santa Fe, NM – Last night, by a vote of 42 to 24, the House of Representatives approved the conference committee report for Senate Bill 155, legislation to clarify ambiguities in New Mexico’s workers’ compensation law. The bill now ...

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18 Mar
0

Ethics Commission Passes Legislature

Santa Fe, NM – This evening, both the House of Representatives and the Senate unanimously approved House Joint Resolution 8, a proposal to amend the state’s constitution to establish an independent ethics commission for New Mexico. Earlier in the day, ...

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18 Mar
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House Democrats Put Pork Ahead of NM Priorities

Santa Fe, NM – Tonight, the House Democrats voted to protect their pet pork projects ahead of New Mexico’s priorities when they approved Senate Bill 462, legislation to allocate state capital outlay funds. Senate Bill 462 authorizes $26 million for ...

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18 Mar
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Local Elections Act Goes to Gov. Martinez

Santa Fe, NM – Tonight the House of Representatives concurred with the Senate-authored changes to House Bill 174, a bill to consolidate all local elections to the same day. The bill is sponsored by Reps. Paul Bandy (R-San Juan) and ...

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17 Mar
0

Statement on Attempted Veto Override of Gov. Martinez’s Veto of HB 241

Santa Fe, NM – Rep. Jim Smith (R-Bernalillo, Sandoval and Santa Fe) released the following statement today after the House of Representatives failed to override Gov. Susana Martinez’s veto of House Bill 241: “In her veto message, Gov. Martinez stated ...

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17 Mar
0

House Republicans Denounce Bill to Raise Taxes on New Mexicans

Santa Fe, NM – Today, the House Republicans voted against House Bill 202, denouncing a Democrat plan to impose $314 million in new taxes on New Mexicans. In order to pay for an irresponsible state budget crafted by House and ...

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17 Mar
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Governor Signs Bill to Create Carlsbad Brine Well Authority

Santa Fe, NM – Today Gov. Susana Martinez signed House Bill 29, a bill sponsored by Rep. Cathrynn Brown (R-Eddy) to begin the process of remediating an abandoned brine well in Carlsbad. The new law authorizes the creation of an ...

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16 Mar
0

Data Breach Notification Act Heads to Governor’s Desk

Santa Fe, NM – Tonight, the Senate unanimously passed House Bill 15, a bill sponsored by Rep. Bill Rehm (R-Bernalillo) to protect the personal identification information of consumers. House Bill 15, known as the Data Breach Notification Act, would require ...

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