Democrat Do Nothing Session on Its 38th Day

Lacking solutions to New Mexico’s challenges, Democrats spend the night choosing a state hamburger Santa Fe, NM – The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives, lacking serious solutions to New Mexico’s challenges, continue to waste valuable legislative time. The legislative session is on its 38th day and instead of working on bills to kick-start the economy or […]

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Statement from Reps. Jason Harper and Dennis Roch on Senate Education Committee Approval of Teacher Leave Bill

Santa Fe, NM – Today the Senate Education Committee unanimously approved House Bill 241, a bill to allow teachers to use their contractually-allotted leave without it negatively affecting their annual performance evaluations. Reps. Jason Harper (R-Sandoval) and Dennis Roch (R-Quay) presented the bill with Senate co-sponsor Sen. Craig Brandt (R-Sandoval). After the committee meeting, Harper […]

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Rep. Kelly Fajardo’s Bill to Protect Children from Receiving Inappropriate Images Advances

Santa Fe, NM – This afternoon the House Judiciary Committee approved House Bill 71, a bill to prohibit the communication of certain inappropriate images to children. The bill is sponsored by Rep. Kelly Fajardo (R-Valencia). Fajardo’s bill will close a loophole in the current law relating to criminal sexual communication with a child. Under existing […]

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House Republicans: NM’s Working Families Shouldn’t Pay the Price for Santa Fe’s Irresponsible Spending

Santa Fe, NM – Today, members of the House Republican Caucus rebuked Democrat efforts to raise taxes on New Mexico’s working families as they presented their plan to balance the state’s budget without harming essential services like K-12 education or raising taxes. Tonight, the House of Representatives is scheduled to debate House Bill 2, the […]

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