Category Archives: Press Release

25 Feb
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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 ...

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25 Feb
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Bipartisan Capital Outlay Reform Passes First Committee

Santa Fe, NM – This morning, the Senate Rules Committee voted to advance Senate Bill 262 sponsored by Sen. Joseph Cervantes (D-Doña Ana) and Rep. Kelly Fajardo (R-Valencia). The bill would reform New Mexico’s outdated capital outlay system. Specifically, Senate ...

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24 Feb
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House Rules Committee Blocks Public Access to Amendments in Context

Vote kills a previous practice which made amendments easily accessible to the public Santa Fe, NM – Yesterday, eight Democrat members of the House Rules Committee voted to eliminate the posting of bills with the proposed amendment incorporated, a practice ...

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24 Feb
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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) ...

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24 Feb
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Roswell Representatives Host Veterans Group at the NM Capitol

Santa Fe, NM – Yesterday, Reps. Bob Wooley (R-Chaves, Lea & Roosevelt), Candy Spence Ezzell (R-Chaves) and Greg Nibert (R-Chaves and Lincoln) hosted a group of Roswell area veterans for Military and Veterans Day at the New Mexico State Capitol. ...

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24 Feb
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Lt. Governor Signs Emergency Funding Measure for NM Courts

Santa Fe, NM – Today Lt. Gov. John Sanchez signed into law House Bill 261 sponsored by Reps. Nate Gentry (R-Bernalillo) and Zachary Cook (R-Lincoln and Otero), House Speaker Brian Egolf (D-Santa Fe) and Sen. Daniel Ivey-Soto (D-Bernalillo). The new ...

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23 Feb
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Bipartisan School Employee Background Check Bill Passes House

Santa Fe, NM – Today the House of Representatives unanimously passed House Bill 190, a bill to require all public school employees have a background check on file, regardless of their date of hire. The bill is sponsored by Rep. ...

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23 Feb
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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 ...

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22 Feb
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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 ...

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22 Feb
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Bipartisan Compromise to Fund NM Courts Goes to the Governor

Santa Fe, NM – This evening, the House of Representatives concurred with a Senate-amended proposal to provide emergency funding to New Mexico’s judiciary branch. House Bill 261, as amended by the Senate, makes supplemental appropriations for the New Mexico Supreme ...

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