Category Archives: Press Release

16 Dec
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Rep. Sarah Maestas Barnes Pre-Files Bill to Expand “Baby Brianna’s Law”

Santa Fe, NM – Today Rep. Sarah Maestas Barnes pre-filed a bill to broaden “Baby Brianna’s Law,” which would make all acts of intentional child abuse resulting in the death of the child punishable by life imprisonment regardless of the age ...

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15 Dec
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Rep. Sarah Maestas Barnes Pre-Files Legislation to Combat Reckless Driving

Santa Fe, NM – Rep. Sarah Maestas Barnes pre-filed legislation today aimed at reducing reckless driving incidents on New Mexico’s roads. Her proposal, House Bill 23, would make the crime of reckless driving resulting in death a second-degree felony with ...

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12 Oct
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Rep. Sharon Clahchischilliage Protects School District Funding

Saves $461,940 for Central Consolidated School District Santa Fe, NM – Rep. Sharon Clahchischilliage worked with House Republicans to block an attempt by the Senate to raid $25 million from New Mexico school districts. Under the Senate plan, Central Consolidated ...

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06 Oct
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Senate Democrats Turn Their Backs on Crime Victims

Santa Fe, NM – Despite personal pleas from New Mexicans who have lost loved ones to violent crime, New Mexico Senate Democrats have turned their backs and refused to vote on the three crime bills that passed the House. The three ...

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06 Oct
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Senate Agrees to House Budget Plan

Santa Fe, NM – Today the Senate adopted all of the budget bills crafted by the House during the past week without significant debate. “The past three days have been time well spent,” said House Majority Leader Nate Gentry. “By taking ...

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06 Oct
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Rep. Andy Nuñez Statement on House Passage of Legislation to Reinstate Death Penalty

Santa Fe, NM — Despite long-winded attempts by House Democrats to stall consideration of legislation to reinstate the death penalty, it passed the House early this morning. House Bill 7 would give prosecutors the option to pursue the death penalty in ...

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06 Oct
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Rep. Monica Youngblood Statement on House Passage of Legislation to Reinstate Death Penalty

Santa Fe, NM — Despite long-winded attempts by House Democrats to stall consideration of legislation to reinstate the death penalty, it passed the House early this morning. House Bill 7 would give prosecutors the option to pursue the death penalty in ...

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06 Oct
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House Passes Tax Package

Santa Fe, NM – The House approved a tax package as part of an overall plan to resolve the state’s budget gap. Senate Bill 6, as amended, protects crucial job creation incentives and prevents tax increases on hard-working New Mexicans. “We kept our promise ...

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06 Oct
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House Passes Funding Adjustment Bill

The proposal moves to the Senate for concurrence Santa Fe, NM – The House passed an amended version of Senate Bill 9 tonight to as part of a package of bills to resolve New Mexico’s budget deficit. The measure makes ...

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04 Oct
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Rep. Sharon Clahchischilliage Fights to Protect Navajo Nation Projects

Santa Fe, NM – Rep. Sharon Clahchischiliage stood on the House floor today to protest proposed cuts to Navajo Nation capital outlay projects. The cuts would halt work on senior centers, community buildings, water infrastructure projects and highway improvements. “I ...

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