Category Archives: Press Release

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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22 Feb
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House Passes Legislation to Raise Awareness on Link Between Animal Abuse and Intra-family Violence

Santa Fe, NM – This evening, the House of Representatives unanimously approved House Joint Memorial 6 sponsored by Rep. Jim Dines (R-Bernalillo). The memorial requests that the Children, Youth and Families Department (CYFD) and the Department of Public Safety (DPS) ...

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21 Feb
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Bipartisan Bill to Support NM Businesses Passes House of Representatives

Bill sponsored by Rep. Sarah Maestas Barnes and Sen. Michael Padilla would reserve 1/3 of state contracts for resident businesses  Santa Fe, NM – Last night the House of Representatives passed a bipartisan bill sponsored by Rep. Sarah Maestas Barnes (R-Bernalillo) ...

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21 Feb
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Chaves County 4-H Council Visits Roundhouse

Santa Fe, NM – Today, six members of the Chaves County 4-H Council traveled to Santa Fe to observe the Legislature and visit with local lawmakers. Reps. Candy Spence Ezzell (R-Chaves) and Greg Nibert (R-Chaves and Lincoln) welcomed the 4-H ...

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21 Feb
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House Advances Bipartisan Bill to Expand NM Broadband

Santa Fe, NM – Tonight the House of Representatives approved a bill sponsored by Rep. Jim Smith (R-Bernalillo, Sandoval and Santa Fe) to establish a statewide broadband network in New Mexico and help create new job opportunities in communities across ...

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