Rep. Schmedes Responds to ABQ Hopelessness Survey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 23, 2020 Contact: Matt Garcia-Sierra, m.garciasierra@nmlegis.gov, 505-946-5358 Rep. Schmedes Responds to ABQ Hopelessness Survey SANTA FE, NM— Recent reports confirm a consensus of hopelessness in New Mexico’s most populated city. Homelessness and record-breaking crime have been leading the headlines in Albuquerque, and according to a recent survey it has been revealed […]

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House GOP Reps send letter to Attorney General citing CYFD Open Meetings Act concerns

Three State Legislators Request Formal Opinion from Attorney General on Open Meetings Act FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 20, 2020 Contact: Matt Garcia-Sierra, m.garciasierra@nmlegis.gov SANTA FE, NM— Earlier today, three Republican legislators sent a formal letter to the New Mexico Attorney General requesting clarification on the potential abuse of the Open Meetings Act [N. M. S. […]

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NM 2020 Taxpayer Bill of Rights

House Republican Whip Rod Montoya to introduce New Mexico Taxpayer Bill of Rights FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 15, 2020 Contact: Matt Garcia-Sierra, m.garciasierra@nmlegis.gov  Santa Fe, NM – Today, Rep. Rod Montoya (R-Farmington) announced he will introduce legislation for the upcoming 2020 Legislative Session establishing a New Mexico Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR). The constitutional amendment, […]

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NM House Republicans will Stand for the 2nd Amendment and Call for Governor to Work with Sheriffs on Responsible Gun Laws

NM House Republicans will Stand for the 2nd Amendment and Call for Governor to Work with Sheriffs on Responsible Gun Laws FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 8, 2020 Contact: Matt Garcia-Sierra, m.garciasierra@nmlegis.gov Santa Fe, NM- House Republicans will fight to protect New Mexican’s 2nd Amendment rights during the upcoming legislative session. The Governor announced today that […]

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NM House Republicans Request Examination of NMSP ‘Operation Surge’

NM House Republicans Request Examination of NMSP ‘Operation Surge’ January 6, 2020 Contact: Matt Garcia-Sierra, m.garciasierra@nmlegis.gov Santa Fe, NM-  Seven NM House Republican members from across the state sent a letter to Governor Lujan Grisham, the New Mexico State Police (NMSP), the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC), and the Administrative Office of District Attorneys […]

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 NM House Republicans Call for Rule Changes and Commitment to Transparency for Legislative Body  December 31, 2019 Contact: Matt Garcia-Sierra, m.garciasierra@nmlegis.gov Santa Fe, NM-  Today, New Mexico House Republicans sent a letter to House Speaker Brian Egolf requesting his commitment to enhance transparency in the House of Representatives. The letter contains three suggested rule changes […]

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NM House GOP Statement on the Passing of Representative Bill Pratt December 26, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Matt Garcia-Sierra, m.garciasierra@nmlegis.gov Statement from NM House Republican Leader on Passing of Representative Bill Pratt  Artesia, NM – “New Mexico lost an exceptional leader today in Representative Bill Pratt. His collegial character and passion for his constituents will surely […]

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NM House Republican Leader Meets with President Trump to Discuss Increasing Economic Opportunities at White House Roundtable

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 16, 2019 Washington, DC – Today, House Republican Floor Leader Jim Townsend (R-Artesia) participated today in a roundtable discussion at the White House with President Trump, Vice President Pence and other state leaders to discuss how Federal and State governments can take needed action to reduce the number and costs of regulations […]

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Rep. Kelly Fajardo to CYFD: Get Moving on Task Force!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 30, 2019 LOS LUNAS, NM—Rep. Kelly Fajardo (R-Los Lunas) sent a letter to New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Secretary Brian Blalock asking why his agency has not yet convened a task force to examine New Mexico’s Child Protective Services as directed by the Legislature. Earlier this year, the Legislature unanimously […]

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NM House Republicans Ask Federal Agencies to Appeal U.S. District Court Injunction

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 30, 2019 SANTA FE, NM—Twenty-one Republican state representatives signed a letter to the U.S. Forest Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service asking the agencies to appeal a recent ruling issued by U.S. District Judge Raner C. Collins. The ruling orders the U.S. Forest Service to cease timber management activities on […]

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