Category Archives: Press Release

16 Feb
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House Passes REAL ID Fix

Santa Fe, NM – The House of Representatives approved House Bill 99, bipartisan legislation to bring New Mexico into compliance with the REAL ID Act and end the practice of giving driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants.  By a vote of ...

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16 Feb
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Jaydon’s Law Passes Second Senate Committee

Santa Fe, NM – Legislation to give judges access to the full criminal histories of violent repeat offenders is one step closer to becoming law. House Bill 72, also known as “Jaydon’s Law,” is sponsored by Rep. Nate Gentry. The bill ...

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16 Feb
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ICYMI: “Anything that doesn’t allow immigrants to keep their driver’s licenses is unacceptable”

In Case You Missed It! “Anything that doesn’t allow immigrants to keep their driver’s licenses is unacceptable” Santa Fe, NM – Yesterday, a key Senate committee passed a bill that will stop giving driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants. For five ...

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16 Feb
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House Approves Bill to Combat Truancy

Santa Fe, NM – This evening, the House of Representatives passed legislation to ensure all New Mexico students attend class. House Bill 240 is sponsored by Reps. Jimmie Hall and James Townsend, and it passed by a vote of 33 ...

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16 Feb
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House Approves Bill to Improve School Background Checks

Santa Fe, NM – This evening, the House of Representatives passed legislation to enhance protections for New Mexico students.  House Bill 127 is sponsored by Rep. David Adkins, and it passed by a vote of 59 to 2. “Parents need ...

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16 Feb
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House Unanimously Approves Bill to Protect Mothers and Children

Santa Fe, NM – Today, the House of Representatives unanimously approved a bill that would allow mothers to terminate the parental rights of a biological father when the pregnancy is the result of rape. House Bill 50 is sponsored by ...

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12 Feb
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Flashback Friday: Senator Smith dismissed State Auditor’s laughable report

Flashback Friday! Senator Smith dismissed State Auditor’s laughable report Santa Fe, NM – Last year, Senator John Arthur Smith dismissed Tim Keller’s laughable report that the state had billions of dollars up for grabs saying, “I guarantee you since 2009, ...

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12 Feb
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Lawmakers Announce Bipartisan Bail Bond Reform Compromise

Santa Fe, NM – Today, Reps. Nate Gentry, David Adkins and Antonio “Moe” Maestas, along with Sen. Peter Wirth, announced a bipartisan compromise on bail bond reform. The compromise resolution grants judges the authority to deny bail to violent offenders ...

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12 Feb
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House Unanimously Approves Bill to Improve Background Checks

Santa Fe, NM – The House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill Thursday to prevent individuals who may pose a threat to the community from possessing firearms. House Bill 336 would require the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) to report ...

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12 Feb
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Senate Committee Passes Bill to Authorize Curfews

Santa Fe, NM – The Senate Public Affairs Committee passed “Stevie’s Law,” bipartisan legislation sponsored by Rep. Nate Gentry and Democrat Rep. Carl Trujillo to allow local governments to impose curfews on minors under the age of 16 from midnight to ...

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