Category Archives: Press Release

24 Jan
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House Labor Committee Passes Rep. Maestas Barnes’ Solar Tax Credit Bill

Santa Fe, NM – This afternoon, the House Labor and Economic Development Committee passed Rep. Sarah Maestas Barnes’ bill to reinstate New Mexico’s Solar Market Development Tax Credit. The committee approved the bill by a vote of 8 to 4. ...

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24 Jan
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House Labor Committee Passes Bipartisan Bill to Help NM Businesses

Bill sponsored by Rep. Sarah Maestas Barnes and Sen. Michael Padilla would reserve 33% of state contracts for resident businesses Santa Fe, NM – Today the House Labor and Economic Development Committee passed a bipartisan proposal sponsored by Rep. Sarah Maestas ...

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23 Jan
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Rep. Gail Armstrong Fights to Protect Firefighting Training Facility in Socorro

Santa Fe, NM – Rep. Gail Armstrong (R-Socorro) fought to save an important firefighter training facility from the budget axe by offering an amendment to House Bill 5 over the weekend to restore funding for a proposed fire burn building ...

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21 Jan
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House Democrats Put Pork Before Essential Services

Santa Fe, NM – Today House Democrats voted to protect their pet pork projects instead of preserving that money to meet the state’s budget shortfall. During discussion earlier this afternoon of House Bill 5, a bill to make changes to ...

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20 Jan
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House Leaders Agree to Share the Pain with State Agencies

Santa Fe, NM – The House of Representatives unanimously voted to require legislative agencies to endure the same budget cuts experienced by New Mexico’s state agencies when they passed a compromise amendment to House Bill 1 earlier today. House Bill ...

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18 Jan
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House Republican Leadership Statement on State of the State Address

Santa Fe, NM – House Republican leaders issued the following statement after Governor Susana Martinez’s State of the State Address earlier today: “Gov. Martinez laid out important priorities to help strengthen our communities and grow our economy,” said House Republican ...

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12 Jan
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Rep. Nate Gentry Pushes House to Protect Transparency

Santa Fe, NM – Rep. Nate Gentry (R-Bernalillo) pre-filed legislation to ensure New Mexicans have immediate access to all legislation presented on the floor of the House of Representatives. House Resolution 1 would change the rules of the New Mexico ...

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12 Jan
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Rep. Sarah Maestas Barnes Continues Effort to Renew Solar Tax Credit

Santa Fe, NM – Rep. Sarah Maestas Barnes (R-Bernalillo) has pre-filed legislation to renew the state’s residential solar tax credit, which demonstrates her continued support for New Mexico’s burgeoning solar industry. The legislation proposed by Maestas Barnes would renew the expired ...

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10 Jan
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Rep. Kelly Fajardo Renews Fight to Protect NM Children from Sexual Predators

Santa Fe, NM – Rep. Kelly Fajardo (R-Valencia) has pre-filed legislation to protect New Mexico’s children from receiving pornographic images from sexual predators. The bill, House Bill 71, marks the fourth time Fajardo has sponsored this effort. Fajardo’s proposal would clarify ...

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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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