Rep. Jim Dines’ Good Governance Bills Pass House State Government, Indians and Government Affairs Committee

Santa Fe, NM – Yesterday the House State Government, Indians and Veterans’ Affairs Committee approved two bills offered by Rep. Jim Dines (R-Bernalillo) to promote transparency and good governance in New Mexico. The committee heard House Bill 73 and House Joint Resolution 8, both sponsored by Dines. House Bill 73 would restrict certain former state […]

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Senate Plays Games with Feed Bill

Senators attach Judiciary, Aging and Long-Term Services spending to cover an increase to Legislature’s budget. Santa Fe, NM – The normally straightforward process of paying for the operations of the New Mexico Legislature hit an obstacle this week when the Senate broke with long-standing practices and introduced their own version of House Bill 1. Earlier […]

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House Committee Passes Rep. Alonzo Baldonado’s “Do Something” Bill for NM Counties

Santa Fe, NM – This morning the House Health and Human Services Committee approved legislation introduced by Rep. Alonzo Baldonado (R-Valencia) to give counties the flexibility to reallocate funds tied to stalled projects. Baldonado’s bill, House Bill 96, also known as the “Do Something” bill, would amend the state’s Hospital Funding Act to provide deadlines […]

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