Category Archives: Press Release

28 Jan
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Bipartisan Bill to Crack Down on Repeat DWI Offenders Passes House Committee

Santa Fe, NM – Today, legislation to crack down on repeat DWI offenders by increasing penalties for fourth and subsequent DWI offenses passed the House Safety and Civil Affairs committee by a 7-2 bipartisan vote. House Bill 83 is sponsored ...

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28 Jan
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Bill to Increase Penalties for DWI Offenders Driving With Suspended License Passes House Committee

Santa Fe, NM – Today, legislation to help address New Mexico’s DWI problem passed the House Safety and Civil Affairs Committee by a 4-3 vote. House Bill 81, sponsored by Rep. Paul Pacheco, will toughen the punishment for DWI offenders ...

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28 Jan
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ICYMI: Proposed compromise bill would still allow undocumented immigrants to drive

In Case You Missed It Proposed compromise bill would still allow undocumented immigrants to drive legally Texas New-Mexico Newspapers By Milan Simonich Texas-New Mexico Newspapers September 12, 2011 SANTA FE – A Republican legislator is proposing a long-shot compromise bill ...

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28 Jan
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Flashback Thursday! Democrat Senator George Munoz Said He Supports Utah Style Driver’s License Bill

Democrat Senator George Munoz Said He Supports Utah Style Driver’s License Bill Santa Fe, NM – Last night, House Republicans passed a compromise bill that will end the dangerous practice of giving driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants and provide New ...

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28 Jan
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Throwback Thursday! Michael Sanchez’s Shocking Statement: NM Has Toughest DWI Laws in the Country

Michael Sanchez’s Shocking Statement: NM Has Toughest DWI Laws in the Country Santa Fe, NM – Senate Boss Michael Sanchez made a shocking statement during a press conference last week when he said that New Mexico has some of the ...

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28 Jan
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ICYMI: Democrat Lawmakers Resort to Fear-Mongering, Extreme Rhetoric During Driver’s License Debate

In Case You Missed It Democrat Lawmakers Resort to Fear-Mongering, Extreme Rhetoric During Driver’s License Debate Last night, House Republicans passed a compromise bill that will end the dangerous practice of giving driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants and provide New ...

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28 Jan
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House Speaker Applauds Efforts to Modernize Chamber and Improve Transparency

Public now has access to floor amendments in real-time Santa Fe, NM – House Speaker Don Tripp praised recent upgrades to the information technology systems and processes used by the House of Representatives.  Tonight was the first time these enhancements to ...

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27 Jan
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Legislation to Give Judges Full Picture of Defendant’s Criminal History Passes Committee

Santa Fe, NM – Legislation sponsored by Reps. Nate Gentry and Paul Pacheco that would ensure that judges have a complete view of a violent criminal’s prior record passed the House Judiciary Committee today by a 12-0 vote. House Bill 72 ...

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27 Jan
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Bipartisan Legislation to Allow Local Governments to Implement Curfews Passes House Judiciary Committee

Santa Fe, NM – A bipartisan bill that would authorize local governments to impose curfews on minors under the age of 16 frommidnight to 5 a.m. passed the House Judiciary Committee by a 9-4 vote. The bill, HB 29, is sponsored by ...

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27 Jan
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Bill to Allow Adjunct Teachers in NM Classrooms Passes House Committee

Santa Fe, NM – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Conrad James to allow adjunct instructors to teach in New Mexico’s classrooms passed the House Education Committee today by a vote of 7 to 5.  The bill, HB 145, would allow professionals ...

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