House Republicans Keeping New Mexicans Safe

Santa Fe, NM – Today, members of the House Majority Caucus introduced legislation to protect the safety of New Mexicans by increasing penalties for extreme violent acts of crime. The three bills introduced by legislators were HB 7, which would reinstate the death penalty, HB 6, which would expand “Baby Brianna’s Law” and HB 5, which […]

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Bill Increasing Penalties for Possession, Distribution or Manufacturing of Child Pornography Signed by Governor

Santa Fe, NM – House Bill 65, which increases penalties for possession, distribution or manufacturing of child pornography was signed into law today by Governor Susana Martinez. The bill was sponsored by Representative Sarah Maestas Barnes and co-sponsored by Representatives Randall Crowder (R) and Javier Martinez (D). “As a very strong proponent of strengthening laws that […]

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Jaydon’s Law Sent to Governor’s Desk

Santa Fe, NM — Legislation to give judges access to the full criminal histories of violent repeat offenders is on its way to Governor Susana Martinez. House Bill 72, also known as “Jaydon’s Law,” unanimously passed the Senate this morning . The bill is named for Jaydon Chavez-Silver, an Albuquerque teen who was killed during […]

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