Category Archives: Press Release

01 Oct
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House Judiciary Passes Legislation to Expand “Baby Brianna’s Law”

Santa Fe, NM — The House Judiciary Committee voted this afternoon to pass legislation sponsored by Rep. Conrad James and Rep. Sarah Maestas Barnes to broaden “Baby Brianna’s Law” and make all acts of intentional child abuse resulting in the ...

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01 Oct
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House Democrat Plan Balances Budget at the Expense of NM Children

Santa Fe, NM – Today, House Minority Leader Brian Egolf announced a House Democrat intention to cut programs that support early childhood learning, assist low-income students, fund truancy and dropout prevention programs, and hire social workers to connect kids to ...

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01 Oct
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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 ...

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01 Oct
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House Judiciary and House Safety and Civil Affairs Committees to Meet on Friday, Sept. 30

Santa Fe, NM – A joint meeting of the House Judiciary and the House Safety and Civil Affairs Committees will be held immediately following the floor session on Friday, September 30, 2016. The Committees will hear a bill to reinstate ...

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29 Feb
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Two Bills to Protect New Mexicans Become Law

Santa Fe, NM — Two bills sponsored by Rep. Nate Gentry were signed into law today by Gov. Susana Martinez. HB 72, or “Jaydon’s Law,” gives judges access to the full criminal histories of violent repeat offenders. The bill is named ...

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26 Feb
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Legislation to Honor New Mexico Military Heroes Becomes Law

Santa Fe, NM – Today, Gov. Susana Martinez signed a bill sponsored by Rep. John Zimmerman. House Bill 156 will honor members of the National Guard of New Mexico or state defense force by authorizing additional awards to members of ...

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26 Feb
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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 ...

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19 Feb
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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 ...

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19 Feb
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Legislation to Regulate Ridesharing Companies Sent to Governor’s Desk

Santa Fe, NM – Legislation, sponsored by Rep. Monica Youngblood, clarifying regulations to allow ridesharing companies, like Uber and Lyft, to operate in New Mexico will be sent the Governor’s desk for her consideration. The House of Representatives concurred with House ...

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19 Feb
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Bill Increasing Child Pornography Penalties Passes New Mexico Legislature

Santa Fe, NM – House Bill 65, which would increase penalties for possession, distribution or manufacturing of child pornography, was sent to the Governor’s desk. The bill, sponsored by Representative Sarah Maestas Barnes, passed out of the Senate on a ...

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