Category Archives: Press Release

10 Feb
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Rep. Adkins’ Three-Year Effort To Create Small Business Saturday Tax Holiday Advances To The Senate

  SANTA FE—This evening, the House of Representatives passed House Bill 79, a bipartisan effort to create a statewide tax holiday for Small Business Saturday. The bill passed by a vote of 43 to 20. Rep. David Adkins (R-Albuquerque) has championed this endeavor for the ...

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10 Feb
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Valencia County State Reps Secure Key Win For NM Counties  

House passes bill to encourage sale of tax-delinquent properties    SANTA FE—This afternoon, the House of Representatives passed a plan to make it easier for the state to sell abandoned real property for which delinquent property tax is due. The legislation, House Bill ...

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10 Feb
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House Approves Rep. Nate Gentry’s Innovative Plan To Boost NM Student Performance 

  SANTA FE—This afternoon, by a vote of 64 to 3, the House of Representatives endorsed House Bill 332, a plan advocated by Rep. Nate Gentry (R-Albuquerque) to notify parents via text message if their child has an upcoming required assessment ...

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10 Feb
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ICYMI: House Endorses Rep. Bill Rehm’s Effort To Create NM Auto Theft Prevention Authority 

  SANTA FE—Last night, the House of Representatives unanimously approved Rep. Bill Rehm’s (R-Albuquerque) effort to create an auto theft prevention authority in New Mexico.     House Bill 173 establishes an auto theft prevention authority within the New Mexico Office ...

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09 Feb
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Rep. Sarah Maestas Barnes Secures a Victory For NM’s Children 

House approves Baby Brianna Law expansion     SANTA FE—Tonight, Rep. Sarah Maestas Barnes (R-Albuquerque) secured a victory for New Mexico’s children when the House of Representatives approved House Bill 100 by a vote of 62 to 6. HB 100 removes ...

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09 Feb
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Rep. Bill Rehm’s Statement On House Endorsement Of Statute Of Limitations Removal for 2nd Degree Murder 

  SANTA FE—Tonight, the House of Representatives unanimously endorsed Rep. Bill Rehm’s (R-Albuquerque) proposal to remove the statute of limitations for second-degree murder prosecutions. His measure, House Bill 33, was combined with a similar measure, House Bill 115, sponsored by Rep. Antonio “Moe” ...

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09 Feb
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Rep. Alonzo Baldonado’s Bill To Raise NM Teacher Salaries Goes Before House Education Committee Tomorrow

  SANTA FE—Tomorrow morning, the House Education Committee will hear Rep. Alonzo Baldonado’s proposal to increase New Mexico’s teachers’ salaries.     House Bill 310 increases the minimum salaries for level one, two, and three teachers and school counselors. The bill would also provide $5 million for teacher recruitment ...

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09 Feb
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State Representatives Welcome Roswell-Area SBDC Star Clients To The Roundhouse

   SANTA FE—Rep. Candy Spence Ezzell (R-Roswell), Rep. Greg Nibert (R-Roswell), and Rep. Bob Wooley (R-Roswell) welcomed Roswell small business owners Jennifer and Emiliano Tenorio to the New Mexico Legislature earlier this afternoon. The Tenorios own Jennifer Homes Roofing, LLC and were named “star clients” ...

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09 Feb
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Rep. Bob Wooley Statement on House Passage of NM Stolen Valor Act 

  SANTA FE—Today, the House of Representatives unanimously endorsed Rep. Bob Wooley’s House Bill 67, the New Mexico Stolen Valor Act. HB 67 makes misrepresentation of military service in an attempt to gain benefits or special consideration a misdemeanor crime. The bill now moves to the Senate ...

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09 Feb
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Rep. Cathrynn Brown Thanks Jaylene Wilsher-Parker For Her Service During Legislative Session 

  SANTA FE—This week, Rep. Cathrynn Brown (R-Carlsbad) proudly sponsored Loving High School student Jaylene Wilsher-Parker as a Student Page in the New Mexico Legislature. Student pages assist legislators during floor sessions and committee meetings and support administrative staff in completing daily assignments.     Jaylene is a senior and plans on attending New Mexico State ...

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