Category Archives: Press Release

09 Feb
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House Unanimously Approves Bill to Teach Lifesaving Skills to NM Students

Santa Fe, NM – Today, a bill to include lifesaving skills instruction into the health curriculum for New Mexico students passed the House Floor by a unanimous 67-0 vote. House Bill 104 is sponsored by Rep. Terry McMillan. “Teaching students ...

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09 Feb
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Bill to Close Dangerous Child Porn Loophole Unanimously Approved by NM House

Santa Fe, NM – House Bill 30, sponsored by Reps. Kelly Fajardo and Paul Pacheco, would close a loophole that allows predators to send pornographic pictures to children. The bill passed the House Floor today on a unanimous vote of ...

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09 Feb
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House Approves Bill to Crack Down on Domestic Violence

Santa Fe, NM – Today the House of Representatives approved a proposal authorizing law enforcement officers to quickly detain domestic violence suspects. The legislation, House Bill 86, passed the House by a vote of 64 to 0. “I’m glad the ...

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09 Feb
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House Committee Passes Legislation to Keep Certain Felons Behind Bars Longer

Santa Fe, NM – Today a bill that would require certain convicted felons to serve at least 85% of their prison sentences passed the House Regulatory and Public Affairs Committee on a 4-3 vote. The bill is sponsored by Reps. ...

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08 Feb
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House Approves Legislation to Honor and Protect Law Enforcement Officers

Santa Fe, NM – A bill to amend the New Mexico Hate Crimes Act to include law enforcement officers passed the House of Representatives today by a vote of 58 to 4.  The bill, HB 95, is sponsored by Reps. ...

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06 Feb
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House Approves Budget With Increased Funding for Public Safety and Education On a Bipartisan Vote

Budget funds critical public safety initiatives to protect New Mexicans and enhance early childhood programs Santa Fe, NM – Today, the New Mexico House of Representatives passed the FY2017 budget on a bipartisan 38-31 vote. The budget is fiscally responsible, while ...

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05 Feb
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Flashback Friday! Senate Dems Voted For Fingerprint Requirement in 2011

Santa Fe, NM –Senate Democrats continue to play political games and flip-flop on security provisions for driver’s licenses. During the 2011 Legislative Session, all but four Senate Democrats voted in support of a floor amendment which would have required illegal ...

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05 Feb
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ICYMI: Senate Boss Michael Sanchez Dismisses Grieving Families

In Case You Missed It Senate Boss Michael Sanchez Dismisses Grieving Families Santa Fe, NM – Last night, TV news reported Senate Boss Michael Sanchez dismissing pleas for help from mothers who lost their children to violent crimes. Senator Sanchez ...

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05 Feb
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House Approves Bipartisan Bill to Crack Down on Repeat DWI Offenders

Santa Fe, NM – Legislation to crack down on repeat DWI offenders by increasing penalties for fourth and subsequent DWI offenses passed the House of Representatives this evening by a 52-12 bipartisan vote. House Bill 83 is sponsored by Representatives ...

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05 Feb
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Legislation to Address DWI Offenders Passes House Floor

Santa Fe, NM – A bill sponsored by Rep. Paul Pacheco aimed at helping to address New Mexico’s DWI problem passed the House Floor by a 39 to 26 vote today. House Bill 81 (as amended) will toughen the penalties for ...

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