Category Archives: Press Release

17 Mar
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In Another Example Of Gridlock: Senate Democrats Vote Against Education Reform

 Santa Fe, NM – In another example of the gridlock and dysfunction promoted by the Senate Boss Michael Sanchez, the Senate Education Committee voted today to block legislation that would improve the teacher evaluation system by reducing the impact of standardized ...

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16 Mar
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House Majority To Senate Dems: Send Over Capital Outlay Bill

Santa Fe, NM – House Appropriations and Finance Chairman Rep. Larry Larrañaga and House Ways and Means Chairman Rep. Jason Harper sent a letter to Senate Finance Chairman John Arthur Smith on Monday asking that he send over the capital outlay ...

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16 Mar
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Senate Boss Michael Sanchez Stalling Legislation To End Failed Policy Of Social Promotion

Social promotion repeal has been in the Senate for over a month Santa Fe, NM – Senate boss Michael Sanchez is still refusing to act on a House bill that would end the failed policy of social promotion. With less than ...

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14 Mar
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House Passes Legislation To Allow Sick-Day Transfers

State Workers Would Be Able To Donate Sick Leave To Colleagues In Medical Emergencies Santa Fe, NM – The New Mexico House of Representatives passed legislation Saturday that would allow state workers to donate sick and annual leave to their ...

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13 Mar
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House Majority Releases Statement In Response To Senate Democrats’ “Petty Political Games” In Regent Confirmation Hearing

Santa Fe, NM – House Floor Majority Leader Nate Gentry released the following statement in response to this morning’s Senate confirmation hearing of former prosecutor Matt Chandler, who has been nominated to serve as a regent for the University of New ...

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12 Mar
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House Passes Legislation To Streamline Regulations for Ride-Sharing Services

Santa Fe, NM – The New Mexico House of Representatives passed legislation Thursday to regulate ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft in New Mexico. HB 272, sponsored by Rep. Monica Youngblood, passed by a bipartisan 56-8 vote. The ridesharing services, which ...

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12 Mar
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Video: House Democrat Leader Admits On Camera To Promoting Gridlock

Egolf: “We’re trying to slow them down as best we can” Santa Fe, NM – A local media outlet released a video today showing House Democrat Leader Brian Egolf admitting that his strategy all along has been to stonewall bills and ...

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11 Mar
0

House Passes Legislation To Protect Children and Mothers From Rapists

Santa Fe, NM – The New Mexico House of Representatives passed legislation Wednesday that would give women the option to terminate the parental rights of a biological father when the pregnancy is the result of rape. Rep. Conrad James and Democratic ...

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11 Mar
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House Passes Bill To Protect Pregnant Women In The Workplace

Bill Exceeds Federal Guidelines Santa Fe, NM – The New Mexico House of Representatives passed legislation Wednesday that will protect pregnant women in the workplace and exceed federal guidelines. Rep. Terry McMillan, of Las Cruces, is the sponsor. The bill (HB 409) passed ...

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11 Mar
0

House Passes Legislation To Crack Down On Truancy

Santa Fe, NM – The New Mexico House of Representatives passed legislation on Wednesday that will crack down on truancy and keep teenagers in the classroom by taking away their driver’s licenses if they  habitually ditch class. If the bill ...

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