Category Archives: Press Release

04 Feb
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Representative Conrad James Filed Legislation To Allow Adjunct Teachers To Teach In New Mexico

Santa Fe, NM – Rep. Conrad James announced today that he has filed legislation that will allow industry professionals to teach part time in the classroom without having to go back to college to receive their teaching degree. This will ...

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04 Feb
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Legislation That Closes Dangerous Loophole Protecting Child Predators Passes House

  Santa Fe, NM –Legislation that would close a dangerous loophole that allows child predators to send pictures of another person’s naked body to anyone under the age of 16 without any criminal penalties has passed the House of Representatives ...

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04 Feb
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Legislation To Protect Children, Require Mandatory Family Services In Abuse Cases Passes House

Bill Would Make It Mandatory For Parents To Receive Court-Ordered Interventions In Child Abuse Cases Santa Fe, NM —Legislation that would make it mandatory for parents or guardians to receive court-ordered family services when there is strong evidence of child neglect ...

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03 Feb
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Legislation That Ends Failed Policy Of Social Promotion Passes Education Committee

Bill Provides Intervention For Struggling Students To Help Them Catch Up To Their Peers Santa Fe, NM — Legislation that would end the failed policy of social promotion cleared the House Education Committee today. Social promotion passes kids onto the next grade even ...

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02 Feb
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New Mexico House Unanimously Passes Legislation To Expand Amber Alert System

Bill Passes 64-0 Santa Fe, NM – In a victory for New Mexico’s children, the House of Representatives unanimously passed legislation that will require cell phone and pager companies to issue Amber Alerts to their customers. The bill, which passed 64-0, ...

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31 Jan
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Right To Work Passes Out Of Business And Employment Committee With Bi-Partisan Support

Right To Work Passes Out Of Business And Employment Committee With Bi-Partisan Support Legislation Will Now Move To Judiciary Committee   Santa Fe, NM — Right-to-work legislation, which would give New Mexico’s workers the right to choose whether they join a ...

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31 Jan
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Governor Susana Martinez & Representative Sarah Maestas Barnes Announce Targeted Tax Relief Proposal To Help Small Businesses Get Off The Ground

Proposal Seeks To Help Entrepreneurs Reinvest In Their Businesses To Grow And Create New Jobs Albuquerque, NM — Governor Susana Martinez and Rep. Sarah Maestas Barnes announced a proposal today for targeted tax relief to help small businesses as they are ...

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30 Jan
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Rep. Larrañaga Files Legislation Aimed At Creating Defense Manufacturing Jobs

Santa Fe, NM — Rep. Larry Larrañaga announced today that he has filed legislation that will significantly promote defense manufacturing in New Mexico. Larrañaga’s proposed legislation would allow gross receipts deduction on Department of Defense contracts that deal with the manufacturing of directed ...

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29 Jan
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Legislation To Repeal Dangerous Law Allowing Illegal Immigrants To Obtain Driver’s Licenses Passes First Committee

Santa Fe, NM — Legislation to repeal the dangerous law that allows illegal immigrants to receive a New Mexico driver’s license has cleared the Safety and Civil Affairs Committee. The bill, sponsored by Reps. Paul Pacheco and Andy Nunez, has support from every ...

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28 Jan
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Rep. Youngblood Introduces Bi-Partisan Bill Streamlining Regulations for Ride-Sharing Services

  Santa Fe, NM – Rep. Monica Youngblood and Democrat Sen. Phil Griego are introducing legislation to regulate ridesharing companies, such as Uber and Lyft, in New Mexico. The ridesharing services, which were introduced in Albuquerque and Santa Fe over the ...

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