Category Archives: Press Release

18 Mar
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House Majority Responds To Senate Democrats Blocking Social Promotion Bill

Santa Fe, NM – Rep. Nate Gentry, House Floor Majority Leader, released the following statement in response to Senate Democrats blocking HB 41, a bill that would end the failed policy of social promotion, which passes our children onto the next grade ...

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18 Mar
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House Passes Bill To Crack Down On Domestic Violence

Santa Fe, NM – The New Mexico House of Representatives passed legislation Wednesday that cracks down on domestic violence by giving police officers 24 hours to arrest the offender without a warrant. HB 462, sponsored by Rep. Kelly Fajardo, passed on a ...

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18 Mar
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Three Days To Go: Senate Boss Michael Sanchez Continues To Stonewall

Sanchez Has Yet To Allow Floor Vote, Or Committee Hearing, On Social Promotion & Driver’s License Bills Santa Fe, NM – With just three days to go, Senate Boss Michael Sanchez continues to use political maneuvers and tactics to promote gridlock. ...

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17 Mar
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House Passes Bipartisan Tax Package

Package Includes 10 Bills From Democrats & Republicans To Help Level Playing Field, Help Small Businesses Grow  Santa Fe, NM – The House of Representatives passed a bipartisan tax package Tuesday that will help level the playing field for small ...

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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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