Category Archives: Press Release

11 Feb
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Governor Susana Martinez and Representative Kelly Fajardo Propose Legislation to Protect Victims of Domestic Violence

Proposed Legislation, Along with Highlighting Start by Believing Campaign, Designed to Further Protect and Support Victims of Violence and Abuse   Albuquerque — Today Governor Susana Martinez, Representative Kelly Fajardo (R-Belen), and victims’ advocates joined together to highlight the Start ...

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11 Feb
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NM House Passes Bill To End Failed Policy Of Social Promotion In Bipartisan Vote

Republicans Highlight President Bill Clinton’s Call To End Social Promotion Santa Fe, NM — Legislation that would end the failed policy of social promotion cleared the House floor today by a bipartisan vote of 38-30. Social promotion passes kids onto the next grade ...

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10 Feb
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Legislation To Allow Adjunct Teachers To Teach In New Mexico Clears Committee

Santa Fe, NM –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 has cleared the House Education Committee by a 6-5 vote. The bill ...

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10 Feb
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Legislation to Expand State’s Voyeurism Law Clears Safety And Civil Affairs Committee Vote

Vote was bi-partisan and now the bill will go to the House floor Santa Fe, NM –Legislation that would crack down on sexual predators attempting to secretly view or record a person’s intimate areas has passed the House Safety And Civil ...

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09 Feb
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Bill Cracking Down On Corrupt Public Officials Passes House Floor Unanimously

  Santa Fe, NM – Legislation that will crack down on corrupt government officials by toughening penalties passed the House floor today by a unanimous vote. The legislation, sponsored by Majority Floor Leader Nate Gentry, can add as much as one ...

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09 Feb
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Republicans Sponsor Commonsense Legislation To Protect Pregnant Women In The Workplace

In Case You Missed It! Republicans Sponsor Commonsense Legislation To Protect Pregnant Women In The Workplace   The Associated Press Feb. 10, 2015 http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/da57c146ff874bff8e9648754f9a3558/NM–Pregnant-Workers SANTA FE, New Mexico – A New Mexico lawmaker has introduced legislation that would require employers ...

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08 Feb
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Legislation Reducing Workers’ Compensation When Employee Is Drunk Or High On Job Clears Judiciary Committee

Santa Fe, NM – Legislation that would significantly reduce workers’ compensation in cases when the employee’s death or injury is the result of being drunk or high on the job passed the House Judiciary Committee by a bipartisan 9-4 vote. Before ...

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07 Feb
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Legislation To Repeal Dangerous Law Allowing Illegal Immigrants To Obtain Driver’s Licenses Going To House Floor

Santa Fe, NM — Legislation to repeal the dangerous law that allows illegal immigrants to receive a New Mexico driver’s license has cleared the Judiciary Committee and will now go to the House floor for a vote. The bill, sponsored by ...

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06 Feb
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State Reps File Bipartisan Legislation Banning Late-Term Abortion After Five Months And Separate Bill Requiring Parental Notification

Santa Fe, NM – Today, Democrats and Republicans signed onto legislation that will bring New Mexico into line with 42 other states by banning late-term abortions after five months. In addition, another bipartisan bill was introduced that will require minors ...

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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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