Legislation Requiring Child-Proof Packaging For E-Cigarette Nicotine Products Passes House Floor By A Unanimous Vote

Santa Fe, NM – Legislation that would require child-proof packaging for all nicotine liquid products used in e-cigarettes passed the House floor on Wednesday by a unanimous vote of 66-0. This bill will help protect New Mexico’s children from accidentally ingesting and overdosing on nicotine. “Today was an important step to protect our children,” Rep. Maestas Barnes, the bill’s […]

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Legislation to Expand State’s Voyeurism Law Clears Judiciary Committee Vote With Unanimous Vote

Legislation to Expand State’s Voyeurism Law Clears Judiciary Committee Vote With Unanimous Vote Bill Heads To 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 Judiciary Committee with a unanimous 12-0 vote. The legislation, sponsored by Rep. […]

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NM House Passes Several Bipartisan Bills

In Case You Missed It! NM House Passes Several Bipartisan Bills Santa Fe, NM – Yesterday, the New Mexico House passed several bipartisan bills that protect taxpayer dollars, help quality teachers move up the ranks to leadership positions faster and improve rural health care. The bills below all passed by a bipartisan vote and will […]

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Legislation That Will Streamline Teacher Administrator Licensing Passes House Floor In A Bipartisan Vote

Santa Fe, NM – Today, the House passed a bill that will streamline the New Mexico teacher licensing process, making it easier for quality teachers to become school administrators much faster. The bill, which passed by a bipartisan vote of 38-24, would allow quality educators to secure an administrative license in a shorter period of […]

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Legislation Allowing Anesthesiology Assistants to Practice At All Hospitals Passes House

Santa Fe, NM – Legislation that will allow anesthesiology assistants to practice at any hospital in New Mexico passed the House of Representatives on Monday. Rep. Nora Espinoza sponsored the bill, which passed by a 38-28 vote. “Anesthesiology assistants should be allowed to seek employment at any hospital in the state,” said Espinoza. “I hope […]

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Legislation To Limit Lobbying By Government Officials Unanimously Clears House Committee

Santa Fe, NM – Legislation that would bar public officials from becoming lobbyists immediately after leaving their post cleared its first committee today by a unanimous 9-0 vote. The bill would require elected officials and some government workers to wait two years after leaving their post to become a paid lobbyist. “This bill will bring […]

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Right-To-Work Compromise Legislation Passes Judiciary Committee, Heads To House Floor

Santa Fe, NM — In order to come up with a fair compromise to promote commonsense, job-creating legislation, the right-to-work bill was amended on Friday to increase the minimum wage to $8 per hour. The compromise legislation cleared the House Judiciary Committee by a 7-6 vote and will now head to the House floor. Raising the minimum wage […]

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House Passes Legislation To Repeal Dangerous Law Allowing Illegal Immigrants To Obtain Driver’s Licenses With A Bi-Partisan Vote

Santa Fe, NM — Today, the House voted to repeal a dangerous law that allows illegal immigrants to receive a New Mexico driver’s license. The vote was a bi-partisan 39-29. The bill, sponsored by Reps. Paul Pacheco and Andy Nunez, has support from every member of the House Republican caucus, and previously received bipartisan support in […]

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