Representative-Elect Conrad James Plans To File Legislation To Protect Children and Mothers From Convicted Rapists

  Santa Fe – Representative-elect Conrad James announced today that he plans to introduce legislation that would give mothers the option to strip the parental rights of a biological father when the pregnancy is the result of rape. Currently, the convicted rapist is entitled to child custody and parental visitation. “A mother has every right to […]

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Rep. Fajardo Pre-Files Legislation To Protect Children, Require Mandatory Family Services In Abuse Cases

Bill Would Make It Mandatory For Parents To Receive Court-Ordered Interventions In Child Abuse Cases   Santa Fe, NM — Rep. Kelly Fajardo pre-filed legislation today that would make it mandatory for parents or guardians to receive court-ordered family services when there is strong evidence of child neglect or abuse, even when the victim is not […]

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Rep. Clahchischilliage Pre-Files Legislation to Expand State’s Voyeurism Law

Santa Fe, NM – Rep. Sharon Clahchischilliage pre-filed legislation today that would crack down on sexual predators attempting to secretly view or record a person’s intimate areas. Current law fails to bring justice to predators who, despite their best effort to view or record the victim’s intimate parts, fail to do so. “We all have the right to our privacy. […]

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Representative-Elect Conrad James To File Legislation That Will Toughen Child Abuse Laws

Santa Fe, NM — Representative-elect Conrad James announced today that he plans to file legislation that will toughen penalties for convicted child abusers and those whose abuse contributes to the death of a child. “We should always fight to protect our children and hold those who harm them accountable for their heinous actions,” said James, of […]

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Representative-Elect Sarah Maestas Barnes To Sponsor Legislation That Will Clarify Child Abuse Reporting Law

Santa Fe, NM – Representative-elect Sarah Maestas Barnes announced today that she plans to carry legislation that will make it crystal-clear that anyone, regardless of their profession, has the duty to report child abuse. “When we suspect child abuse, each and every one of us has the responsibility to step in and report it,” Maestas Barnes […]

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State Reps. Prefile Legislation Giving Workers Right To Choose Whether They Join A Union Or Financially Contribute To One

State Reps. Prefile Legislation Giving Workers Right To Choose Whether They Join A Union Or Financially Contribute To One Legislation Would Provide Protections For Both Private-Sector And Public-Sector Workers Santa Fe, NM — Reps. Dennis Roch, Candy Spence Ezzell and Andy Nunez announced today that they have prefiled legislation that will give New Mexico’s workers […]

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