Category Archives: Press Release

01 Feb
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Rep. Nate Gentry’s Innovative Bipartisan Education Bills Pass House Committee  

SANTA FE—This afternoon, the House Local Government, Elections, and Land Grants Committee passed two innovative bipartisan proposals to support student achievement in New Mexico. The bills are jointly sponsored by Rep. Nate Gentry (R-Albuquerque) and Sen. Daniel Ivey-Soto (D-Albuquerque).   The first bill, House Bill 22, requires schools to ...

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01 Feb
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Rep. Sarah Maestas Barnes Guides Baby Brianna Law Expansion Through House Consumer and Public Affairs Committee 

  SANTA FE—Today, the House Consumer and Public Affairs Committee voted unanimously to pass House Bill 100, legislation proposed by Rep. Sarah Maestas Barnes (R-Albuquerque) to expand Baby Brianna’s Law to apply to all abusers whose intentional harmful actions result in a ...

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31 Jan
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Rep. Rebecca Dow’s Family-Friendly Workplace Income Tax Credit Proposal Unanimously Approved By House Business And Industry Committee 

SANTA FE—This afternoon, the House Business and Industry Committee unanimously approved House Bill 212 to establish a family-friendly workplace income tax credit for New Mexico small businesses.   HB 212, sponsored by Rep. Rebecca Dow (R-Truth or Consequences), provides a tax ...

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31 Jan
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House Judiciary Committee Passes Comprehensive, Bipartisan Public Safety Package

Bills Would Improve Public Safety for New Mexico Communities   Santa Fe, NM- Today, a bipartisan, comprehensive public safety package passed the House Judiciary Committee. The package includes bills sponsored by Reps. Nate Gentry (R-Albuquerque), Antonio “Moe” Maestas (D-Albuquerque), David ...

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31 Jan
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House Committee To Hear Baby Brianna Law Expansion Bill Tomorrow 

  SANTA FE—Rep. Sarah Maestas Barnes will present House Bill 100, legislation to expand Baby Brianna’s Law, to the House Consumer and Public Affairs Committee tomorrow afternoon, Thursday, February 1, 2018.    HB 100 would remove the arbitrary age restriction present in ...

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31 Jan
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Rep. Jim Smith’s Proposal To Bolster NM Lottery Scholarship Passes House Education Committee 

  SANTA FE—Earlier today, the House Education Committee voted 11 to 2 to approve House Bill 147. This legislation sponsored by Rep. Jim Smith (R-Sandia Park) will bolster New Mexico’s lottery scholarship program.     HB 147 gives the New Mexico Lottery Authority (NMLA) the freedom ...

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30 Jan
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House Consumer And Public Affairs Committee Approves Bipartisan Bill To Remove Statute Of Limitations For Second-Degree Murder

SANTA FE—Today, the House Consumer and Public Affairs Committee unanimously approved House Bill 33, legislation sponsored by Rep. Bill Rehm (R-Albuquerque) to remove the statute of limitations for prosecuting second-degree murder.   Prior to approving the bill, the Committee agreed ...

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30 Jan
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Rep. Sarah Maestas Barnes’s Bill To Fight DWI Passes First House Committee

SANTA FE—This afternoon, the House Consumer and Public Affairs Committee passed House Bill 71, legislation sponsored by Rep. Sarah Maestas Barnes (R-Albuquerque) to close a loophole in the current law and help law enforcement officers stop people who are driving ...

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30 Jan
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Rep. Jim Smith’s Wireless Consumer Advanced Infrastructure Investment Act Passes First House Committee

SANTA FE—This afternoon, the House Local Government, Elections, Land Grants, and Cultural Affairs Committee approved House Bill 38, the Wireless Advanced Infrastructure Act sponsored by Rep. Jim Smith (R-Sandia Park) and Rep. Debbie Rodella (D-Española).   HB 38 details the ...

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30 Jan
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Rep. Bob Wooley’s NM Stolen Valor Act Passes House Committee

SANTA FE—This afternoon, the House Consumer and Public Affairs Committee approved by unanimous consent House Bill 67, the New Mexico Stolen Valor Act, sponsored by Rep. Bob Wooley (R-Roswell). The bill was developed by the Military and Veterans Affairs Interim ...

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