GOP Leader delivers faith leader letters to Governor opposing marijuana bill

House GOP Leader delivers faith-based letters opposing Governor’s marijuana legalization bill Santa Fe, NM- House Republican Leader Jim Townsend (R-Artesia) delivered several letters from New Mexico faith leaders to Governor Lujan Grisham concerning their opposition to the push by her administration to legalize recreational marijuana. Leader Townsend additionally delivered the letters package to Senator Cervantes, […]

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Democrat red-flag gun rush to finish continues

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 11, 2020 Contact: Matt Garcia-Sierra, m.garciasierra@nmlegis.gov Democrats red-flag gun rush to finish continues Santa Fe, NM- Following a delay of several hours, the House Consumer and Public Affairs (CPAC) committee kicked off the first and only public committee hearing of the highly controversial red-flag gun bill, SB 5. Despite six amendments […]

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Rep. Schmedes amendment for transparency tabled

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 8, 2020 Contact: Matt Garcia-Sierra, m.garciasierra@nmlegis.gov Rep. Schmedes amendment for transparency in prescription service prices denied by Democrats Santa Fe, NM– Today the House of Representatives debated in the chamber House Bill 42, a Democrat sponsored bill that would require insurance providers to reimburse clinical pharmacists for medication they prescribed. Representative […]

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Rep. Dow amendment to fund at-risk youth killed by Democrats

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 8, 2020 Contact: Matt Garcia-Sierra, m.garciasierra@nmlegis.gov Rep. Rebecca Dow amendment to fund at-risk youth denied by Democrats Santa Fe, NM– Today the House of Representatives debated in the chamber House Joint Resolution 1, a Democrat sponsored constitutional amendment that would increase the distribution from the Land Grant Permanent Fund. Representative Rebecca […]

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Rep. Rehm’s crime bills move forward in omnibus package

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 8, 2020 Contact: Matt Garcia-Sierra, m.garciasierra@nmlegis.gov Rep. Rehm’s crime bills move forward in Anti-crime Omnibus Bill SANTA FE, NM— The conversation on out of control crime continues in Santa Fe today with the House Judiciary committee hearing the Anti-crime omnibus bill. Representative Bill Rehm (R-Albuquerque) presented his two bills part of […]

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House GOP response to red-flag gun law Senate passage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 7, 2020 Contact: Matt Garcia-Sierra, m.garciasierra@nmlegis.gov House GOP response to Red-flag law SANTA FE, NM— Senate Bill 5, the red-flag gun law, passed the Senate today and moves to the House for debate. The red-flag legislation being pushed by the Governor and progressive Democrats received considerable opposition from New Mexico Sheriffs, […]

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Social security exemption stalls in House tax committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 7, 2020 Contact: Matt Garcia-Sierra, m.garciasierra@nmlegis.gov Social Security exemption tabled by House committee SANTA FE, NM— A proposal to stop taxing New Mexico retirees’ Social Security income was tabled today by the House Taxation and Revenue committee. Representative Cathrynn Brown (R-Carlsbad) and Representative Gail Armstrong (R-Magdalena) are co-sponsors of House Bill […]

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Rep. Gail Armstrong calls for $1 million to County & Tribal Health

Rep. Gail Armstrong carries bill to deliver $1 million for County and Tribal Health February 7, 2020 Contact: Matt Garcia-Sierra, m.garciasierra@nmlegis.gov Santa Fe, NM– Representative Gail Armstrong (R-Magdalena) presented House Bill 143 in the Health and Human Services committee. The appropriation measure will deliver $1 million dollars to fund the state’s County and Tribal Health […]

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NM Governor’s unconstitutional effort to consolidate control of PRC moves forward

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 6, 2020 Contact: Matt Garcia-Sierra, m.garciasierra@nmlegis.gov Governor’s unconstitutional effort to consolidate control of PRC moves forward Santa Fe, NM –  The House Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources committee today approved House Bill 11, sponsored by Nathan Small (D-Las Cruces), a measure that would reorganize the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (PRC) […]

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