NM Democrats protect MLG in blocking $1.2 billion to New Mexicans

Legislative Democrats Protect Governor’s Veto of Unemployment Insurance Payments Santa Fe, NM- The New Mexico Legislative Council (LC) met today to discuss legislative interim matters. House Republican Whip Rod Montoya (Farmington) moved to formally ask that the LC discuss and address potential issues arising from Governor Lujan Grisham’s vetoes of billions of dollars, which included protections for […]

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MLG burns transparency on pot bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 29, 2021 Governor burns public transparency on marijuana Santa Fe, NM- The New Mexico Legislature will meet for special session in less than 24-hours to address the Governor’s failed pot legalization measure. The original five proposals spectacularly went up in smoke in the final days of first 60-day session. Despite the special […]

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MLG ‘holy grail’ pot bill blocks Easter again

MLG pushing for ‘holy grail’ pot bill, while blocking Easter holiday again for second year Santa Fe, NM- House Republican Leader Jim Townsend (Artesia), Whip Rod Montoya (Farmington), and Caucus Chair Rebecca Dow (TorC) questioned Governor Lujan Grisham’s decision to put Easter on the backburner again. Last year the governor’s administration was fiercely criticized after […]

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Rep. Kelly Fajardo appointed to national committee

Rep. Kelly Fajardo appointed to executive committee for Republican Legislative Campaign Committee Los Lunas, NM- New Mexico State Representative Kelly Fajardo (R-Los Lunas) has been selected to join the 2021 executive committee for the Republican Legislative Campaign Committee (RLCC). The executive committee is RLCC’s largest caucus and only national organization devoted to electing Republican state […]

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Possession of a firearm while human or drug trafficking halted

Anti-crime bill tackling human and drug trafficking with a firearm halted in first legislative hearing Santa Fe, NM- Representative Bill Rehm (R-Albuquerque) today presented House Bill 81, an anti-crime bill that would have made being in possession of a firearm while trafficking drugs or trafficking a human , a criminal offense. While the original bill […]

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