pen House District 8 seat that was vacated following the retirement of former State Rep. Alonzo Baldonado
The House Republican Caucus Leadership is hopeful that in an election year, and with the eyes of voters watching, that the Governor will adhere to a fair and transparent legislative session that includes vigorous bipartisan debate on the failures and missed opportunities from the past three years.
State Representative Kelly Fajardo (R-Los Lunas) has been selected to join the executive board of the Women’s Legislative Network (WLN) through the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL). Rep. Fajardo’s nomination to be the Western Regional Republican representative for WLN was confirmed on Thursday, November 4, 2021 in Tampa, FL.
Nine-term State Representative Dianne Miller Hamilton passed away at her home in Tijeras Tuesday after a short illness at the age of 87. She represented District 38, including Grant, Sierra, and Hidalgo counties in the southwest from 1998-2016.
Today a group of 46 New Mexico lawmakers, school board members, and local organizations sent a letter to the New Mexico School Board Association (NMSBA), flagging concerns about anti-parent rhetoric.
Despite increased inflation with no end in sight, disruption in the global supply chain, and the 5th highest unemployment rate in the nation, Speaker Brian Egolf and Gov. Lujan Grisham are holding a “Climate Change Summit,” a pep rally for the progressive elite, calling for the end of New Mexico’s oil and gas industry.
The 24 members of the House Republican Caucus urge the Governor and NM Attorney General to join other states in not cooperating with federal agents who try to deny parents or community members their constitutional rights at a public meeting.
The Center for Civic Policy and NAVA Education Project offered $50 stipends to individuals to lobby New Mexico’s first independent and nonpartisan Citizen Redistricting Committee (CRC) to pass their privately funded redistricting maps. The accusations of paying to influence the CRC are seemingly backed up by emails gathered by a local ethics watchdog group, and raise concerns over transparency and influence as the state embraces the independent and nonpartisan redistricting efforts.
The RSCL selected New Mexico State Representative Kelly Fajardo (R-Los Lunas), as one of eight chairpersons for the Right Leaders Network. Rep. Fajardo’s selection as chair follows her continued work with the RSLC through the Right Women Right Now program and the local Rise New Mexico organization which encourages women to engage in public policy and government.
After several failed attempts, eco-activists and their elected enablers are once more working to raise the gasoline tax on working families in New Mexico. The renewed effort is being led by a group of environmental organizations and activists who plan on “educating” Democrat lawmakers on the “virtues” of increasing fuel prices on virtually every New Mexican at a closed-door meeting tomorrow.