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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Rep. Gail Armstrong working to support NM firefighters

Rep. Gail Armstrong working to support New Mexico firefighters Santa Fe, NM- Representative Gail Armstrong (R-Magdalena) has filed House Bill 238, legislation that would redirect funds back to the Fire Protection Fund. Currently the fund receives only 42% of fees collected, with 58% reverting to the general fund every year.  Directing 100% of the funds to the Fire Protection Fund will […]

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Utility rate increases supported by Dems

House Dems put radical agenda ahead of low-income New Mexicans Santa Fe, NM- Democrat lawmakers in the House Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Committee (EENC), today tabled a measure that would have ensured fair and equitable protections for every New Mexican against out-of-control utility rate increases. House Bill 176, would have protected hardworking New Mexicans from […]

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GOP sues over constitutional rules

House Republicans file lawsuit over unconstitutional rules changes “Even in a pandemic, the Constitution cannot be put away and forgotten”.  Roman Catholic Diocese of  Brooklyn v Cuomo,  United States Supreme Court (November 25, 2020) Santa Fe, NM- State Representative Jim Townsend (R-Artesia), Rep. Rod Montoya (R-Farmington), and Rep. Larry Scott (R-Hobbs) today filed a lawsuit with the New […]

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NM Democrats push through rules that block transparency and public access

House Republicans push back on Democrat rules that block transparency and public participation Santa Fe, NM- The House Rules and Order Committee met today to pass Democrat changes to the way the House Chamber will operate. The New Mexico House of Representatives has operated under the same rules for the two special sessions in 2020, […]

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Bill to decertify NM electors presented by Rep. Brown

Rep. Brown introduces bill to decertify New Mexico Biden electors Carlsbad, NM – The New Mexico 2021 legislative session will begin at noon on January 19. Starting this week, legislators have started to pre-file legislation for consideration during the 60-day session. State Representative Cathrynn Brown has announced that she will introduce a bill to decertify […]

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Gov adjust retail limits, frontline workers still awaiting relief

Gov flip flops on retail restrictions while frontline, low-wage workers await needed relief Santa Fe – Today, with less than two weeks remaining in the holiday shopping season, the Lujan Grisham administration finally walked back retail capacity restrictions that have been forcing New Mexicans to wait in long lines for food and other necessities. This […]

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