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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MLG’s flip-flop is too late for many in NM

House GOP: Gov’s flip-flop on COVID response is too-little, too-late for many in NM Santa Fe – Following Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s last-minute holiday scramble to provide COVID-19 relief to businesses and unemployed New Mexicans, the Governor is now reversing course on her statewide approach. The Governor will now implement a “county-by-county, three-tiered” system for […]

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Special Session Coronavirus relief

Minor glimpse of bipartisanship led by House Republicans Santa Fe – House Bill 1, the 2nd 2020 Special Session Coronavirus Relief bill, still leaves much to be desired, however consideration given to House Republican concerns signaled a rare moment of bipartisanship. House Republican efforts in negotiating and drafting of amendments produced a unique opportunity for across-the-aisle […]

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