NM House Republicans announce federal challenge to unconstitutional gun ban

Santa Fe – House Republicans today announced they will file a federal lawsuit alongside the NM Senate Republicans challenging the unconstitutional gun ban enacted by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham. “It is unacceptable that the federal and state constitutional rights of New Mexicans have been wholly disregarded in a political stunt by the governor,” said HouseContinue reading “NM House Republicans announce federal challenge to unconstitutional gun ban”

Border crisis highlighted by NM State Rep. Jones

New Mexico State Rep. Jenifer Jones calls for National Guard to be deployed to southern border to assist the U.S. Border Patrol DEMING, N.M. – State Representative Jenifer Jones (R-Deming) sent a letter to Governor Lujan Grisham highlighting the border crisis in New Mexico. The letter follows a meeting between Rep. Jones and the GovernorContinue reading “Border crisis highlighted by NM State Rep. Jones”

NM House GOP calls for federal investigation in DD waiver allegations

Unfortunately, the State of New Mexico has a rather dismal record of protecting vulnerable populations who are under the care of state agencies and who receive needed services through state administered programs. These recently discovered cases of alleged abuse, neglect and exploitation create a new round of questions and concerns.

House GOP response to 2023 budget bill

House Republican response to budget legislation Santa Fe – Today the NM House of Representatives debated the state budget bill, HB 2. The General Appropriation Act of 2023 marks a 12.4% increase in government spending and continues the rapid expansion of state government in New Mexico over the last four years. “New Mexico needs toContinue reading “House GOP response to 2023 budget bill”

BREAKING: MLG government staffing crisis

House GOP raises concerns over government staffing crisis Santa Fe – House Republican Leadership this week requested from the Governor’s office a report of how many state government employees are still working remotely, adding that all state employees should return to their offices as soon as possible. 961 days post-COVID economic shutdowns, it is speculatedContinue reading “BREAKING: MLG government staffing crisis”

Near-20% of NM restaurants out of business

The New Mexico Restaurant Association recently issued a troubling media release, detailing the near-20% closure rate of NM restaurants following Governor Lujan Grisham’s multiple statewide economic shutdowns. According to the release, from December 2019 through December 2021, New Mexico saw 1093 restaurants go out of business according to Gross Receipts Tax reporting.

House GOP response to PED restorative justice scheme

House GOP response to PED restorative justice scheme Farmington, NM – The New Mexico Public Education Department (PED) recently announced a new initiative aimed at dealing with school suspensions and expulsions. PED plans to introduce restorative justice programming into New Mexico schools. House Republicans today raised concerns about the true intent of the PED’s plans.Continue reading “House GOP response to PED restorative justice scheme”