The Governor and her political appointees do not care how this proposed rule will place an undue financial burden on rural communities across the state. They would rather force California–style “climate change” mandates and fees on New Mexico residents who live too far from highways and limited infrastructure to benefit from the rampant eco-subsidies that will almost solely benefit the eco-elite in Santa Fe and Albuquerque.
MAGDALENA, NM: Today it was announced that applications are ready for the $80 million Rural Healthcare Delivery Fund created under SB 7, co-sponsored by House Republican Caucus Chair Gail Armstrong (Magdalena). The Rural Healthcare Delivery Fund legislation was passed by the House and Senate during the 2023 Legislative Session in response to critical underfunding of healthcare in ruralContinue reading “Rep. Gail Armstrong champions $80 million to rural healthcare”
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”
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”
Today the Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC) announced a list of target states for the November election. New Mexico is listed as a state with an opportunity for ‘Meaningful Gains in Liberal Strongholds.’
NM House Republicans oppose Gov’s CRT curriculum and encourage local school boards to adopt their own standards Santa Fe – House Republican Leadership issued a letter to the NM Public Education Department (PED) in opposition to the final rule on the new K-12 social studies curriculum standards. The new standards implement fundamentally flawed concepts ofContinue reading “NM House GOP opposes MLG’s CRT agenda”
House Republican Leader Jim Townsend (Artesia) today rolled out Republican backed transformative education policies designed to reverse historical deficiencies in New Mexico educational policy and funding. HJR 11, the Expanding Options for Educational Choice constitutional amendment, will empower students and families to have more options in educational choice. A second measure that will be filed today, is a House Bill that will allow voters to decide on breaking apart the state’s Public Education Department (PED) and create an elected Board of Education that would empower local control versus Santa Fe centered education policies. Additionally, Leader Townsend will file a House Memorial to direct the Legislative Education Study Committee to create a taskforce that would report back to the Legislature on potential rule changes necessary to enhance local school board control.
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.
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.