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The 2017 New Mexico Legislature goes into this year's 60-day session at noon on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at the Roundhouse in Santa Fe, NM

The session will end at noon on Saturday, March 18, 2017.

2017 Legislative Session Presents Progress & Challenges for Environmental Policy

Santa Fe, N.M. - Conservation Voters New Mexico (CVNM), a statewide nonpartisan nonprofit that works to connect New Mexicans to their political power for a healthy Land of Enchantment, advocated for o-- Continue reading

House Sends Electronic Communication Privacy Act to Governor

Santa Fe, NM – This week, the House of Representatives unanimously approved Senate Bill 61, a bill to enhance privacy protections for the personal electronic information of New Mexicans. The bill is spo-- Continue reading

Democratic Priorities Are The Priorities of Hardworking New Mexicans: Jobs, Education, Health Care & Economic Development

Santa Fe, NM – The First Session of the 53rd Legislature came to a close today. House Democrats passed legislation to grow the economy, promote job creation, and rebuild the middle class.

House Democr-- Continue reading

Workers’ Comp Fix Heads to Gov. Martinez

Santa Fe, NM – Last night, by a vote of 42 to 24, the House of Representatives approved the conference committee report for Senate Bill 155, legislation to clarify ambiguities in New Mexico's workers' c-- Continue reading

Isolated Confinement Act Awaits Governor's Signature

Santa Fe, NM – Today, the House concurred with the Senate on House Bill 175, the Isolated Confinement Act. HB175, the Isolated Confinement Act restricts the use of isolated confinement in New Mexico for-- Continue reading

Local Elections Act Goes to Gov. Martinez

Santa Fe, NM – Tonight the House of Representatives concurred with the Senate-authored changes to House Bill 174, a bill to consolidate all local elections to the same day. The bill is sponsored by Reps-- Continue reading

House Democrats Put Pork Ahead of NM Priorities

Santa Fe, NM – Tonight, the House Democrats voted to protect their pet pork projects ahead of New Mexico's priorities when they approved Senate Bill 462, legislation to allocate state capital outlay fun-- Continue reading

Ethics Commission Passes Legislature

Santa Fe, NM – This evening, both the House of Representatives and the Senate unanimously approved House Joint Resolution 8, a proposal to amend the state's constitution to establish an independent ethi-- Continue reading

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