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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.

Gov. Martinez Signs Bill to Create State Broadband Network

Santa Fe, NM – Wednesday afternoon, Gov. Susana Martinez signed House Bill 113 into law. House Bill 113, sponsored by Rep. Jim Smith (R-Bernalillo, Sandoval and Santa Fe) and Sen. Daniel Ivey-Soto (D-Be-- Continue reading

Bill Protecting NM Kids from Conversion Therapy Passes Committee

Santa Fe, N.M. – Today, the House Health and Human Services Committee passed Senate Bill 121, a bill that would ban so-called conversion therapy for individuals under 18 years of age. Proponents of the -- Continue reading

House Passes Two Bills to Combat DWI in NM

Santa Fe, NM – Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed two bills sponsored by Rep. Sarah Maestas Barnes (R-Bernalillo) to help protect New Mexicans from people who are driving under the influence-- Continue reading

House Passes Rep. Baldonado's Bill to Allow Early High School Graduation

Santa Fe, NM – This evening, the House of Representatives passed legislation to allow New Mexico students the opportunity to graduate early from high school. House Bill 498 is sponsored by Rep. Alonzo B-- Continue reading

House Passes Bill to Advance Bioscience Research in NM

Santa Fe, NM – Tonight the House of Representatives passed House Bill 460, legislation to establish a Bioscience Authority in New Mexico. The bill sponsored, by Rep. Larry Larrañaga (R-Bernalillo), passe-- Continue reading

Rep. Lente's First Bill to Pass House Floor Would Help Native American Students Succeed

Santa Fe, N.M. - Tonight, Representative Derrick Lente's (D-Sandia Pueblo) bill that would help Native American students succeed unanimously passed the New Mexico House. HB 484 would require a needs a-- Continue reading

Bill Promoting Computer Science in New Mexico Schools Moves to the Governor's Desk

Santa Fe, N.M. - Last night, the New Mexico House unanimously passed a bill that allows computer science courses to fulfill science requirements for high school graduation in New Mexico. SB 134, spons-- Continue reading

Bill to Expand Baby Brianna's Law Passes House

Santa Fe, NM — Tonight, by a vote of 55 to 8, the House of Representatives approved House Bill 45, a bill sponsored by Rep. Sarah Maestas Barnes (R-Bernalillo) which would apply Baby Brianna's Law to a-- Continue reading

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