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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.

Statement from the House Speaker Brian Egolf

"This evening the House took a major step toward a budget that reflects the values of New Mexico and protects our hardworking families. We call on the Governor to join us and our partners in the Senat-- Continue reading

House Republicans: NM’s Working Families Shouldn’t Pay the Price for Santa Fe's Irresponsible Spending

Santa Fe, NM – Today, members of the House Republican Caucus rebuked Democrat efforts to raise taxes on New Mexico's working families as they presented their plan to balance the state's budget without h-- Continue reading

No Border Wall Bill Passes House Committee

Santa Fe, N.M. – House Bill 292, which would bar the federal government from using state lands to build a wall on New Mexico's border with Mexico, passed the House Government, Indian and Veterans Affair-- Continue reading

House Passes Legislation to Raise Awareness on Link Between Animal Abuse and Intra-family Violence

Santa Fe, NM – This evening, the House of Representatives unanimously approved House Joint Memorial 6 sponsored by Rep. Jim Dines (R-Bernalillo). The memorial requests that the Children, Youth and Famil-- Continue reading

Bipartisan Compromise to Fund NM Courts Goes to the Governor

Santa Fe, NM – This evening, the House of Representatives concurred with a Senate-amended proposal to provide emergency funding to New Mexico's judiciary branch.

House Bill 261, as amended by the Sena-- Continue reading

Dem Bills to Attract, Retain Good Teachers Pass House

Santa Fe, NM - Tuesday, two bills that aim to ensure New Mexico attracts and retains good teachers by improving teacher evaluations and recognizing teacher skill and competency passed the House. Repre-- Continue reading

House Dems Memorial Passes House Putting Idle Funds to Use in Infrastructure

Santa Fe, N.M. – Tonight, the House passed House Joint Memorial 4, to establish an Infrastructure Funding Interim Committee (IFIC), in a 35-33 vote. HJM 4, sponsored by Representative Daymon Ely (D-Corr-- Continue reading

Update: Representative Rodolpho "Rudy" Martinez Moving Bills Forward, Works on Balancing Budget

SANTA FE –With the 60-day legislative session nearly half way over, Rep. Rodolpho "Rudy" Martinez has sponsored two House Bills that have achieved favorable committee reports: HB 249 (College Special E-- Continue reading

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