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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.

Rep. David Adkins' Bill to Mandate Background Checks for Public Education Employees Passes First Hurdle

Santa Fe, NM – This afternoon the House Labor and Economic Development Committee unanimously approved House Bill 190, a bill sponsored by Rep. David Adkins (R-Bernalillo) to require all public education-- Continue reading

In Address To NM Legislature, Heinrich Says Bold Action Needed To Grow Economy, Denounces Trump Muslim Ban

SANTA FE, N.M. (Jan. 30, 2017) – Today, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) addressed a joint session of the New Mexico Legislature.

Heinrich began his remarks by denouncing President Trump's execut-- Continue reading

Feb. 23 is Military & Veterans Day at the Legislature

(SANTA FE, NM)—Military Veterans and active-duty personnel will be honored on February 23 at the State Capitol in Santa Fe on Military and Veterans Day at the 2017 Legislature.

There will be informati-- Continue reading

Feb. 1 is Grant County Day at the legislative session

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New Mexico Democrats Invite Mexican President to Address Legislature

A Letter to President Enrique Peña Nieto Highlights the Economic and Cultural Benefits of US-Mexico Relationship

Santa Fe, N.M. - Today, New Mexico Democratic Representatives Bill McCamley (D-Las Cruc-- Continue reading

House Republicans Call on Senate to Pass Real Feed Bill

Santa Fe, NM – House Republicans called on the Senate to pass the Feed Bill unanimously passed by the House of Representatives over a week ago.

House Bill 1, the bill that funds legislative operations-- Continue reading

House Democrat Bills Aim to Improve Rural Healthcare

Proposals to Increase Healthcare Workforce and Expand Tax Credits for Rural Practitioners Will Be Heard Monday

Santa Fe, NM – Two Democratic bills aimed at expanding and bolstering the rural healthcare -- Continue reading

Statement by House Republican Whip Rod Montoya on Gov. Martinez’s Veto of SB 176

Santa Fe, NM – House Republican Whip Rod Montoya (R-San Juan) released the following statement after Gov. Susana Martinez announced her veto of Senate Bill 176 earlier this evening:

“The House and Senat-- Continue reading

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