Democrats Turned New Mexico into the Most Dangerous State in the Nation

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New Mexico’s Democratic leadership has hit another milestone for the worst

New Mexico is officially the #1 most dangerous state in America, according to a ranking by U.S. News & World Report

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Democratic lawmaker defends campaign spending

https://nmindepth.com/2024/democratic-lawmaker-defends-campaign-spending/?mc_cid=b163b0ccd9&mc_eid=308e9d4862 

Justin Horwath By  | 1 min ago

Democrat State Rep. Ambrose Castellano in interviews justified expensing a trip to Hawaii, new vehicle tires and restaurant tabs of more than $1,000 to his campaign as not only allowable but necessary to perform his legislative and political duties.  

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House Democratic Leaders Respond to Special Session Announcement

Santa Fe, NM - Today, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham announced that she will call the legislature into special session this summer beginning on July 18th to address issues related to public safety and behavioral healthcare. The special session is expected to last several days.

New Mexico House Speaker Javier Martínez (D-Albuquerque), Majority Floor Leader Gail Chasey (D-Albuquerque), Majority Whip Reena Szczepanski (D-Santa Fe), and Majority Caucus Chair Ray Lara (D-Chamberino) issued the following statement:

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RPNM Responds to Gov. MLG’s Call for a Special Session

APRIL 17—Today, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham announced in a press release that she will call the New Mexico Legislature into a special session set to begin on Thursday, July 18th, to address what she says are "additional public safety protections."

The Republican Party of New Mexico Chairman and former Congressman Steve Pearce gives the following statement in response:

"When New Mexicans hear that Gov. Lujan Grisham is calling a special session to address public safety, a chill runs down their spines because her past actions prove that she is not interested in taking measures against criminals, but rather against law-abiding citizens.

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RPNM Slams Lujan Grisham's Environmental Board for Doubling Down on EV Mandate

April 9—On Friday, the unelected New Mexico Environmental Improvement Board (EIB) voted 4-1 to reject a request to pause the enforcement of their electric vehicle mandate. Their decision was made despite ongoing legal challenges from New Mexico auto dealers who argue that the regulations will have negative impacts on the auto industry.

These mandates adopted by the board last year require that 43% of new cars and light-duty trucks delivered to New Mexico must be electric vehicles within two years, with this percentage increasing to 82% by 2032. Additionally, 15% to 20% of new, heavier-duty commercial trucks delivered to the state must be electric by 2026, and 40% to 70% must be zero emissions by 2034.

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RPNM Comments on President Biden's State of the Union Address

MARCH 7—Tonight, President Joe Biden delivered his final State of the Union address before the 2024 election. The President made an appeal to the nation that is facing many historic crises and challenges which have worsened under his administration.

Republican Party of New Mexico Chairman and former Congressman Steve Pearce gave the following remarks following the President's speech:

"The President's address was riddled with inaccuracies, deflection of responsibility, and hollow promises. When New Mexicans see the increase in their cost of living, the alarming crime rates, and the ongoing border crisis, it's clear the state of the union is in decline.

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House Democrats Delay Bill to Provide Emergency Funding to Rural Hospitals

House Democrats Delay Bill to Provide Emergency Funding to Rural Hospitals 

SANTA FE—Today, Democrats on the House Health and Human Services Committee delayed the advancement of Senate Bill 161, a bill that would provide essential funding for rural hospitals facing closure.

The bill sponsor, Senator Pat Woods (R-Broadview), issued the following statement:

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Statement Following Advancement of “Clean Fuels” Bill

Senator David Gallegos, Senator Steven McCutcheon Issue Statement Following Advancement of “Clean Fuels” Bill

SANTA FE—This morning, the Senate Conservation Committee advanced House Bill 41 on a party-line vote of 6-3. All Senate Republicans voted against the measure. The bill gives expanded authority to the unelected Environmental Improvement Board (EIB) to impose a carbon pricing system to reduce carbon emissions from transportation fuels such as gasoline and diesel. 

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