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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Senate Republicans Propose Tax Relief Bills

Senate Republicans Propose Tax Relief Bills for Teachers, Farmers, Veterans, and Adoptive Parents

SANTA FE—This Legislative Session, Senate Republicans have proposed a suite of proposals to offer tax breaks for teachers, farmers, military veterans, and adoptive parents. The bills received affirmative support from the Senate Tax, Business, and Transportation Committee this week and will now be considered for inclusion in an omnibus tax package. All four proposals were included in the tax package last year, but were vetoed by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham.

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Let your representatives know where you stand by speaking up during committee hearings, either in person or via Zoom. Your voice holds a ton of weight.

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RPNM Legislative Updates - Democrats Kill ‘Revolving Door’ Bill & More

Senator Craig Brandt Issues Statement After Democrats Kill ‘Revolving Door’ Bill 

Via: NM Senate Republicans

January 29, 2024
SANTA FE—Today, Senate Republican Whip, Senator Craig Brandt (R- Rio Rancho) presented Senate Bill 122 before the Senate Health and Public Affairs Committee. Despite support from top law enforcement officials and prosecutors, Democrats on the committee tabled the bill on a 5-4 vote. The bill would have changed the law to allow for the holding of violent offenders pending trial to ensure they do not commit further crimes. 

Following the tabling of the bill, Senator Brandt issued the following statement:

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Senate Bill 5 bans the lawful carry firearms near polling places

Senator Greg Baca Issues Statement Following Passage of Gun Legislation Targeting Law-Abiding Citizens

SANTA FE—On a 26-16 vote, the New Mexico Senate today passed Senate Bill 5 to ban the lawful carry of firearms in and around polling locations. An amendment carried by Senate Republicans to provide an exception for concealed carry permit holders was rejected.

Senate Republican Leader, Senator Greg Baca (R-Belen), issued the following statement regarding the bill’s passage:

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