2020 Legislature & Press Releases

Weekly NM Roundup: Another Legislative Session Hurts New Mexicans

THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW LEGISLATIVE SESSION ONE OF MISSED OPPORTUNITIES AND RUNAWAY SPENDING The recent 30-day Legislative Session has been a tax and spend smorgasbord and an arrogant display of behavior by progressive Democrats. Republican leadership has described...

Thursday, January 23, 2020

1. REPUBLICAN LAWMAKER CRACKS DOWN ON "CATCH AND RELEASE" CRIMINAL PROBLEM Rep. Gregg Schmedes (R)-Tijeras is taking the bulls by the horns when it comes to our judicial system releasing dangerous criminals. Today Schmedes introduced House Bill 203 which will address...

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

1. HOUSE PASSAGE OF PENSION BILL PUTS NEW MEXICO ON PATH TOWARD SOLVENCY New Mexico could soon be on the road to pension solvency. The House has passed SB 72, the pension reform bill by a vote of 40 to 28. The legislation is designed to fix the state's more than $6...

Monday, February 17, 2020

1. REPUBLICANS FIGHT MASSIVE HEALTH TAX INCREASE PROPOSAL Progressive Democrats can't get enough of those tax increases. This weekend  House Democrats passed HB 278, the Health Insurance Tax & New Fund bill. This legislation will create a 300% tax increase on New...