New Mexico House Democrats

Romero Bill to Limit Unnecessary Testing Clears Committee

The Limit Standardized Testing Act Passes Committee with

Unanimous BIPARTISAN Support

House Bill 97 Passes House Education Committee with full BIPARTISAN Support

SANTA FE –House Bill 97, The Limit Standardized Testing Act, sponsored by Representative Andres Romero (D-Albuquerque), passes its first committee with overwhelming bipartisan support with a 9-0 vote.  The Limit Standardized Testing Act will eliminate higher education or career readiness standardized tests for students in grades nine and ten. 

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Representative George Dodge Jr. Introduces Renewable Energy Tax Credit Bill

Bill Incentivizes Renewable Energy Production, Creating Jobs Throughout the State

SANTA FE – Representative George Dodge Jr. (D-Santa Rosa) introduced House Bill 175, Renewable Energy Tax Credit incentivizing the building and production of renewable energy generators. The bill specifically expands access to tax credits for citizens who own or operate a geothermal energy generator, permitting citizens who own and operate a power generator to receive a credit for every megawatt hour of energy produced from a renewable source of such as: solar, wind, geothermal or biomass.

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House Democrats Request Message for Ethics Legislation

House Democrats Request Message for Legislation

Focused on Transparency & Ethics in Government

Rebuilding trust and honesty in our government

 

SANTA FE – Today, House Democratic Leader Brian Egolf sent a letter of request to Governor Martinez to issue messages for a slate of ethics and transparency bills for public officials.

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Egolf Comments on Governor's Incident at Eldorado Hotel

 

 

Governor Martinez Has Gone Too Far

New audio of Gov. Martinez confirms she did not tell the truth

 

SANTA FE – New audio of Governor Susana Martinez at the Eldorado Hotel last weekend was released today. House Democratic Leader, Rep. Brian Egolf (D- Santa Fe) released the following statement. 

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Democrats Unveil Ethics and Transparency Package

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House Democrats Introduce Legislation

Focused on Transparency & Ethics in Government

Rebuilding trust and honesty in our government

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Governor Martinez and House Republicans failed to compromise; REAL ID extension denied

SANTA FE – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has denied a REAL ID extension to the state of New Mexico, after Governor Susana Martinez and House Republicans refused to compromise on a bipartisan REAL ID compliance bill during the 2015 legislative session.

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House Democrats Initiate Process to Impeach Secretary of State

House Democrats Initiate Process to Begin Consideration of Articles of Impeachment

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Education Solutions for New Mexico

 

Innovative Program Improves Education and Communities

Abq Representative’s Pilot Program Creates Mentorship Program for Lottery Scholarship Students

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Rio Rancho- NM State Representative Patricio Ruiloba (D 12- Bernalillo Co.) presented an update on his innovative Lottery Student Community Outreach Pilot Project at today’s Legislative Education Study Committee.  The program encourages Lottery Scholarship recipients to volunteer to mentor K-12 public school students and participate in community service projects.

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NM Representatives Applaud Supreme Court Decision on Marriage

Ruling Affirms Local Action in New Mexico

SANTA FE- Today, as millions celebrate the Supreme Court decision that grants same-sex couples the right to marriage, New Mexico Representatives reflected on the progress that has been made in our state and nationwide.  

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Happy Earth Day!

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House Democrat Environmental Bills Signed into Law

As we celebrate Earth Day this year, we can be proud of the ongoing work that our Democratic Representatives do to protect one of New Mexico's most important resources, our natural capital.  Protecting the environment is an important goal in itself, but smart policy to do this can also create jobs and improve the quality of life for New Mexicans.

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