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2-5 Legislative tidbits

The Santa Fe New Mexican Days remaining in session: 13 Drop-out rate A memorial (HM 46) by Rep. Jeff Steinborn, D-Las Cruces, would require the Public Education Department to examine whether there’s a correlation between 4th and 8th grade reading and math proficiencies and high school drop-out rates. “For many years there has been a […]

Rep. Lujan’s Statement on the State of the Union

Washington, DC – Rep. Ben Ray Luj

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Bill would reinvest state money in state banks

By Kate Nash: The Santa Fe New Mexican State Rep. Brian Egolf is taking the `keep it local’ mantra to the extreme. Under a bill he’s carrying this session, the state would pull the roughly $1.4 billion it has in a Bank of America account and invest it in New Mexico banks. Egolf, D-Santa Fe, […]

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Washington, DC – Rep. Ben Ray Luj

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Washington, DC – Rep. Ben Ray Luj

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Candidate’s business accused of discrimination

By Chris Schmaedeke: Freedom New Mexico The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a lawsuit against Clayton Ranch Market in Clayton.Clayton Ranch Market is owned by former District 67 State Rep. Brian Moore, who has entered the race for the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor of New Mexico. The lawsuit claims the store did […]

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Rep. Lujan holding town hall meeting by telephone

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Press release: Former state rep wants lieutenant governor post

Clayton businessman Brian Moore announced today he’s entered the race for the Republican nomination for Lieutenant Governor.

Lujan holding office hours locally

CNJ Staff Rep. Ben Ray Lujan, D-N.M., is holding a “Congress on Your Corners” event 1p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Clovis-Carver Public Library. Lujan, who represents New Mexico’s 3rd Congressional District, will meet with constituents for five minutes each on a first come, first served basis. To request a time slot or for […]

State rep. launches health reform Website

CNJ Staff Rep. Ben Ray Lujan, D-N.M., has launched a health insurance reform Web page. The Web page includes information about his position on health care reform, links so that constituents can read the full bill, and a new contact form that allows constituents to outline their opinions on health care and send them to […]

Bingaman rep holding office hours

A representative from the Roswell office of U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., will hold office hours from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday at the Clovis-Carver Public Library. “The office hours in Clovis will give area residents a chance to meet with a representative from my office to discuss problems they may face, whether it […]

Rep. Paul’s call for federal audit on right track

Freedom New Mexico Texas Republican Rep. Ron Paul has used his newfound prominence (coupled with deep concern over the ongoing financial crisis) to push for a measure that has long been close to his heart. Paul, whose spirited campaign for the Republican presidential nomination last year elicited a great deal of enthusiasm and intensity but […]

Rep. Crook: Hosting state meeting helped put face on community

CNJ staff This week’s Legislative Finance Committee meeting in Clovis was informative and educational but more than anything, it put a face to the community, according to state Rep. Anna Crook, R-Clovis. “When the other legislators have the opportunity to be in your community and see exactly what we are and what we’re about, it […]

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Washington, DC – Today, the Credit Cardholders’ Bill of Rights passed the House of Representatives. Rep. Ben Ray Luj