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The official Twitter feed of the New Mexico House Republican Caucus. #nmleg #nmpol
5 Mar
ICYMI: @GovMLG's spending spree with your tax dollars is even worse than we thought! The NM Auditor has opened an investigation into the misuse of public dollars. #nmpol #nmleg
Last night @LeaderTownsend called on #nmleg to reopen schools and let #ThePeople live, just as @GovMLG has been living while spending thousands from discretionary fund while YOU were told to isolate. #NMPOL
House GOP Leadership today called on @GovMLG to do the right thing and release her mansion visitor logs from March 15, 2020 to present. NM families were told to skip Easter, Thanksgiving & Christmas, and a public official should be held accountable to her own freedom restrictions
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4 Mar
HAPPENING NOW: HB 291, NM Tax Changes, is up for debate. We just heard from @JasonHarperNM, questioning the sponsor. He outlined several issues and pointed out that these proposed changes will burden NM small businesses already struggling. #nmpol #nmleg sg001-harmony.sliq.net/00293/Harmony/…
HB 291, NM Tax Changes, sponsor now talking about economic fallout one year ago with COVID. Democrats spent down reserves and the $2 billion surpluses before the crisis. House GOP called for responsible spending and shoring up reserves for two years before crisis. #nmpol #nmleg
Rep. Small lamenting the special session in June 2020, when lawmakers were forced to return to balance Democrats overspent budget for NM government. #nmpol #nmleg
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14 Nov 20
1/3 Full statement from @LeaderTownsend re: @GovMLG press conference: "I cannot commit to any session that excludes the public. That is why I believe we should postpone the 2021 session, until public participation is guaranteed and satisfactory." #nmpol #nmleg
2/3 "I learned of a possible special session at the same time everyone else did, during the Governor's press conference this afternoon. Right now the House Republicans are focused on the needs of our communities because the Governor has shut down our economy again." #nmpol #nmleg
3/3 "Until we are brought to the table for real and tangible economic relief, we will continue to work with our communities on dealing with the virus that the Lujan Grisham administration cannot seem to get a handle on." #nmpol #nmleg
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12 Aug 20
Today at noon, the Legislative Council will meet to discuss the findings of and determine next steps regarding the bipartisan investigation into @GovMLG's illegal emergency spending. Meeting will be live-streamed at sg001-harmony.sliq.net/00293/harmony
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ICYMI here is @LeaderTownsend's statement: “The Governor and her administration might think that a bipartisan investigation to protect taxpayers is a minor detail, but I can assure them that they work for the people and not the other way around" #nmpol #nmleg
More from @LeaderTownsend "I surely hope Speaker Egolf and Senate Pro Tempore Papen take as much offense as we do in regards to this administration’s self-serving behavior and complete disregard for New Mexico’s constitution." #nmpol #nmleg
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