Republican Lawmakers propose transparency rules for NM state House

Republican Lawmakers propose transparency rules for NM state House

  • January 9, 2020
  • News

New Mexico state house Republicans will propose a series of rule changes aimed at making it easier for the public to track how their representatives vote during the legislative session. The proposals call for more advance notice of what bills will be considered during House floor sessions and removal of a 2019 rule change that allowed for the fast-tracking of some legislation known as the “rocket docket”. Additionally the Republican caucus is also proposing that the chamber release a public tally of how each member voted when a bill is tabled in a committee meeting. Tabling a bill in committee is a commonly used tactic to reject legislation. Read more HERE.

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