House Judiciary Committee passes HJM 10

Update: February 7

HJM 10 – Fix-it America Constitutional Amendment was passed in the NM House of Representatives, 41 to 28.

We encourage interested citizens to continue following HJM 10 as it heads to the Senate. Contact your NM Senators and let them know your thoughts. Follow the legislature at www.nmlegis.gov.

A Summary of House Judiciary Committee hearing held Friday, Jan. 26, 2018 on HJM 10

by John L. House

The Fix It America Amendment hearing commenced with Vice Chair Javier Martinez, presiding, and Representatives, Eliseo Lee Alcon, Zachary J. Cook, Jim Dines, Daymon Ely, Georgene Louis, Mathew McQueen, Greg Nibert, and Bill Rehm in attendance. Chair Gail Chasey, Speaker Brian Egolf and Representative Cathrynn N. Brown joined later in the proceeding.

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American Promise 28th Amendment Pledge Drive Underway

The 28th Amendment Committee of New Mexicans for Money Out of Politics (NMMOP) is now engaged in a pledge drive, promoting the American Promise (AP) 28th Amendment Candidate and Elected Official Pledge.

The Pledge is a way for candidates and elected officials at all levels to support – and pledge to use their office to advance – a 28th Amendment to the US Constitution: limiting the undue influence of money in politics; protecting equal representation for all Americans; and preserving constitutional rights and liberties for people, not legal entities such as corporations and special interests.

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