Friday
Mar152019

Stewart Bill to Create Effective Program to Assess & Support Public Schools is Headed to Governor 

Sen. Mimi Stewart’s bill to scrap the existing, ineffective A-through-F school grading system and replace it with a comprehensive, transparent school assessment tool that will move schools—and students—forward received concurrence from the Senate Friday evening after the House of Representatives earlier in the day passed the bill by a vote of 48-16. SB 229 is now headed to the governor.

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Thursday
Mar142019

Stewart Bill to Provide Early Screening, Intervention for Students with Dyslexia Headed to Governor’s Desk

Sen. Mimi Stewart’s bill to screen first-graders in New Mexico public schools for dyslexia received concurrence from the Senate on Thursday after passing the House of Representatives on Wednesday. SB 398 now goes to the governor.

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Wednesday
Mar132019

Stewart Bill to Create Plan for Wildlife Corridors to Protect Animals, People is Headed to Governor

Sen. Mimi Stewart’s bill to create a plan for wildlife corridors to protect animals and people on New Mexico roads received concurrence from the Senate on Wednesday after passing the New Mexico House of Representatives late Tuesday. SB 228 now heads to the governor’s desk.

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Wednesday
Mar132019

Bill to Include New Mexico in National Popular Vote Headed to Governor’s Desk

The New Mexico Senate late Tuesday passed legislation sponsored by Sen. Mimi Stewart and Rep. Gail Chasey to have New Mexico join the National Popular Vote Compact. By signing on to this compact, New Mexico agrees that, once states accounting for the majority of the Electoral College votes have joined the compact, New Mexico’s electors will cast their votes for the presidential candidate who wins the popular vote nationally.

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Monday
Mar112019

Stewart Bill to Re-instate Solar Tax Credit Passes Senate

Sen. Mimi Stewart’s legislation to re-instate the solar tax credit in New Mexico passed the Senate on Friday by a vote of 29-12.

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