Local Leagues in New Mexico
(Download this sheet as a Word file: 2020Priorities.doc).
Action Committee will make final recommendation to the Board on 12/18
This is a 30-day session: It goes from January 21 to February 20. They can only consider legislation that is directly related to the budget. In addition, they can consider issues that are included in a message by Governor to the Legislature.
Tax Reform & Funding
Making our tax system fairer and generating revenue.
We don’t foresee any major movement for major funding or tax reform bills. So hare are some to consider:
- HB83 – Appropriation to start a Early Childhood Permanent Fund
- HJR1 - Increasing the Distribution for the Permanent Fund for Early Childhood Education
- SB87 – Increase the Working Families Tax Credit
- SB29 – Solar DevelopmentTax Credit
- HB99 – Renewable Energy Investment Policy Funding
Redistricting: Reform New Mexico’s redistricting process
- HM8 – Create a Redistricting Task Force:
The Fair Districts for New Mexico project, being led by the League, will support House memorial that requests that the Legislative Council create a Redistricting Task Force that would include legislators, representatives from the Governor’s office, the Secretary of State and public members. They would start to meet in the Spring of 2020 and would advise the legislature on the redistricting process following the 2020 census.
Key Dates for the League;
February 5 – LWVNM evening reception at the Rio Chama
February 6 – celebration of the LWV and Women’s Suffrage Centennial
There will be legislative memorials recognizing these milestones and an event in the Rotunda from 12:30 to 2:30 pm