Legislative Recap


HB 24 (Overweight bill): This bill passed both houses and is sitting on the governor’s desk waiting for her signature.  Because this bill was endorsed by the governor during the session, it is a given that she will sign this.  After signature, this bill will become law on July 1st.

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Barela Points To Southern Border as N.M. Area for Near-Term Economic Growth

Jon Barela, NM Economic Development Secretary

From the Albuquerque Journal By Winthrop Quigley Wednesday, 23 March 2011 12:49 The state’s Economic Development Department secretary-designate tells Economic Forum that “lowest hanging fruit” for New Mexico job creation is along the border with Mexico New Mexico’s near-term economic growth will likely come from its southern border, Jon Barela,…

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