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2022 Legislative Tracker

See a list of priority bills for the current session that the Rio Grande Chapter is for the 2022 legislative session ... Read More

Environmental Leaders Respond to LFC’s Budget Request

Environmental Leaders Respond to LFC’s Budget Request
On January 6, the New Mexico Legislative Finance Committee unveiled its budget proposal for consideration in the 2022 legislative session. The Committee proposed a $8.46 billion budget plan that fails to address the severity of the climate crisis by underfunding ... Read More

Wins and losses for climate justice, lands and wildlife

Wins and losses for climate justice, lands and wildlife
Camilla Feibelman, camilla.feibelman@sierraclub.org, (505) 715-8388 Santa Fe, NM — The unique 2021 legislative session produced significant environment, climate and justice legislation, all of it signed into law by Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham. “We saw legislators innovate and find ways to ... Read More

Environmental community praises budget increases for  NMED, EMNRD, outdoor recreation

Environmental community praises budget increases for  NMED, EMNRD, outdoor recreation
A coalition of environmental organizations praised efforts by the state legislature to increase funding levels for key agencies like the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED), the Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department (EMNRD), including the State Parks Division, and the ... Read More