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Recent political news

Session ends with Republicans stalling to save New Mexico from electric cars

Session ends with Republicans stalling to save New Mexico from electric cars
The legislative session has ended, and we’ll provide you a full wrapup soon. But here’s a quick summary: Highlights: Tax credits for rooftop solar passed the House yesterday and is now on Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s desk. Another bill also spearheaded ... Read More

Legislative Fact Sheets

Legislative Fact Sheets
The 2020 New Mexico Legislature ends on February 20. Although primarily a short, budget-focussed session, we have hopes of enacting significant environmental protection and mitigation laws. These one pagers go into greater detail on some of our top priority bills ... Read More

We’re in the news: Supreme Court sides with governor in Energy Transition Act case

We're in the news: Supreme Court sides with governor in Energy Transition Act case
On January 29, the New Mexico Supreme Court sided with Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, lawmakers and the state’s largest electric utility in a bench ruling that allows the company to apply a new energy law to recover investments it made ... Read More

Director’s update: good news and concerns

Director's update: good news and concerns
Good news on Albuquerque Energy Conservation Codes for buildings, an update on the PRC hearings on replacement energy for coal at San Juan, and a concern regarding an ALEC-driven attempt to raise fees for Electric Vehicle owners ... Read More