LWVLA and AAUW Host Annual Legislative Preview

Annual legislative preview in Fuller Lodge Wednesday. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

LWVLA News:

Some 50 people turned out for the League of Women Voters of Los Alamos and the American Association of University Women’s annual legislative preview in Fuller Lodge Wednesday, Jan. 9.

Los Alamos legislators including Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard and Senators Carlos Cisneros and Richard Martinez shared their views on the upcoming session.

Also, Dick Mason of Health Action New Mexico and Marcela Diaz of Somos Un Pueblo Unido addressed issues of health care and immigrant concerns.

The 2013 session begins Jan. 15 and continues for 60 days, during which legislators will address a full range of policy questions including redistricting reform, education, qualifications for PRC commissioners, mandatory photo IDs for voting, driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants, implementation of the health insurance exchange and Medicaid expansion.

 

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