PLATFORM

I know there are challenges that face the communities I represent. It's vital to me that my platform  reflect the issues that we need to address. I am committed to continuing my efforts to ensure that my constituents in District 39 always have a voice in the Legislature and receive the support they need... and deserve.

I will continue to:

BOOST

COMMUNITY VITALITY

BOOST

COMMUNITY VITALITY

PROTECT OUR ENVIRONMENT

ADVOCATE FOR HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES

CHAMPION EDUCATION

PROMOTE GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY

In the 2019 Legislative Session, I worked to appropriate more than $3.4 million in capital outlay funding to assist all six counties in our District.

These capital outlay funds include:

  • Natural gas system improvements 

  • Expansion of fire station facilities in multiple counties

  • Equipment purchase for the Chilili Land Grant in Bernalillo County

  • Improvements of the acequias in multiple counties 

  • Bolstering law enforcement through the purchase of new vehicles

  • Increasing classroom technology 

  • State and community park site improvement - Cerrillos Open Space State Park & Pecos Canyon State Park

  • Supporting increased security in our court system and expanding emergency preparedness

  • Improvements to water treatment plants in multiple counties

  • Construction of a community center in Torrance County

  • Upgrading street lighting and safety equipment

  • Funding a drainage plan for Rio Communities in Valencia County.

  • The Holocaust & Intolerance Museum 

  • Navajo Code Talkers Museum & Veterans Center 

If you’d like to see a complete list of projects that have been funded throughout the District, please click on the PDF below.

I was successful in sponsoring and introducing several bills that were passed and signed into law or included in our new state budget.

These bills are:

  • H 204 - Healthy Soil Act (Small) (Stefanics)

  • H 592 - La Merced Del Mazano Land Grant (McQueen)(Stefanics)

  • S 25 - No Differential Pricing Based on Gender (Padilla) (Stefanics)

  • CS/ S 82 - Safe Harbor for Nurses Act (Kernan) (Stefanics) (Papen)

  • CS/ S 84 - Senior Center Food Gardens (Stefanics) (Armstrong G)

  • S 85 - Domestic Service in Minimum Wage Act (Stefanics) (Trujillo C.)

  • S 179 - Disabilities Students Lottery Scholarships (Stefanics)

  • CS/ S 188 - Health Insurance Prior Authorization Act (Kernan) (Stefanics)

  • S 227 - Additional Unlawful Discrimination Practices (Stefanics) (Candelaria)

  • S 309 - Insurance Ultrasound Authorizations (Stefanics) (Stansbury)

  • CS/ S 472 - Enhanced E911 Consultation (Stefanics) (Fulfer)

  • SM 78  - Patient Protection Act Review (Stefanics)

For information on all of the bills I worked on, please click on the PDF below.

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