on the Crimes of
Luis Posada Carriles
|Updated 3 Mars 2007 10:45am
New Mexico Health Security Act has been
introduced in both the NM House and Senate. It is proposed legislation to bring
a single payer system to New Mexico that will cover all New Mexicans.
While this has received broad based grassroots support, as
with all legislative issues, it has opponents - primarily the insurance
companies who have strong influence in Santa Fe.
If you want...
- Universal Health Coverage in New Mexico
- With Cost Controls
- Benefits Equal to State Employees
- With No New Taxes
- Savings in the Billions of Dollars in Coming Years
then this issue requires your immediate attention.
Call your NM Senator and Representative to urge their support
in the House and Senate floor votes. In Grant County these would
- Senator Ben Altamirano - 505.986.4733
- Representative Manny Herrera - 505.986-4233
- Representative Dianne Hamilton - 505.986-4221
Also call the committee members below as these hurdles must be
The Senate version - SB 720 sponsored by Senator Carlos Cisneros - has received a DO
PASS recommendation in the Judiciary Committee and is
scheduled in the Finance Committee for 1 March 2007.
SB 721 - also sponsored by Senator Cisneros - which provides
feasibility study financing - is in the Public Affairs Committee
but has not been scheduled as of 28 February.
The House version - HB 1222 sponsored by Rep Roberto Gonzales - has been assigned to
the House Health & Government Affairs Committee
and is scheduled for Thursday 1 March 2007 at 8am.
Additional information is available at www.
| Timothy Jennings
Chaves, Eddy, Lincoln & Otero
|Co Chair No Position
Bernalillo, Santa Fe & Torrance
Projected long term cost = $1.3 trillion
Iraq Study Grp Rpt
NO SURGE! PURGE!