Thank You, District 44 for Electing

Kathleen M Cates
Your New Representative for the
New Mexico State House

This victory is due to your hard work and support. Your vote counted!

Now the real work begins:
Let’s roll up our sleeves

Bills in current legislature

Ethics Bill Kathleen Sponsored Passes House

House Bill 5, of which Kathleen was the lead sponsor, passed the House with a unanimous vote of 61-0! Read more here.

Watch Kathleen in Action!

Visit this recording of House business. Move your cursor to 1:06:37 PM for the context of the amendment under discussion. Or move your cursor directly to 1:21:11 PM to see Kathleen demolish the Republican opponent’s arguments.

Kathleen speaks on needed changes to foster child care:

KOAT News story

Kathleen sponsors House Bill 5.

HB 5 aims to prevent government officials or legislators from coercing individuals into sexual acts in a quid pro quo arrangement. Read more. . .

Read more about a bill Kathleen is supporting:

Bill calls for expanded coverage for prosthetics patients in NM

Kathleen in the Albuquerque Journal

How will women legislators modernize New Mexico’s citizen legislature? Read about it in the Journal.

Kathleen Interviewed by Rio Rancho Radio

Listen to Kathleen’s 15 January interview on Rio Rancho Radio

Representative Cates and Senator McKenna at Corrales Town Hall

Representative Kathleen Cates and Senator Brenda McKenna listen to constituent concerns at Corrales Town Hall, 8 January 2023. Story appears in the Corrales Comment.

Kathleen and dog in bosque

Kathleen M. Cates

Representative NM House District 44

Successful Businesswoman

Proven Leader

Experienced Executive

More than 25 years experience as a businesswoman and a small business owner, and over 16 years experience as an executive in non-profit organizations. Read more. . .

Kathleen will fight to

  • Invest in NM’s Infrastructure to Protect our Water and Grow Our Economy
  • Support affordable housing, especially for our veterans and first time buyers
  • Ensure the Human Rights of All New Mexicans . . . Read more. . .

Keep up with Kathleen: Follow her blog on FaceBook.

What do NM State Representatives do?

The New Mexico Legislature comprises the New Mexico House of Representatives and the New Mexico Senate. Legislators have three main duties:

  • Represent their districts and respond to the concerns and needs of citizens of their districts.
  • Make laws by researching, writing, and passing legislation.
  • Provide oversight of the executive branch.

Where is NM Representative District 44?

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NM State Reresentative District 44 encompasses Corrales, part of Rio Rancho, and part of Albuquerque

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