Kathleen’s work does not stop when the Legislature ends. Listen to this Rio Rancho Radio interview with Kathleen about the work she is doing–from ensuring our farmers have water, to advocating for disability access at our universities, to making sure that the people who need it can buy affordable housing. Recorded 6 July 2023.
The New Mexico Library Association (NMLA) honored Kathleen with their Legislator of the Year Award (made by Acoma artist Sherry L Aragon) for her work as a citizen and legislator supporting New Mexico’s public libraries.
“A push to prohibit landlords across the state from turning away tenants whose rent is partially paid by government subsidies narrowly failed in a legislative committee meeting Monday afternoon.” Kathleen will reintroduce the bill next year. Read the story in Source NM.
House Unanimously Passes Ethics Bill to Prevent Abuses of Power Would update Governmental Conduct Act to make sexual quid pro quo an ethics violation Santa Fe, N.M. – House Bill 5 passed the House tonight with a unanimous vote of 61-0. This bill updates the Governmental Conduct Act to make the exchange of sexual acts for…
Kathleen helping at back-to-school event at Civic Plaza in Downtown Albuquerque: ABQ Journal story here. Photo Albuquerque Journal Photo KC 2023
Kathleen joined other officials and Elevate the Spectrum of New Mexico to bring attention to the need for more understanding when it comes to interactions with people on the autism spectrum. They presented “Hero Bags” to first responders across the state. The contents of the bags are intended to help first responders interact with people…
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.