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Legislative Update - Monday, January 24
January 24, 2011
During the New Mexico Legislative Session today, the state Senate announced the members of the Senate Education Committee. The lone new member is from Albuquerque.
Senate Education Committee
- Sen. Cynthia Nava, Chair
- Sen. John Sapien, Vice Chair
- Sen. Stephen Fischmann
- Sen. Mary Jane Garcia
- Sen. Tim Keller
- Sen. Gay Kernan
- Sen. John Pinto
- Sen. Sander Rue
- Sen. Bernadette Sanchez (new member)
- Sen. Vernon Asbill
In other news, the House Education Committee met with the Senate Education Committee to hear an update on ERB and Retiree Health Care in a three-hour session. No action was taken.
Also, APS will present a request for extra insurance funding at 8 a.m. Wednesday. The district is requesting nearly $4 million to help offset the employer’s share of continually-increasing insurance premiums. Increases in co-pays have already been passed along to APS employees. Review the request >>