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Legislative Affairs

The 2018 regular session of the New Mexico Legislature runs January 16 through February 15.

Contact Information

Physical Address:
6400 Uptown Blvd. NE Suite 100 East Albuquerque 87110 Map

Phone: (505) 880-3737

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The APS Legislative Affairs Team is responsible for advocating on behalf of Albuquerque Public Schools with the United States Federal Government, the Governor of the State of New Mexico, the New Mexico State Legislature, Bernalillo County, the City of Albuquerque and countless other community and professional organizations.  

We welcome feedback regarding issues impacting our students, staff families and greater community. Let us know your thoughts using our feedback form.

New Mexico Legislative Session

APS will have representatives in Santa Fe during the 30-day 2018 New Mexico Legislature to advocate on behalf of our students and employees.

Although the district supports the right of employees to voice their political views, employees should not use the APS email system to express political opinions, nor should political emails be sent during the work day.

An APS employee who wants to attend a Legislative hearing or session of the Legislature and has not been requested to do so by the district must take annual or personal leave.

If you as an APS employee are contacted by a legislator during the session for information about proposed legislation, contact Carrie Brunder, director of government affairs and policy, at carrie.brunder@aps.edu. She will help make sure that information is gathered and is consistent with the district’s position on any proposed legislation.

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