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League Day at the Legislature

League Day is an opportunity for League members to familiarize themselves with our state government, attend committee meetings, and speak with our legislators.

Date: Thursday, February 1, 2018
Time: 10:15 a.m. to noon
Location: State Land Office, Morgan Hall
310 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM.

Viki Harrison, Executive Director of Common Cause New Mexico, will speak about the 2018 Ethics Commission constitutional amendment and what the League and other groups want in the enabling legislation.

Bill Jordan, Policy Director, New Mexico Voices for Children and Convenor of the N.M. Fairness Project, will propose revenue generators that can address the fairness and sufficiency of our tax system.

After lunch on your own, we will organize for the Roundhouse, visiting and lobbying our own legislators, and sitting in on House and Senate sessions and/or legislative hearings.

If you would like to stay in Santa Fe, Garrett's Desert Inn is offering us a special group rate of $60 single plus $10 for each additional person (plus tax) for double queen, king, or single based on availability. Call 505-982-1851 to reserve a room. You must reserve your room by January 18 with the code "Swing Vote" to get this discounted rate. The group rate is not available online.

Lunch with a Leader

Join us on February 20, 2018 at 11:40 a.m. in the upstairs conference room of the Mesa Public Library located at 2400 Central Avenue, Los Alamos, NM for Lunch with a Leader.

Our speaker will be Andrew Harnden with Los Alamos County's Community Development Department. He will share with us the county's housing development plans. For more info, visit our Lunch with a Leader page.