Rep. Maestas and Sen. Mary Kay Papen introduced legislation aimed at reforming the use of solitary confinement in New Mexico detention facilities. We want to drastically reduce the use of solitary confinement in New Mexico jails and prisons.
The New Mexico legislature is just one of the ways that we advance civil liberties in our state, and we spend a significant amount of time engaging in the legislative process each year.
We aim to support bills that strengthen our rights guaranteed under the Constitution and defeat bills that threaten them. See below for the legislation we're supporting this year.