State and local governments use fines and fees to fund law enforcement and other government operations, but the inability to afford expensive fines and fees has no bearing on public safety and should not be treated as if it does.
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.
Want to Get Involved?
Check out our 2019 Legislative Advocacy Guide which includes information on how to volunteer to help pass our legislative priorities this session.