Representative Marian Matthews has a special relationship with our district. She has lived in the district for over 30 years. Constituents know they can count on Representative Matthews to be responsive and dedicated to our unique needs.
The NM Foundation for Open Government has recognized Marian Matthews as a staunch advocate for better government and transparency. She was awarded the William S. Dixon First Amendment Freedom Award.
Representative Marian Matthews fights for us every day in the NM Legislature.
A former prosecutor, Rep. Matthews will continue to tackle our crime crisis by keeping violent offenders off the streets & targeting criminal shoplifting rings.
She led the effort to address our crime crisis and protect victims as Co-Sponsor of the 2022 Comprehensive Crime Bill to help deter & prevent violent crime:
Supported $20 million in behavioral health services.
Rep. Matthews is committed to improving our healthcare system & addressing the shortage of healthcare professionals in NM.
She is a fierce advocate for our kids and families, holding CYFD accountable; reforming guardianships and conservatorships; and expanding background checks for those working in our schools.
Voted to raise teacher pay.
Voted to protect healthcare coverage for those with pre-existing conditions and reduce prescription drug costs.
Protected women's access to reproductive healthcare by voting to repeal the archaic NM criminal abortion statute.
Rep. Matthews helped lead us out of the pandemic by co-sponsoring the Small Business Recovery Loan Act to help local businesses recover.
She voted to eliminate the tax on Social Security Income and to reduce the tax on Veteran retirement pay.
She voted to cut the Gross Receipts Tax & to send us Tax Relief Rebate Checks to help with the rising cost of groceries and gas.
Rep. Matthews voted to make college & vocational school tuition free for hard-working New Mexicans. And, she voted to reduce predatory lending rates that are crippling thousands of New Mexicans.
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