The NMSU Office of Government Relations represents New Mexico State University’s interests and priorities with the state legislature, federal government, and government agencies.

The 2020 Legislative Session

The 2020 legislative Session begins on January 21, 2020.  New Mexico State University undergoes a long and intensive process to determine what legislative priorities it will put forth during the session. Below is the legislative items that NMSU will seek at the upcoming session of the New Mexico legislature.

2020 Legislative Priorities Book

In preparing for the 2020 Legislative Session, the Office of Government Relations prepared a Legislative Priorities Book with more details. Click on the link below for this year’s book (some of the image quality has been decreased in order to reduce the size of the document).




Economists Release New Revenue Figures

On December 9, legislative and executive economists released new general fund revenue figures in a hearing before the Legislative Finance Committee.  The report says the state will have an estimated $797 million in “new” money in FY21, over FY20.  However this is down from an estimate for August.   To read a copy of the report, click on the link below:

General Fund December Estimates

The 2019 New Mexico Legislative Session

Want to know what happened at last year’s legislative session? The 2019 session of the New Mexico legislature adjourned on March 16.

A presentation with details on the results of the legislative session, and a list that includes bills that were tracked by NMSU, can be found by clicking on the report below:

2019 Final Legislative Session Report

2019 NMSU Bill Tracking List