Showtime: Senate Judiciary takes up HB78

Rep. Andy Nunez, I-Hatch, is presenting HB78 to the Senate Judiciary Committee right now. He is joined by Alvin Romero, of the New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department, specifically the tax fraud investigations bureau.

Romero spoke of the illegal immigration issue, saying that it’s often presented in terms of Mexicans coming to the U.S.

“It is a global problem. we have investigations where people are coming from Asia, South America, And yes from Mexico,” Romero told senators.”

The crowd gathered in Room 311 to listen to the driver's license bill debate

State senators listening to testimony on HB78, which would end New Mexico's practice of issuing drivers licenses to illegal immigrants

Alvin Romero of the state Taxation and Revenue Department speaks on HB78


About triptothecapitol

Trip Jennings is a Capitol reporter at the Santa Fe New Mexican.
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