New Mexico Senate Republican Office

Immediate Release  May 8, 2019

Contact: 505-986-4702








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Senator Fulfer Appointed to Interim Committees



Santa Fe — Santa Fe- New Mexico State Senator Gregg Fulfer  (R-Jal) was appointed to serve as a voting member on three legislative committees during the interim when the legislature is not in session.  He was also appointed as an advisory member on two additional  committees.  Legislative Council, which is made up of the leadership of both the Senate and House ,as well as additional legislators,  made the appointments last  week in Santa Fe.


Senator Fulfer was appointed to serve as a voting member on the  Legislative Health & Human Services Committee; the Investments and Pensions Oversight Committee; and the Disabilities Concerns Subcommittee


Fulfer was also appointed as an advisory member to the Radioactive and Hazardous Materials Committee; and to the Water and Natural Resources Committee.


During the interim, the committees examine the effectiveness of state government, including the operations of all of its departments and agencies to determine how they can be improved to serve the citizens of New Mexico. The committees also consider proposed legislation for its endorsement.


When the legislature is in session, Senator Fulfer  serves on the Senate Education  Committee and the Senate Corporations and Transportation Committee.


There are 16 Republicans and 26 Democrats in the New Mexico 42- member Senate.


Because Republicans are in a minority in the Senate, no Republican was appointed  Chairman  of any of the legislative interim committees.


New Mexico State Senator Fulfer has been a senator since 2018, he presents the following counties of  Eddy and Lea.   Senator Fulfer is a business owner in the oil and cattle sector.  In 1981, he graduated with an associate degree from NMJC and in 1984 graduated from New Mexico State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering Technology.




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