State Representative Cynthia Borrego (D)
- Lifetime Score:
- 2023 Score:
- = Pro Conservation Vote
- = Anti Conservation Vote
- A = Absent
- E = Excused
- R = Recused
- W = Abstain
- Air Quality
- Energy &
- Wildlife & Habitat
Voting Rights Protections more
Summary: Sweeping reforms to increase access to the ballot for New Mexicans
Outcome: HB 4 passed through the House 41-26 and the Senate 27-14; signed by the Governor on March 30, 2023.
Water Right Lease Effective Date more
Summary: Would require State Engineer to stop issuing "preliminary approvals" for water use, allowing communities opportunity to weigh in or object
Outcome: HB 121 passed through all House committees, but died waiting to be scheduled on the House floor.
Underground Injection Fund more
Summary: Could have expanded UIC program to include unproven carbon sequestration practices
Outcome: HB 174 received a do pass in House Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Committee, but died waiting to be scheduled in House Appropriations and Finance Committee.
State Game Commission Changes more
Summary: Updates the Game Commission to make it more stable and less politically volatile
Outcome: HB 184 passed through the House 45-21 and the Senate 34-2; not signed by the Governor and therefore pocket vetoed.
Enviro Standards for Appliances & Fixtures more
Summary: Updates home appliance and fixture efficiency standards
Outcome: HB 185 passed through all House committees, but died waiting to be scheduled on the House floor.
Expand Unlawful Taking of Big Game more
Summary: Would have expanded list of animal subject to state's "wanton waste" prohibition
Outcome: HB 261 received a do pass recommendation out of House Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Committee, but died waiting to be scheduled in House Judiciary Committee.
Oil & Gas Permit Applications more
Summary: Would have allowed EMNRD to deny permits to oil and gas operations with histories of non-compliance
Outcome: HB 276 was tabled in House Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Committee.
Legislative Salaries, CA more
Summary: Would have created a commission to study and recommend legislative salaries
Outcome: HJR 8 passed the House 40-24 and Senate Rules Committee, but died waiting to be scheduled in Senate Finance Committee.
Create Legacy Permanent Funds, floor amendment more
Summary: Would have unduly limited funding for state conservation programs
Outcome: SB9/a failed on the house floor 34-30.
Create Legacy Permanent Funds more
Summary: Created permanent funding for key state conservation programs
Outcome: SB 9 passed through the Senate 33-7 and the House 54-11; signed by the Governor on March 23, 2023.
Storage of Certain Radioactive Waste more
Summary: Prohibits establishments of nuclear waste storage in NM without state consent
Outcome: SB 53 passed through the Senate 21-13 and House 35-28; signed by the Governor on March 17, 2023.