During the 2018 Legislative Session, the NM Legislature approved Senate Memorial 44. The purpose of the Memorial was to request that the New Mexico Alliance of Health Councils convene a New Mexico health council system task force to analyze the work of the county and tribal health councils in relation to the maternal and child health plan act, as amended in 2007, and to recommend steps to strengthen the structure, effectiveness and sustainability of county and tribal health councils in identifying and addressing the health needs of New Mexico communities.

HB137, The County and Tribal Health Councils Act has been signed into law by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham.
Press release - March  20, 2019


Resources 
Find Your Legislator
Top 10 Tips for Citizen Advocacy at the New Mexico Legislature
Video - Introduction to Advocacy given by Pam Roy, Executive Director of Farm to Table


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