The Rio Rancho Observer is reaching out to legislators that serve the Rio Rancho community as well as Corrales, Bernalillo and Placitas to get their thoughts on what is happening at the Roundhouse during the 2023 legislative session.

We hope to do this regularly with each of them over the coming weeks.

On Tuesday, Jan. 24, state Sen. Craig Brandt, minority whip, was the first in this series.

A conversation with state Sen. Craig Brandt: Jan. 24, 2023