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Sen. John Pinto
SANTA FE – New Mexico House Speaker Brian Egolf released the following statement on the passing this morning of Sen. John Pinto:
“Today New Mexico lost a giant. Senator Pinto served our nation and our state with honor and distinction.
“Few, if any, have fought as hard as he did to improve the lives of the Navajo people. He never gave up, and never backed down when it came to helping anyone in need.
In life, we seldom have the pleasure of meeting and knowing a true hero. Senator Pinto was a true hero in every sense of the word, and it is truly my great honor to have called him
From the Office of U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) this morning welcomed the Senate passage of S. 151, the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence (TRACED) Act.
Sen. Heinrich cosponsored this bill, which gives regulators more time to find scammers, increase civil forfeiture penalties for those caught, promote call authentication and blocking adoption, and bring relevant federal agencies and state attorneys general together to address impediments to criminal prosecution of robocallers who intentionally flout
Suffragettes led the way a century ago for the women’s right to vote. Courtesy/wikipedia.com
U.S. House Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) issued the following statement on the 100th anniversary of the House passage of the 19th Amendment:
“A century ago, the United States took a critical step forward in women’s equality with the House passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing women the right to vote. Suffragettes waged a hard-fought campaign to secure their rightful and equal voice in our democracy and we owe deep gratitude to these women for their bravery and courage.
The Organ Mountains to the east of Las Cruces. Courtesy/wikipedia.com
From the Office of U.S. Sen. Tom Udall:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Tom Udall joined fellow New Mexicans Monday in celebrating the five-year anniversary of the proclamation signed by President Barack Obama to designate the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks in southern New Mexico as a national monument – the culmination of years of work from the local community.
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