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Presidential Proclamation - Honoring the Victims of the Attack in Paris, France

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HONORING THE VICTIMS OF THE ATTACK IN PARIS, FRANCE BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION

The American people stand with the people of France.

Friday’s terror attacks were not just an attack on Paris; they were an attack on all humanity and the universal values we share, including the bonds of...

Governor Susana Martinez unveils series of powerful TV ads to fight drunk driving

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ALBUQUERQUE – Gov. Susana Martinez unveiled a series of powerful TV ads to fight drunk driving on the state’s roads and highways Nov. 17.

These new ads feature New Mexico State Police officers sharing their personal stories of coming face-to-face with the real and horrible consequences of drunk driving, witnessing the devastating fatal crashes and having to inform families that their loved ones have been killed.

To view these new ads, visit www.endwi.com.

“Our police officers are often the first on the scene. They see firsthand -- with their own two eyes -- the horror when someone decides to take the wheel after drinking,”Martinez said. “These ads feature their stories...

Two NM legislators get MADD awards

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A national group that advocates against impaired driving announced their list of Legislators of the Year today which included two New Mexico lawmakers.

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) named Sen. Lisa Torraco, R-Albuquerque, and Rep. Paul Pacheco, R-Albuquerque, as two of 70 legislators from around the United States who pushed for laws that helped with MADD’s goal of eliminating impaired driving.

A press release from the group also touted New Mexico for being the only state to require ignition interlock devices before MADD’s Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving.

“Prior to the Campaign, only one state — New Mexico — had an all-offender interlock law. Today, 25 states have...

Gov confirms FBI spoke to her, staff about investigations

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Gov. Susana Martinez dismissed complaints that have led to an FBI investigation of her top political operative, speaking publicly Monday afternoon for the first time in person to reporters about the matter since it rocked news headlines over the weekend.

In doing so, she acknowledged to reporters that federal authorities had talked with her and members of her staff. She also told reporters that she has talked with Jay McCleskey about the investigation which reportedly is looking into money that he controlled.

“I speak to him every day,” Martinez said. “And when I talk to him—he’s working right now, I’m working right now, we’re moving forward, we’re doing our...

Lujan’s statement on Manhattan Project National Historic Park

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SANTA FE – Congressman Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico’s Third District released the following statement Nov. 10 on the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) by U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz to establish the Manhattan Project National Historical Park.  The MOA officially establishes the Manhattan Project National Historic Park as a unit of the National Park System.

“Today’s signing of the Memorandum of Agreement to officially establish the Manhattan Project National Historical Park is the culmination of the tireless efforts by so many to preserve the story of the Manhattan Project and Los Alamos’ contributions to...

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