Monday, March 19, 2007
Bill Richardson: "I have done here in New Mexico what I can do as president - make a difference in the lives of the American people"
Richardson says he'll call special session
Saturday, March 17, 2007
SANTA FE — Gov. Bill Richardson says lawmakers did great work in the legislative session that ended Saturday - just not enough of it.
The governor said while it was the most productive session in state history, "we still have business to finish."
He said he will call the Legislature back into a special session beginning Tuesday to act on a highway package, ethics measures, crime bills, a domestic partnership proposal, and more.
"We're on a roll, so let's continue that roll," Richardson told a room full of bleary-eyed legislative leaders and cabinet secretaries just after the 60-day session ended, by law, at noon.
"I have done here in New Mexico ... what I can do as president ... make a difference in the lives of the American people," Richardson said.
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