Regarding the news that former Economic Development Secretary Rick Homans is taking over the state Tax and Rev Department, and Jan Goodwin is being shuffled over to the Educational Retirement Board:
I can't help but remember some stories I did several months ago about Richardson cabinet secretaries who contributed to his presidential campaign and those who didn't.
At the time I wrote the first story last May only four cabinet members had not given money to Richardson's national race.
Then, a week later, two of those four had gone.
Goodwin was one of the last two standing.
(The other, who still is there, is state Adjutant Gen. Kenny Montoya, who said he likes keeping the state National Guard out of politics.)
Last year all involved, including Goodwin, said there was no pressure to contribute.
And I'm sure nobody held it against her that she was one of the few cabinet secretaries who didn't go to Iowa to campaign for Richardson.
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