Thursday, June 26, 2008

"I AM HERE ...."

Seems like only yesterday -- actually it was today -- when I was quoting Gov. Bill Richardson saying, “Well listen, I am here and I am here to continue our agenda in New Mexico to make us strong, proud, vibrant, no matter how long it takes.”
I guess that depends on your definition of "here." This press release just came today:

Governor Bill Richardson will be honored tonight by the National Association of Latino Elected Officials (in Washington, D.C..) for his work as Governor and his distinguished public service throughout his career.

Governor Richardson will accept the Edward R. Roybal Award for Outstanding Public Service at the annual NALEO Conference. The event is the largest Latino political convention in the country.

Governor Richardson is also be meeting in Washington D.C. today with federal transportation officials about highway and Railrunner funding before heading to New York on Friday to meet with bond rating companies to make the case for increasing New Mexico’s bond rating. ...

On Sunday the Governor will attend the Democratic Leadership Council National Convention and give the keynote speech to the Rainbow Push Coalition in Chicago before heading to the Western Governor’s Association Annual Meeting in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

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