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New Mexico State Land Office Responds To ‘Shell Company’ Cypress Inc. Contest Of Lease Cancellation

on October 7, 2019 - 1:06pm




SANTA FE State Land Office General Counsel, Ari Biernoff, released the following statement regarding Cypress Inc.’s contest of the Land Office’s cancellation of two agricultural grazing leases:

“Commissioner Garcia Richard stands by the decision to terminate the business relationship with Epstein and his enterprises. The leases that she inherited with Cypress, a shell company, should have never been awarded in the first place.

“The State Attorney General also determined these leases were improper and should be cancelled.

“After everything that’s occurred,

LAFRW: National Committeewoman Rosie Tripp Oct. 10

on October 7, 2019 - 12:52pm
The Los Alamos Federated Republican Women (LAFRW) invite all area registered Republican women to its Oct. 10 meeting beginning at 11:30 a.m. in the Patio Room downstairs at 1001 Oppenheimer Dr.
A light lunch will be provided so RSVP to Shona Neff at 505.672.1456.
Rosie Tripp is the guest speaker. She serves as the National Committeewoman for the Republican Party of New Mexico and has served in this capacity as a driving force since 1996. She has been involved with the NMFRW and Socorro unit for more than 30 years.

Tripp has been involved in politics at the advisory

New Mexico Delegation Leads Bipartisan, Bicameral Effort In Project ECHO To Expand Telehealth Care

on October 7, 2019 - 12:11pm
Congressional Delegation News:
WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Lujan (D-N.M.), Deb Haaland (D-N.M.), and Xochitl Torres Small (D-N.M.) led a group of 39 lawmakers Wednesday in calling on Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar to support Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes), a telehealth mentoring model developed in New Mexico that enhances health care and workforce capacity in underserved areas.
Project ECHO provides community-based primary care teams with the

Senate Committee Funds Cattlemen’s Mass Mustang Roundup & Incarceration To Tune Of $35 Million

on October 7, 2019 - 11:28am
AWA News:
WASHINGTON, D.C. The Senate Appropriations Committee passed a Fiscal Year 2020 spending bill Thursday that includes a $35 million in funding to implement a potentially catastrophic mass mustang roundup proposal.
The proposal is promoted by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, the American Farm Bureau Federation, the so-called “American Mustang Foundation” and other agribusiness lobbying groups and, shockingly, the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), the ASPCA, and Return to Freedom, a sanctuary.
The proposal, misleadingly dubbed a “Path Forward for Wild

GOP 2019 Constitutional Day Winning Student Essays

on October 7, 2019 - 11:06am

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GOP News:

The Los Alamos Federated Republican Women (LAFRW) sponsored its annual Constitution Day Essay Contest and three winners were announced during the 2019 Republican Party of Los Alamos Constitution Day Dinner Saturday at Cottonwood on the Greens.

The Constitution Day Essay Contest is designed to challenge students to learn more about the U.S. Constitution and to express original, thoughtful ideas in essay writing. Essays were judged on how completely and clearly the ideas were stated and supported. Grammar, spelling and punctuation also were considered.


RPNM New Communications Director Delanie Crist

on October 7, 2019 - 11:05am
RPNM News:
ALBUQUERQUE — Delanie Crist is the newest staff hire for the Republican Party of New Mexico as communications director.
Crist will assist the party with a broad range of communications, outreach and event support.
“I met Miss Crist when she interned on Capitol Hill, she is driven, hard-working and ready to help,” RPNM Chairman Steve Pearce said. “We are excited for her to be back in New Mexico and working for the people.”
Crist is a New Mexico native born in Las Cruces. Her family later moved to eastern New Mexico where she grew up in Texico.

Letter To The Editor: Cunningham Endorses Colgan

on October 7, 2019 - 10:34am
District 4 School Board Member
February 2015-December 31, 2019

I am writing to endorse Melanie Colgan for Los Alamos School Board, District 4 (Barranca/North Mesa).

As the sitting Board member for this District, it has been an honor and a privilege to serve and I look forward to passing the torch to a candidate who is as uniquely qualified for this position as Melanie.

While we are lucky to have two wonderful candidates for this District, Melanie is exceptionally qualified and will bring her experience and expertise to the board for the benefit of our schools,