Governor Pushes Reform
- N.M. Governor Appoints Higher-ed. Task Force. // Community College Week;4/12/2004, Vol. 16 Issue 18, p13
Announces the appointment of a higher education task force by New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson. Purpose of the task force; Advantage of a commission created in 1985 during the time of former Governor Toney Anaya; Duties of the task force.
- Legislature Focuses On Pre-K, Charters. Zehr, Mary Ann // Education Week;4/26/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 33, p22
The article informs that the New Mexico legislature has passed a fiscal 2007 budget that provides $2.3 billion for pre K-12 education. Governor Bill Richardson, signed legislation last year to create the program. The $8 million will be split between traditional schools that operate...
- New Mexico Lawmakers Set Aug. 15 Special Session. Williamson, Richard // Bond Buyer;7/23/2008, Vol. 365 Issue 32924, p4
The article reports that New Mexico lawmakers will return to Santa Fe on August 15, 2008 for a special session to deal with issues on Governor Bill Richardson's agenda that got short shift in the spring's regular session. It states that Richardson identified universal health care, tax relief,...
- Beyond Ethnicity. Garcia, David Alire // Hispanic;Jan/Feb2003, Vol. 16 Issue 1/2, p18
Features Bill Richardson, the first Latino governor of New Mexico, as of 2003. Contributions to the foreign affairs of the U.S. government; Political agenda; Hispanic issues he plans to address as governor of New Mexico.
- New Mexico Enacts Tough Predatory Law. Brustein, Joshua // National Mortgage News;4/21/2003, Vol. 27 Issue 30, p12
Reports on New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson's signing into law of the New Mexico Home Loan Protection Act, the state's anti-predatory lending bill. Negotiations between consumer groups, legislators and industry representatives; Call for a threshold on interest rates; Anti-steering provision...
- NEW MEXICO: GRIP II Gets House OK. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;3/6/2007, Vol. 359 Issue 32580, p9
The article reports on the House of Representatives' endorsement of New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson's package of more than 100 bond-backed local transportation projects including work at the state's spaceport. The legislation authorizes the New Mexico Board of Finance to issue up to 250...
- Delegation From New Mexico Visits N.Y.C. to Stump for Triple-A Rating. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;5/16/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32382, p30
The article reports that New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson along with his top financial adviser has visited rating agencies in New York in search of a tripleâ€“A for his state's bonds. New Mexico's economy is thriving following tax cuts and sound fiscal management. Richardson will lobby...
- CREATING A KIDS' CABINET. // Better Homes & Gardens;Nov2004, Vol. 82 Issue 11, p159
The article reports that for New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson, it took a baseball game to help him figure out how to get kids involved in politics. Richardson served for 15 years as representative for New Mexico 3rd Congressional District before becoming the U.S. ambassador to the United...
- Governor Rejects Pojoaque Projects. // Native American Law Digest;May2005, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p5
This article reports about the rejection of Pojoaque, New Mexico project by New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson. The project was rejected on the grounds that the tribe has failed to pay its share under revenue-sharing agreements in tribe-state compacts.