Jun 21, 2014
Farmington Daily Times
Column: Lieutenant governor could be a factor in the race
About a week before the primary election, all five Democratic contenders for governor co-hosted a fundraising event in honor of lieutenant governor nominee Debra Haaland, who was unopposed in the primary.
1st Native American Lt. Gov. candidate on ballot
If Haaland wins this November, she'd become the first female, Native American lieutenant governor ever in the U.S. Haaland is currently the tribal administrator for the San Felipe Pueblo.
Governor Speaks Out on Politically Connected Attorney's DWI Hit and Run
Gov. Bill Richardson expressed confidence Wednesday in the investigations conducted by state and local police into a fatal hit-and-run DWI crash involving a former member of his security detail.
Dixon's Apple Orchard dispute resolved
According to a deal finalized Monday, former orchard operators Jim and Becky Mullane will receive $2 million to relinquish their 75-year lease on the orchard site and an adjacent 8,800 acres, the Albuquerque Journal reported .