Democratic Candidate Roger Montoya defeated his Republican Challenger Justin Salazar-Torrez with 58 percent of the vote to become the new New Mexico House of Representatives member for District 40.
In January during the weeks leading up to democratic candidate Roger Montoya declaring his candidacy for the District 40 state house seat he had several conversations with key state politicians about a secret he had kept for almost 40 years. It gnawed at him.
The results of a statewide survey of 2020 Legislative candidates conducted by the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government show overwhelming support among respondents for greater government transparency in both the state budgeting process and public records access.
Thanks to a federal grant, the staff at Los Luceros Historic Site will have the chance to increase the public’s access to previously closed areas of the property and delve deeper into the site’s untold narratives.
Los Alamos National Laboratory struck information from a commissioned study that would have shown that the Lab’s fiscal impact on surrounding counties–especially on Rio Arriba–has been negative.
Voters in the June 2 Democratic primary will have a choice between newcomer Leo Jaramillo and the incumbent Sen. Richard Martinez, D-Española, for the District 5 State Senate Seat.
To protect the health and safety of employees and the public, Rio Arriba County Clerk Linda Padilla is asking everyone to vote from home in the County’s June 2 election.
Various meetings with parents and community members were held at schools across the Española School District, where District officials explained a proposed extension to the school year.