Newly Elected Representative Hosts Town Hall

Dist. 43 Representative-elect Stephanie G. Richard with her husband Eric Vasquez at her Town Hall meeting at UNM-LA Sunday. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Dist. 43 Representative-elect Stephanie G. Richard answers questions during her Town Hall meeting Sunday at UNM-LA. County Councilor Mike Wismer, standing at left, passed the microphone to audience members during the Q&A portion of the event and her husband Eric Vasquez, at right, operates her PowerPoint presentation. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Staff Report

Twenty-five community members attended Dist. 43 Representative-elect Stephanie G. Richard’s Town Hall meeting Sunday at UNM-Los Alamos.

Richard touched on issues expected to be considered during the upcoming 60-day Legislative Session and answered questions from the audience.

Richard addressed the budget, capital outlay and policy issues such as drivers licenses, education reform and economic development.

The newly elected legislator also is scheduled to participate in the League of Women Voters of Los Alamos’ annual “Legislative Preview” at 7 p.m., Jan. 9 at Fuller Lodge.

New Mexico Sentate Dist. 5  Sen. Richard Martinez and Dist. 6 Sen. Carlos Cisneros also have been invited to participate as well as other individuals relevant to issues expected to be considered during the 2013 Legislative Session.

The upcoming session begins at noon, Jan. 15 and ends at noon, March 16 at the Roundhouse in Santa Fe.

 

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