State Senate President Pro Tem, Majority Leader Issue Statement On Charges Against Sen. Martinez


SANTA FE – New Mexico State Senate President Pro Tem Mary Kay Papen and Senate Majority Leader Peter Wirth today issued the following statement on charges issued against State Sen. Richard Martinez over the weekend:

“This is a difficult situation. Our immediate concern is for the well-being of everyone involved in the accident. Sen.

“Martinez is a valued member of our caucus and is entitled to the process afforded him under the law. DWI continues to be a very serious issue for our state. This is a developing matter and we have no further comment at this time.”