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Update: JFK Memorial Ticket Booth At Sullivan Field

The John F. Kennedy Memorial ticket booth at Sullivan Field prior to a football game in the fall of 2019.  The two square plaques on the sides provide details on the Presidential visit. Courtesy

Historic Preservation Advisory Board News:

The John F. Kennedy (JFK) Memorial ticket booth at Sullivan Field has been demolished. Never fear, though, because there is a nice plan for preserving and restoring this important piece of the unique history of Los Alamos.

President John F. Kennedy visited Los Alamos Dec. 7, 1962. He visited the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory to discuss Project Rover, the


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Council Honors Los Alamos Head Golf Pro Michael Phillips

From left, Los Alamos Golf Course Manager Mike Lippiatt, Interim CSD Director Linda Matteson, Head Golf Pro Michael Phillips, County Councilor Randall Ryti and Parks and Recreation Division Manager Dan Erickson show off Phillips’ two Top 50 Kids Coach awards. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com 

By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post
kirsten@ladailypost.com

Los Alamos County Head Golf Professional Michael Phillips is a multi-award winner. Not only does Phillips hold numerous awards but he is a two-time recipient of the Top 50 Kids Coach by U.S. Golf, which is the highest distinction


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Udall, Senators Introduce Comprehensive Bill To Break Up Cozy Relationship Between FAA And Aviation Industry

U.S. Sen. Tom Udall

U.S. SENATE News:

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.) along with Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), members of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, introduced comprehensive legislation to improve safety for aviation passengers by revitalizing oversight of the aviation industry.

The Restoring Aviation Accountability Act would reform the federal government’s role to implement strong safety standards for and oversight over the aviation industry in the wake of two Boeing 737 MAX 8 crashes


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LANL Foundation And Pueblo Representatives Attend National Home Visiting Conference In Washington, D.C.


Scene from LANL Foundation’s Early Childhood staff and representatives of the Pueblo Outreach Advisory Committee at the 2020 National Home Visiting Summit in Washington, D.C. Courtesy/LANLF

Scene from LANL Foundation’s Early Childhood staff and representatives of the Pueblo Outreach Advisory Committee at the 2020 National Home Visiting Summit in Washington, D.C. Courtesy/LANLF

LANLF News:

SANTA FE — LANL Foundation’s Early Childhood staff and representatives of the Pueblo Outreach Advisory Committee recently participated in the 2020 National Home Visiting Summit.

The 2nd annual


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NWF Commends Udall And Grassley Oil &Gas Bill

NWF News:

Restoring Fiscal Responsibility to Oil and Gas Leasing on Our Public Lands

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Wildlife Federation commends Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM) and Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) for introducing a bill to modernize oil and gas fiscal policies on America’s public lands.

The “Fair Returns for Public Lands Act” is a common-sense approach to ensure the oil and gas industry pays its fair share.

“For decades, oil and gas companies have enjoyed an unfair advantage, paying far below market value to lease and develop energy on our public lands. This short changes American taxpayers


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Governors Call For Dedicated Cybersecurity Grant Fund

NGA News:

Legislation Will Strengthen Preparedness and Response Among States and Localities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Governors Association (NGA) commends Congress for taking a critical step forward in helping states and localities enhance their cybersecurity efforts and urges passage of legislation this year to provide a dedicated cybersecurity grant fund for states and localities.

The rise of cyber incidents, intrusions and disruptions highlights the urgent need to establish a comprehensive approach to protect critical infrastructure at all levels of government.

Governors


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New Mexico GOP Chair Addresses Primary Ballot Challenge

By STEVE PEARCE
New Mexico GOP Chairman

The Republican Party of New Mexico is extremely serious about our mission: “TURN NEW MEXICO RED IN 2020”.

I have never seen such an exciting group of candidates as we are placing on the ballot for the June Primary. They are more diverse than we have ever had, they have a greater breadth of experience and demonstrate the resolve needed for a Republican to win in New Mexico.

Yesterday, the Albuquerque Journal published an article in which they state:

Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld has been denied a spot on the New Mexico Republican primary ballot in June.


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New Mexico Congressional Delegation Announces Nearly $2 Million In FAA Funding For NM Regional Airports

Congressional Delegation News:

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) and Xochitl Torres Small (D-N.M.) announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded more than $1 million in federal grants to Ohkay Owingeh Airport, Gallup Municipal Airport, Deming Municipal Airport, Hatch Municipal Airport, Cavern City Air Terminal Airport in Carlsbad and Portales Municipal Airport for runway infrastructure improvements.

The FAA has also awarded $750,000 to the


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U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján Honors Vietnam Veterans & Families

U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján, right, presents Veteran Gregg Giesler of Los Alamos with the Vietnam Veteran Lapel Pin to honor his service to the nation. Courtesy photo

U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján, left, presents Veteran Dennis Fordham of Los Alamos with the Vietnam Veteran Lapel Pin to honor his service to the nation. Courtesy photo

U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján, second from left, gathers with veterans and guests Feb. 15 at the American Legion to honor the service and sacrifice of Vietnam veterans and their families. Courtesy photo

From the Office of U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján:

U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), the


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HSNW: How To Deflect An Asteroid

MIT researchers have devised a framework for deciding which type of mission would be most successful in deflecting an incoming asteroid, taking into account an asteroid’s mass and momentum, its proximity to a gravitational keyhole, and the amount of warning time that scientists have of an impending collision. Photo collage by Christine Daniloff/MIT

HOMELAND SECURITY NEWS WIRE:

MIT researchers have devised a framework for deciding which type of mission would be most successful in deflecting an incoming asteroid.

Their decision method takes into account an asteroid’s mass and momentum,


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