SANTA FE -- Governor Bill Richardson delivered the 2009 State of the State address today to a joint-session of the Legislature. The address kicked off the 60-day session.
Governor Richardson’s prepared remarks:
Lt. Governor Denish, Speaker Ben Lujan, Senate President Pro Tem Jennings,
Chief Justice Ed Chavez and members of the state Supreme Court,
Pueblo Governors and former Governors,
Distinguished guests and my wife First Lady Barbara Richardson.
Democratic and Republican leaders, members of our state House of Representatives and Senate;
Welcome to our new legislators and welcome back to our returning reformers, congratulations to you both on your electoral victories.