Part of the reason we haven't done anything is that it's a political bombshell, ... My constituency and all New Mexicans are very torn on this one.
I have supported and voted for a variety of trade agreements in the past because increased trade, when achieved through a true level playing field, helps grow the economy and create jobs
As a member of the U.S. House Law Enforcement Task Force, I join with local citizens across New Mexico toward the goal of reducing crime
A rebuilding process should be well thought out, ... You don't go rushing a project and say we're going to wipe all laws off the books and run pell mell down a road where you don't know where it's going.
[The bill] changes the Endangered Species Act in a radical, radical way, ... It's an entitlement program for landowners who want to gut the Endangered Species Act.
on a rocket docket.
It's a sweeping change in current law, ... They probably think it will go under the radar screen because of these disasters.
They obviously made the wrong decision based on the weather, ... This just isn't the time to have any fire burning when you have such extreme winds and no humidity.
The issue is to what extent this was a negligent decision and if it was, I don't think we want to be forcing people into court to litigate those kinds of things. I think if it was, we should step up and try to remedy the losses.
It's an entitlement program for landowners that want to gut the Endangered Species Act
Encouraging underground uranium mining on the Colorado Plateau um, the federal government was the only purchaser of uranium ore to try to manufacture uh, atomic bombs.
Well, I probably, I guess first became aware of the whole, what I call the nuclear complex or weapons work those kinds of things, right out of law school.