Martinez defeats Denish

QCSun Staff Dona Ana County District Attorney Susana Martinez has defeated Lt. Gov Diane Denish to become New Mexico’s first female governor. According to the state secretary of state’s website, Martinez claimed 53% of the vote while Denish claimed 46%. The results were still unofficial at 1 a.m. Wednesday. In a statement on her website, […]

Candidate profiles: Governor

QCSun Staff The Quay County Sun spoke with state Lt. Gov. Diane Denish, a Democrat, and Dona Ana County District Attorney Susana Martinez, a Republican, about their race for governor of New Mexico. Below are their responses.

Governor’s race to pit Denish, Martinez

By David Stevens: FNM Editor New Mexico Republicans and Democrats can agree on at least one thing: “I think you’d have to say the governor’s race is going to be front and center on everybody’s radar screen in November,” said Curry County Republican Chairman Rube Render. “As we sit here right now, I’ve got to […]

How rural communities can seek stimulus funds

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Chelle Delaney In addition to $1.8 billion in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds for New Mexico, an additional $78 billion in grant funds is available to the states for programs from health care to weatherization, said Lt. Governor Diane Denish. Denish and U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan spoke to community and government leaders on […]

Community Notes: Lt. Gov. Denish, Lujan visit here Thursday, Sunrise service set for Easter

Lt. Gov. Denish, U.S. Rep. Lujan to be in Tucucmari ThursdayLt. Governor Diane Denish will be holding a

Lt. Governor Diane Denish to visit Tucumcari Thursday

By QCS Staff

Three local residents tapped to serve on Denish transition team

By QCS Staff Three Tucumcari residents have been asked to serve on Lt. Gov. Diane Denish’s transition team, said Chris Cervini, transition communications director. Selected to serve on Denish’s transition Energy Committee is former Tucumcari mayor, Mary Mayfield, and on the Government Efficiency and Finance Committee is Quay County Commission Chairman Franklin McCasland, Cervini said. […]

Lt. Governor visits city, promotes small business

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Several years ago, Lt. Governor, Diane Denish, said she tried to generate interest in bringing the state’s small business forum to Tucumcari and the Quay County area. “I couldn’t’ light a fire,” said Denish who was in Tucumcari Thursday and Friday. Today, however, “We need to be here. Things […]

Denish to tour downtown Thursday

By QCS Staff Denish to visit Thursday Lt. Governor Diane Denish will be in Tucumcari on Thursday with small-business and economic development experts to highlight successful Tucumcari small businesses and help others navigate state government. The following is the public schedule for the Denish’s visit: 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Business luncheon, Tucumcari Rotary Club, […]