Press release: Roch bill gives tax break to retired military

Military retirees in living in New Mexico may see their state income tax burden reduced under a bill introduced this week in the State House by Representative Dennis Roch (R-Texico). House Bill 162 proposes to exempt twenty-five percent of a retiree’s military pension income from the state’s personal income tax, with that percentage increasing to […]

Dennis Roch visits Tucumcari

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QCSun staff State Rep. Dennis Roch, a Republican from Texico, met with 50 Tucumcari residents on Sunday to answer questions about the 90-day legislative session, which ended on Saturday. “The state is expecting $5.4 billion in revenue this year,” Roch said. “The state’s budget spends every penny of it, though that is usually what happens. […]

City plays catch-up

Russell Anglin Tucumcari city officials are playing catch-up with technology and grant funding to better balance the books. City Finance Director Dennis Dysart gave a monthly financial report at Thursday’s city commission meeting and said he has been working with Triadic, the company that provides the financial software used for city records, to bring the […]

Assistant superintendent leaving for advancement potential

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Career advancement opportunities spurred Dennis Roch’s resignation from Tucumcari Public Schools. Roch resigned last week as the Assistant Superintendent of Tucumcari Schools to take a similar position with Texico Public Schools. His resignation is effective June 30. Roch said he received a letter of intent from Texico Superintendent R.L. […]

Roch leaving Tucumcari

Tucumcari schools Assistant Superintendent Dennis Roch has accepted a similar position at Texico.

General obligation bonds up for election

Freedom New Mexico State Representative Dennis Roch (R-Tucumcari) announced that the House of Representatives has passed Senate Bill 1, legislation which would allow voters to consider four General Obligation (G.O.) bonds in the November election. “In this tough economic climate, capital outlay funding is simply unavailable,” Roch said. “My colleagues and I therefore felt it […]

Press release: Bill passed to allow voters to consider four G.O. bonds

Freedom New Mexico State Representative Dennis Roch (R-Tucumcari) announced that the House of Representatives has passed Senate Bill 1, legislation which would allow voters to consider four General Obligation (G.O.) bonds in the November election. “In this tough economic climate, capital outlay funding is simply unavailable,” Roch said. “My colleagues and I therefore felt it […]

Press release: Rep. Roch meets with Tucumcari FFA members

Freedom New Mexico SANTA FE – State Rep. Dennis Roch, R-67, met this morning in Santa Fe with members of the Tucumcari FFA chapter. “FFA programs have a long history of preparing students for leadership roles,” said Roch, “and I was pleased to meet with these future leaders during their visit to the State Capitol.” […]

Tucumcari High School principal put on leave

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun After a 25 minute closed door session Monday Tucumcari Public Schools Board of Education board member Carlos Romero announced the board discussed “allegations of administrative misconduct” and no action was taken. The executive session was placed on on the agenda two days after Tucumcari High School Principal David Castillo […]

Freshman lawmaker new to the game

By Jenna DeWitt Tucumcari Assistant Superintendent Dennis Roch is a freshman lawmaker taking his seat Tuesday in Santa Fe.