New Mexico Senator Leaves District 39 Seat - State and Federal Communications

March 17, 2015  •  

New Mexico Senator Leaves District 39 Seat

New Mexico flagSen. Phil Griego (D) resigned his seat with only a week remaining in the current legislative session. Griego is the subject of an ethics investigation arising from his role as a broker for the Inn of the Five Graces after helping pass legislation to sell the state-owned building.

Griego has acknowledged violating a state constitutional provision prohibiting lawmakers from having any interest in a contract authorized by the Legislature.

Gov. Susana Martinez has requested a nominee to be named by Sunday, March 23, 2015, to fill the Senate District 39 seat.

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