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10:41 pm
Sat February 27, 2010

Richardson Signs Local Bills Into Law

Las Cruces – Gov. Bill Richardson signed the Spaceport Informed Consent Act, the Colonias Infrastructure Act and Fund and the Las Cruces Tax Increment Project Bond bill.

Richardson also signed a state worker whistleblower bill.

The Space Flight Informed Consent requires that space travelers be fully informed of the risks of space flight.

The Colonias Infrastructure Act and Fund creates a permanent fund that will ensure that residents of colonias will get assistance for infrastructure improvements.

The Las Cruces Tax Increment Project Bonds bill gives the city authority to issue bonds for downtown redevelopment

The Whistleblower Protection Act protects state employees who speak out about government corruption.


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