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New Mexico Governor Grisham lowers flags in recognition of Rep. Salazar
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New Mexico Governor Grisham lowers flags in recognition of Rep. Salazar

SANTA FE, NM (STL.News) Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Monday ordered state flags to half-staff though sundown Wednesday in recognition of the late state Rep. Nick Salazar of Ohkay Owingeh. On Friday the governor issued the following statement upon news of the death of Salazar: “Representative Salazar was an exemplary public servant.  He represented Northern New Mexico, but all New Mexicans benefited from his service.  Whether it was through his advocacy for New Mexico seniors and their well-being, his support for our national laboratories or the resources he delivered for Native American communities, he demonstrated over the course of more than 40 years as a member of the Legislature that he understood the needs of workers and families in our state. “Personally I considered Nick to be ...