Udall in town; meets with producers, veterans

March 26, 2013 • Local News

Senator Tom Udall visits with veterans upon his arrival at the Roswell Public Library, Tuesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo)

In effort to better serve constituents, U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., visited Roswell Tuesday to meet with members of the agricultural community and veterans from around southeastern New Mexico.

Udall recently joined the Senate Appropriations Committee and also serves on subcommittees that deal with issues such as agriculture, rural development and veterans affairs. The senator will hold several meetings throughout the week in other counties to hear from leaders involved in those topics.

“Knowing what’s going on here on the ground each day allows me to ask the tough questions of agencies and take care of constituents,” he said. “I never forget who elected me. My job is to help them and be their voice.”

Udall first attended a roundtable discussion on agricultural and drought issues at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell, which featured local farmers, ranchers and Login to read more

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