THE PAST 100 YEARS
From the Santa Fe New Mexican: July 13, 1918: Eduardo Otero Will Not Be A Candidate For Governor, Latest Rumor; Fall Footsteps Heard
The clans gather, the plot thickens, the trumpets sound, the war horses sniff the conflict from afar or words to that general effect.
All of which is, being interpreted, that the Republican leaders are holding conferences, impinging on Santa Fe and the governor’s office with much wagging of heads and that the burden of their powwows is threefold: Shall there be a special session? and whom shall we name for governor and what of Senator Fall and his pivotal position politically?
July 13, 1993: State Taxation and Revenue Secretary Dick Minzner on Monday defended his position to collect gross receipt taxes from Indian Market vendors, saying state government’s executive branch can’t single out one group for a tax exemption.
“The governor has no authority to ignore laws passed by the Legislature,” Minzner told members of the Legislature’s Indian Affairs Committee meeting in the Tesuque Pueblo bingo hall.