Press release: USDA designates local counties disaster areas

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 8, 2011 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated 15 counties in New Mexico as primary natural disaster areas due to losses caused by drought, high winds and wildfires that began Jan. 1, 2011, and continues. The counties are: Catron, De Baca, Grant, Luna, Roosevelt, Chaves, Dona Ana, Hidalgo, Otero, Sierra, […]

Senate resolution designates Thursday as "Military Kids Day"

Cannon Connections staff WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Senate measure cosponsored by U.S. Sen. Pete Domenici, R-N.M., honors the children of military service members by designating Thursday, May 15 as “Military Kids Day,” according to a news release.