Bingaman talks with New Mexico radio reporters

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today talked with New Mexico reports about a variety of issues, including health care reform legislation being debated in Congress. Bingaman’s remarks can be retrieved by going to his website or clicking on the following link:

http://bingaman.senate.gov/mediaasset/bingaman012010m.mp3

00:00 – Bingaman talks about the Senate’s priorities over the next couple of weeks.

02:22 – Bingaman talks about the Massachusetts’s Senate election.

04:01 – Bingaman talks about the options for getting health care reform legislation passed in the Senate.

05:08 – Bingaman talks about how the Massachusetts election will affect the chances of getting a health care reform bill through the Senate.

11:54 – Bingaman says he and Senator Udall have provided the president with a list of recommendations to fill the post of U.S. Attorney in New Mexico.

13:12 – Bingaman says he believes the Congress needs to focus on addressing the country’s economic troubles.

18:00 – Bingaman says he is currently reviewing a study of northern New Mexico’s Valles Caldera National Preserve that states that the area would be a worthy addition to the National Park Service system.