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:
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.