Bingaman talks jobs to New Mexico radio reporters

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

http://bingaman.senate.gov/mediaasset/bingaman020910m.mp3

00:00 – Bingaman gives an overview of what is happening in the Senate this week.

01:48 – Bingaman comments on the president’s announcement that he plans to hold a health-reform summit with congressional leaders later this month.

03:50 – Bingaman talks about legislation being debated in the Senate that would help put American back to work.

05:21 – Bingaman says he supports legislation to ensure New Mexico receives approximately $100 million in additional funding for Medicaid.

06:50 – Bingaman says the jobs bill being debated in the Senate would help stabilize the economy and help with job creation.

08:42 – Bingaman comments on using the reconciliation process pass health care reform legislation.

11:24 – Bingaman says he supports legislation to limit the impact of special interests on American political campaigns.