Press release: Bingaman talks ag bill, super committee

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today talked with New Mexico radio reporters about a variety of issues including the spending bills the Senate is currently working to get done. Bingaman’s remarks can be retrieved by going to his website or clicking on the following link:

00:00 – Bingaman says the Senate is expected to complete work on the Agriculture-CJS-THUD appropriations bill.

02:35 – Bingaman talks about some of the consequences of the Congressional “super committee” inability to reach common ground.

05:01 – Bingaman says he has written to Senate Appropriations urging them to increase funding levels for operations at WIPP.

06:58 – Bingaman talks about his meeting with the Postmaster General regarding post office closures in New Mexico.