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Capitol Update for Wednesday, February 6

Tom Trowbridge, New Mexico News Network
Santa Fe, 02-05-19

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Congresswoman Xochitl Torres Small this week spoke before a Joint Session of the New Mexico Legislature about the challenges facing New Mexico and the Second Congressional District.
Tom Trowbridge has details from the Roundhouse:
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Democrat Xochitl Torres Small’s address touched on issues including increasing accessibility of healthcare for rural communities and veterans and supporting investments in the economy to attract and retain a younger workforce. 
She told a joint session of the Legislature this week that, as a product of New Mexico and Las Cruces public schools, she is living proof that a good education can change your future.
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Torres Small also told lawmakers here approach in Washington is consistent with an African proverb that says: If you want to go fast, go alone; but if you want to go far, go together.
For the New Mexico News Network, I’m Tom Trowbridge