New Mexico state senator awarded for contributions to state’s mining industry

Posted on February 29, 2012 by Minerals Make Life

New Mexico State Sen. David Ulibarri (D-Grants) was recently awarded the Sen. Ben Altamirano Award for Legislative Excellence by the New Mexico Mining Association for his contributions to the state’s mining industry.

Sen. Ulibarri has steadfastly stood behind the New Mexico mining industry, arguing “We need to put people back to work—we need to put people back in [the] uranium mines.”

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