Bill Richardson, who has served as Governor of New Mexico, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and Secretary of Energy, will receive the 2015 Harry S. Truman Good Neighbor Award on Monday, May 11, 2014 in Kansas City at the downtown Marriott.
Despite his controversial táctics and persona, Lopez tijerina raised the profile of the land grant issue in northern New Mexico and the need to address it to bring land equity to many families throughout el Norte. While I never met him nor dealt with him he remains one of the most colorful characters in the states history.
Today, former New Mexico First Lady Barbara Richardson, Governor Bill Richardson, and his sister, Dr. Vesta Richardson, will accept an award for their work to expand access to vaccines and improve immunization rates.
GENEVA--International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP)’s Commissioner Bill Richardson visited the US State of Delaware on 27 March to lend his and ICDP’s support to the efforts to repeal the death penalty in Delaware. He was accompanied by the ICDP Secretary-General Asunta Vivo Cavaller.
In support of repealing the death penalty in The First State, Gov Bill Richardson spends the day in Dover, Delaware, to discuss Senate Bill 19 with Delaware Legislators and Delaware Governor Markell. At a press conference at the Capitol, he addressed media, SB 19 advocates and concerned citizens.
Former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson vowed Saturday to fight a federal ruling that will allow U.S. horse slaughterhouses to operate for the first time since 2007.
(in response to President Obama's Climate Change Plan announcement)
“The unlimited amount of carbon pollution power plants have pumped into the air is endangering the public's health, warming the planet and increasing the frequency and severity of extreme weather events like Hurricane Sandy.
Read the full text version of Governor Richardson's speech as delivered in Miami, Florida on Friday, August 9, 2013