Secretary Of State To Serve As NM Acting Governor

Nov 19, 2013

Credit Former NM Sec. of State Dianna Duran / Official photo

Republican Secretary of State Dianna Duran will serve as New Mexico's acting governor for part of the week when Gov. Susana Martinez and Lt. Gov. John Sanchez are out of state.

Sanchez was in Washington, D.C. on Monday for a policy summit of the Republican Lieutenant Governors Association. He travels to Little Rock, Ark., on Tuesday for a meeting of the executive committee of the National Lieutenant Governors Association, which runs Wednesday to Friday.

Martinez heads to Arizona on Tuesday for a meeting of the Republican Governors Association.

Sanchez's Arkansas meeting will include sessions on economic development, trade and emergency management. His office will pay for expenses to attend the national association meeting. The GOP group is covering travel expenses for the trip to the nation's capital.

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