US Attorney To Be Sworn-In

New Mexico – The new United States attorney in New Mexico will be formally sworn in Friday.

Although Kenneth Gonzales already has taken the oath of office, a formal investiture ceremony is scheduled at the federal courthouse in Albuquerque.

Gonzales was appointed to the post by the President Barack Obama.

U.S. Chief District Judge Martha Vazquez will administer the oath at Friday's ceremony. Retired New Mexico Supreme Court Chief Justice Joseph F. Baca will speak.

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