Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Governor Ready To Cooperate.

Byline: Loie Fecteau, David Miles and S.U. Mahesh Journal Staff Writers

Legislature 2001

Johnson To Deliver State of State Address

SANTA FE Republican Gov. Gary Johnson will stress his hope for cooperation with the Democrat-controlled Legislature when he delivers his annual State of the State address today.

"He's going to be talking about 'a new beginning,' '' said Dave Miller, the governor's legislative liaison. "He's still very encouraged."

The state's 112 legislators will have a full agenda as they gather at the Roundhouse for the start of their 60-day session, which is wide open in terms of topics that can be considered.

Fashioning a state budget to pay for operating state government and public schools will be the lawmakers' top priority. …

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