Platform would rouse economy, DNC is told

DENVER, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- A platform that would jump-start the economy and address healthcare and energy was outlined Monday for Democrats during their party's convention in Denver.

Madrid raps GOP on federal drug benefit

SANTA FE, N.M., Feb. 18 (UPI) -- New Mexico Attorney General Patricia Madrid took Republicans to task for putting together a complex drug benefit program she says benefits drug companies.

New Mexico sues over Otero Mesa leasing

ALBUQUERQUE, April 22 (UPI) -- New Mexico officials Friday filed a lawsuit challenging a federal decision to allow oil and gas leasing on Otero Mesa in the southern part of the state. Gov. Bill Richardson and Attorney General Patricia Madrid joined a group of ranchers and hunters in a

New Mexico, Navajo Nation sign water pact

SANTA FE, N.M., April 19 (UPI) -- New Mexico and Navajo officials Tuesday signed an historic settlement that resolves claims of the Navajo Nation to water from the San Juan River. Gov. Bill Richardson, Attorney General Patricia Madrid and Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley signed the pac

New Mexico sues Indian casino operation

SANTA FE, N.M., Feb. 17 (UPI) -- New Mexico officials Thursday asked a judge to close an Indian casino unless it complies with a revenue-sharing agreement with the state.

Feds propose drilling in New Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M., Jan. 24 (UPI) -- The Bush administration Monday announced a limited plan for oil and gas production in the environmentally sensitive Otero Mesa in New Mexico. Gov. Bill Richardson and New Mexico Attorney General Patricia Madrid immediately attacked the plan and promised

Concerns overruled on N.M. nuclear plant

SANTA FE, N.M., Dec. 10 (UPI) -- The U.S. government is going ahead with plans to build a nuclear plant in New Mexico despite health and safety issues raised by state regulators.

Democrats win voter ID fight in New Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M., Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Only new voters who registered by mail will be required to show identification when they vote in New Mexico under a court ruling.

Off-track betting for N.M. couch potatoes

ALBUQUERQUE, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Comcast Digital Cable is offering customers in Albuquerque and a dozen other markets an all-horse-racing channel complete with betting privileges.

Apaches pay $25 million in gaming dispute

SANTA FE, N.M., April 20 (UPI) -- The Mescalero Apache Nation will pay $25 million to New Mexico to settle a lawsuit over revenue sharing payments from its gambling casino.

N.M. clerk to fight same sex order

ALBUQUERQUE, March 29 (UPI) -- A New Mexico county clerk is fighting a court order that keeps her from issuing same-sex marriage licenses.

New Mexico stops same-sex marriages

BERNALILLO, N.M., March 24 (UPI) -- Opponents of same-sex marriage have won a temporary victory from a New Mexico judge who issued a restraining order against Sandoval County.

New Mexico roiled over same-sex dispute

BERNALILLO, N.M., March 23 (UPI) -- A dispute over same-sex marriage may land New Mexico's attorney general and one of the state's county clerks in a courtroom showdown.

Appeals court vacates N.M. minnow ruling

SANTA FE, N.M., Jan. 6 (UPI) -- A federal appeals court has thrown out its earlier ruling that water stored for future human use in New Mexico could be used to save an endangered fish.

New Mexico killer executed

SANTA FE, N.M., Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Confessed child killer Terry Clark was put to death Tuesday night in a "respectful and dignified manner," according to witnesses who attended New Mexico's first

Patricia A. Madrid is an American politician and the former Attorney General for the U.S. state of New Mexico. She is a member of the Democratic Party.

Madrid won her first campaign in 1978 when she became the first woman elected to sit as a district court judge in New Mexico. In 1998, she became the first woman elected Attorney General of the State of New Mexico. She was re-elected in 2002.

In 2005, Madrid became the chairperson of the Conference of Western Attorneys General, which focuses on energy, environment and Indian gaming issues.

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