New Mexico minnow fight settled

ALBUQUERQUE, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Environmentalists and the city of Albuquerque have settled a lawsuit over water resources and the survival of the endangered Rio Grande Silvery Minnow.

Senators seek to clarify jurisdiction

SANTA FE, N.M., Feb. 4 (UPI) -- A bill has been introduced in the U.S. Senate that would clarify the jurisdiction over crimes committed on American Indian lands in New Mexico.

Richardson: No nuke waste in New Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M., Dec. 1 (UPI) -- New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson is blocking a new uranium-enrichment facility in his state until the government guarantees nuclear waste won't remain there.

Domenici seeks investigation in N.Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M., Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Sen. Pete Domenici, R-N.M., has called for a review of how the state's Democratic secretary of state spent federal election assistance funds.

Reid gains first victor as Minority Leader

WASHINGTON, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- In his first political victory as Senate Minority Leader, Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., has secured a spot on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for a former aide.

New Mexico town to be training center

SOCORRO, N.M., Sept. 29 (UPI) -- A New Mexico university Wednesday assumed ownership of an abandoned town that will become one of the nation's top counter-terrorism training centers.

PoliSci: DOE's basic research gets a boost

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- In a year when nearly every government program not tied to national security is facing budget cuts, the House Appropriations Committee decided to add money to the Department of Energy's budget to boost the nation's investment in basic research.
DEE ANN DIVIS, Senior Science and Technology Editor

Western governors want drought policy

SANTA FE, N.M., June 21 (UPI) -- Western governors Monday called for a national drought policy to include a new network to better predict and respond to the natural disaster.

New Mexico Tech plans anti-terror academy

SOCORRO, N.M., May 17 (UPI) -- New Mexico Tech announced plans to buy an old mining town in southwestern New Mexico to be the base for its proposed anti-terrorism academy.

Cleanup ordered at Los Alamos laboratory

ALBUQUERQUE, March 19 (UPI) -- Officials announced Friday in New Mexico an agreement has been reached for a environmental cleanup at the Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Greens protest energy bill

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- The Green Party Thursday called for the defeat of a new Republican-sponsored energy bill, claiming it would cripple energy conservation efforts.

Senate remains deadlocked on highway bill

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Senate efforts to debate a massive $318 billion highway construction bill deadlocked Tuesday over cost and other concerns.

Senators question Bush energy priorities

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Senators from both parties questioned Bush White House energy priorities Tuesday in Washington, citing the small spending increases proposed for next year.

Energy bill may get reprieve in Senate

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Sen. Pete Domenici, R-N.M. will offer a scaled-back version of failed GOP energy legislation as an amendment to the pending transportation spending bill.

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Pete Domenici
Former White House Chief of Staff, Howard Baker, left, and New Mexico Sen. Pete Domenici face reporters at a party for first lady Nancy Reagan on August 15, 1988. Both men are being mentioned as possible vice presidential candidates for George Bush. (UPI Photo/Vince Mannino/Files)

Pietro Vichi "Pete" Domenici (born May 7, 1932) is an American Republican politician, who served six terms as a United States Senator from New Mexico, from 1973 to 2009, the longest tenure in the state's history.

During Domenici's tenure in the Senate, he advocated waterway usage fees, nuclear power, and related causes. Domenici announced on October 4, 2007, his decision not to seek re-election to the Senate in 2008 for health reasons, in particular frontotemporal lobar degeneration.

Domenici serves as a Senior Fellow at the Bipartisan Policy Center, where he focuses on budget and nuclear energy issues.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Pete Domenici."
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