New Mexico Liutenat Governor Endorses OFFE Resolution for Mandatory Funding of Vets Healthcare

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE!
September19, 2007,

New Mexico Lieutenant Governor Endorses OFFE Resolution for Mandatory Funding of Vets Healthcare

On Saturday, September 15th, acting New Mexico Governor, Diane Denish made a special visit to the booth of ‘Operation Firing For Effect’ at the 2007 New Mexico State Fair held in Albuquerque.

Lieutenant Governor Denish is Acting Governor for the entire state while New Mexico Governor Bill Richards campaigns for the Presidency. The purpose of her visit to our booth was to publicly sign OFFE’s resolution and voice her support for the efforts of OFFE.

OFFE New Mexico Director of Operations, Theodore Roybal organized the event, and OFFE National Chairman, Gene Simes, and OFFE Public Relations Director, Jere Beery flew to Albuquerque for the signing with Governor Denish.


OFFE National Chairman,
Gene Simes and New Mexico Lieutenant Governor,
Diane Denish at the 2007 State Fair.


Acting Governor Denish signs
OFFE resolution to mandate
full funding of the VA.

The brief signing ceremony was also broadcast live over Stardust Radio, which has a large number of listeners among our deployed troops and military families.

During the 12 minute special broadcast, Governor Denish voiced her support for full funding of the VA healthcare system, and she publicly challenged California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and the Orange County Board of Supervisors to support and endorse OFFE’s resolution. She also sent out her best wishes to our troops serving overseas.


OFFE New Mexico Director of Operations, Theodore Roybal
And OFFE Public Relations Director, Jere Beery

Gene Simes and the OFFE Team were warmly welcomed by the New Mexico State Fair organizers and the Governor’s staff.

During OFFE’s 7 day visit to the state fair, OFFE collected some 5000 resolution signatures. In addition, Albuquerque Mayor, Martin J. Chavez signed and sent OFFE’s resolution in via The US Postal Service (USPS).

Governor Denish and Mayor Chavez endorsed resolutions will be posted on our web site within the next few days at www.offe2008.org

To hear Governor Denish interview at OFFE resolution signing, download the attached audio file.

OFFE Public Relations Director
Jere Beery
jerebeery@aol.com