Michelle Lujan Grisham Endorsed by Pueblo of Pojoaque
ALBUQUERQUE – Congressional Democratic Nominee Michelle Lujan Grisham announced today that she was endorsed by the Pueblo of Pojoaque.
Pojoaque Pueblo offered its formal support for Lujan Grisham as she prepares for the final stage of the general election for 1st Congressional District.
“The Pueblo of Pojoaque has a history of active involvement in the political process, which means we carefully consider the qualifications and views of candidates, especially those running for Congress,” said Governor George Rivera. “Michelle Lujan Grisham is a dedicated public servant whose service in government and her understanding of tribal economic development, access to quality affordable healthcare and respect for sovereign pueblos makes her an ideal New Mexican to represent our state in Congress.”
Michelle Lujan Grisham has a long and proud record of achievement as a result of her relationships and her respect for the traditions and needs of New Mexico’s pueblos and tribes.
Michelle was appointed by three New Mexico governors to serve as Director and Cabinet Secretary of the Department of Aging and Long-Term Services. She also served as the Secretary of the Department of Health. During her productive tenure, Michelle ensured that tribes and pueblos were a priority for state government, directing state and federal resources toward the unique needs of Indian country, while respecting the sovereign Indian nations.
“I respect Governor Rivera’s commitment to his pueblo and the state of New Mexico, and I am honored to have the support from the Pueblo of Pojoaque,” Michelle Lujan Grisham said. “I look forward to representing Pojoaque’s interests and all our native communities.”
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