Stuff you need to know, 11.16.23

“Vasquez touts benefits of Southline transmission project”
by Hannah Grover, NM Political Report
November 16, 2023

At the urging of U.S. Representative Gabe Vasquez, whose congressional district includes Sierra County, a transmission project that would move electricity from Hidalgo County to Arizona was recently selected for funding by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Transmission Facilitation Program. The renewal energy project is expected to create thousands of jobs and lower electricity bills for a region with high levels of poverty.

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Diana Tittle
Diana Tittle

Diana Tittle, a member of the board of Sierra County Public-Interest Journalism Project, was the editor of the Sierra County Sun, the Citizen's precursor. A former resident of Truth or Consequences who now lives part-time in northern New Mexico, she spent her 42-year professional career in Cleveland, Ohio, where she worked as a newspaper reporter, magazine writer and editor, book author and publisher and publishing consultant. She is the recipient of a Cleveland Arts Prize for Literature.

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  1. After elected to represent the citizens of District 2 ,Congressman Gabe Vasquez hit the ground running bringing needed resources to Sierra County and throughout the district .He has reached out to all and definitely cares about his constituency . We should all join in re-electing Congressman Gabe Vasquez to Congress !

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