“Think New Mexico”; health care affordability
Jeff Bingaman served from 1983-2013 and is a member of the Democratic Party and served as Chairman of Committee Outreach for the Senate Democratic Caucus. At the time of his retirement from the Senate he was Chairman of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee. He also served on the Finance Committee, the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee and the Joint Economic Committee.
Kurtz is the owner of Rio Associates, a consulting firm in political campaigns and public policy in New Mexico.
Valerie Espinoza was elected Commissioner of District 3 of the Public Regulation Commission in November 2012. She began serving her term and was selected to be Vice-Chair of the Commission in January 2013.
She is committed to protecting the public interest while engaging utilities to advance efficiency and clean energy sources. She promotes innovation and technological advancement in the electric, gas, telecommunications, water, wastewater and transportation industries and advocates for public safety in oversight of the Fire Marshal.