Press Release

Governor Bill Richardson Applauds Passage of Spaceport Tax

By SpaceRef Editor
April 23, 2008
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Governor Bill Richardson Applauds Passage of Spaceport Tax

Governor To Hold News Conference WEDNESDAY at 10:45 a.m.

SANTA FE – Governor Bill Richardson released the following statement about the successful passage of a tax to support Spaceport America. Sierra County residents overwhelmingly approved the tax in a special election today.

“I applaud the people of Sierra County for taking this bold step and providing the most important endorsement of Spaceport America,” Governor Bill Richardson said. “With Sierra County’s support, Spaceport America will become a reality, providing thousands of jobs and a new future for Southern New Mexico.”

Governor Richardson and members of the Spaceport Authority will hold a news conference Wednesday at 10:45 a.m. to discuss the election and next steps for the project. The news conference will be in the Governor’s Cabinet Room on the fourth floor of the State Capitol Building.

SpaceRef staff editor.