Bernalillo County – Bernalillo County Commission Chair Art De La Cruz today issued a statement on the passing of New Mexico House Speaker Ben Lujan.
“Ben Lujan worked day and night to make New Mexico a better place for all of us,” Commission Chair Art De La Cruz says. “He stood up for what he believed in as a champion for public schools, teachers, seniors and those less fortunate. New Mexico and Bernalillo County will miss his even-handed leadership.
“However, his legacy continues today through legislation that helps working families. Ben Lujan believed in the democratic process and is a great example of leadership in tough times.”
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