Senator Udall to Tour Southern New Mexico to Talk About Key Issues Facing Voters This Campaign

Udall to discuss his work to continue standing up for NM by helping create jobs, supporting middle-class families and veterans in visit Socorro, Grant, Luna, Doña Ana, Chaves and Eddy counties

On Sunday, October 19, Tom Udall will begin a four-day tour of Southern New Mexico early next week, talking about his record of standing up to do what’s right for New Mexico families. Events will discuss Udall’s work to support job creation and economic development in Southern New Mexico, as well as his support for early child care and veterans. He will also rally with supporters and encourage Southern New Mexico voters to join tens of thousands of others across the state participating in early voting.

Among the issues Udall will discuss include the need to continue investments in the Santa Teresa Port of Entry. On Monday, he will visit OMEGA Trucking, a business in Sunland Park that has grown as a result of the port expansion. Udall will meet with business leaders to talk about his work to push for funding for roads and other transportation needs around the port.

On Tuesday, Udall will visit Sapphire Energy’s Research and Development facility in Las Cruces to talk about New Mexico’s leadership in energy development and the importance of continuing to invest in energy research to create jobs.