What about the Europeans in 1492?

“I wish we were discussing this in 1492,” Rep. Ray Begaye, D-Shiprock, just told the group. Begaye is a Navajo lawmaker.

“Is that a bill number,” Sen. John Ryan, R-Albuquerque, cracked. Laughter.

“Can I make that a friendly amendment,” Begaye responded. More laughter.

That exchange is about it for levity in the discussion over whether New Mexico should stop issuing drivers’ licenses to illegal immigrants.

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About triptothecapitol

Trip Jennings is a Capitol reporter at the Santa Fe New Mexican.
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