Martinez has echoed this line of thought previously when explaining why she won’t run for president, but in Monday’s interview she did not answer directly when asked if she would consider being the GOP’s vice-presidential nominee. br>And that's how national speculation begins.
“I’m so focused on New Mexico,” she replied.
According to the Navajo Area Indian Health Service, there are approximately 25,000 Navajos who are diabetic and approximately 75,000 who are pre-diabetic. br>
Those numbers, along with the potential for it to increase, has resulted in the bills that currently are making their way through the legislative process.
Interim Police Chief Allen Banks says his department is one of the best equipped departments in the nation.
“What [Lopez] didn't realize until our conversation this weekend is that our officers have the eligibility to qualify and be certified to carry rifles while they're on patrol,” said Banks. “You have to have years of experience on the department per SOP and you have to qualify certain percentage at the range to be able to carry a rifle.”