Yet another example of Governor Bill Richardson’s actions speaking louder than his words:
The webcast of Richardson’s speech will be the Legislature’s first live foray on the Internet.
“I’m proud to utilize this innovative technology to give New Mexicans who can’t be here in person the opportunity to see my State of the State speech on the Internet,” Richardson said in a news release.
Last year, the Legislature approved $50,000 to buy cameras and other equipment to webcast the daily floor sessions of the Legislature. However, Richardson used his line-item veto power to squash the proposal.