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Who Needs Legislators?

There is a troubling trend occurring up in Santa Fe that must be stopped. First, it was the State Engineer, then the Attorney General, and now the Governor (subscription):

Richardson also said Wednesday the state would address through its own regulatory powers or administrative efforts priorities left undone by the Legislature during the session that ended Feb. 16.

What’s going on here? Do we really want to allow individuals in government who are not happy with the outcome of the legislature to start creating their own rules? This is not the way our system of government is intended to work. We need to nip this in the bud.

C’mon folks, regardless of which side of these issues you support, it’s time to speak out against this blatant seizing of power. Let’s see some comments, and challenge your legislator to come on the site and post a comment to show that they are not going to take this lying down.