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New Mexico Local Politicians - Mayors of Places in New Mexico, Debbie Jaramillo, Tom Bolack, Greg Solano, Ken Miyagishima, Joe A. Campos (Paperback) Loot Price: R271
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New Mexico Local Politicians - Mayors of Places in New Mexico, Debbie Jaramillo, Tom Bolack, Greg Solano, Ken Miyagishima, Joe A. Campos (Paperback)

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Mayors of Places in New Mexico, Debbie Jaramillo, Tom Bolack, Greg Solano, Ken Miyagishima, Joe A. Campos, Larry Delgado, Andrieus A. Jones, David Coss, James F. Hinkle, Louis E. Saavedra, Joseph Maestas, William Taylor Thornton. Excerpt: Debbie Jaramillo (born 1952) was mayor of Santa Fe, New Mexico from 1994 to 1998. Jaramillo was elected mayor after serving six years on the city council. She was Santa Fe's first female mayor. As a city councilor she had expressed concern about the gentrification of Santa Fe, which was forcing the primarily Hispanic local population to move out of its historical neighborhoods: "We painted our downtown brown and moved the brown people out", she said in 1991. She ran on a platform promising to place the interests of local residents above those of Santa Fe's booming tourist industry, in contrast to the more pro-development policies of the incumbent mayor, Sam Pick. Her campaign slogans included "Take back Santa Fe ", and in her victory speech she said, "This town is not for sale. It belongs to the community." Jaramillo had previously run against Pick for mayor, unsuccessfully, and her 1994 election was viewed as something of an upset, since she had been outspent by her opponents and she had trailed in pre-election polls. Jaramillo's administration was marked by controversy. She pushed through a plan for the city, assisted by The Trust for Public Land, to acquire the 50-acre Santa Fe Railyard property and begin its conversion into a public mixed-use development. A new police chief, Donald Grady 2d, was hired in an effort to modernize and bring a community policing philosophy to the Santa Fe Police Department, whose previous chief had been a target of Jaramillo's criticism. However, Grady's efforts met strong ... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=1221463

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: June 2010
First published: June 2010
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 40
ISBN-13: 978-1-158-14359-7
Barcode: 9781158143597
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LSN: 1-158-14359-1

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