Friends, Family, Representatives Will Gather to Dedicate State Highway 50 to Rep. Luciano “Lucky” Varela

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Friends, Family, Representatives Will Gather to Dedicate State Highway 50 to Rep. Luciano “Lucky” Varela

Santa Fe, NM – At 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, state representatives will join with the Varela family and the N.M. Department of Transportation to honor the late Representative Luciano “Lucky” Varela.

Following a career in state government, Rep. Varela was elected to the state House of Representatives in 1986 to serve House District 48 and represented that district until 2016. He served as the deputy chair of the House Appropriations and Finance Committee, was a member of the Health, Government and Indian Affairs Committee, and was a champion for NM families. The memorial dedicating Highway 50 in recognition of Rep. Varela passed the Legislature during the 2018 session.


WHAT: Renaming of State Highway 50 in honor of Rep. Luciano “Lucky” Varela
WHERE: Highway 50
Directions from the State Capitol:
I-25 N/US-285 from Old Pecos Trail, Follow I-25 N to NM-50 in Glorieta. Take exit 299 from I-25 N. Continue on NM-50 to NM-63/Main Street.
PARKING for the event will be at the Dollar General store in the Village of Pecos near the intersection of NM 50 and NM63/Main Street.
WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 10 at 9:30 a.m.
RSVP: Email shaya.torres@nmlegis.gov

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