Former Congressman and Secretary of the Interior Manuel Luján, Jr.
Leaders respond to Passing Of Manuel Luján, Jr.
U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich
WASHINGTON, D.C. ‒ U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) issued the following statement on the passing of former Congressman and Secretary of the Interior Manuel Luján, Jr.
“During his decades of service in the House of Representatives and at the Department of the Interior, Manuel Luján never stopped fighting for the people he represented. New Mexico has lost one of our greatest statesmen and strongest champions.”
Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver
SANTA FE – Following the news of former Congressman and Secretary of the Interior Manuel Lujan’s passing today, Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver released the following statement:
“Manuel Lujan was a devoted and pragmatic public servant who always put the interests of New Mexicans first. Over the course of his long career Manuel served his state and his nation with great pride and dedication. My thoughts are with his family at this difficult time.”
Albuquerque, NM – Please see the below statement from New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas, following the news of the passing of Secretary Manuel Lujan Jr.
“Secretary Lujan served the people of this state and this nation with honor, distinction and compassion for more than two decades. My prayers are with the Lujan family tonight, as they remember a true public servant.”