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New Mexico State puts Domenici conference on hiatus for 2019

July 27, 2019

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — An annual policy conference named after former U.S. Sen. Pete Domenici of New Mexico will take a break in 2019.

The Las Cruces Sun-News reports the New Mexico State University announced Friday it put the conference on hiatus this year and attempt to organize its next event in 2020.

The conference, inaugurated by the university’s Domenici Institute in 2008, brought policy experts, scholars, elected officials past and present, cabinet officers, military leaders and other figures of note to Las Cruces.

Attendees would engage with students and the public over two days.

Domenici, a Republican, served in the U.S. Senate from 1973 to 2009.

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Information from: Las Cruces Sun-News, http://www.lcsun-news.com

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