Is Ben Ray Lujan the hardest working member of Congress? Maybe.
For his President’s Day district work period, Lujan will be traveling throughout his district holding a series of events on what he is calling his “economic recovery district tour.” From this Saturday to next Saturday, Lujan will not have a day off, and will hold a total of 20 events in the district to discuss the economic recovery plan which he voted for earlier today.
For the full schedule, which starts early in the morning tomorrow, go below the fold.
But, trust me, don’t try to follow along. It is a [ http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&source=s_d&saddr=Raton,+New+Mexico&daddr=Springer,+New+MExico+to:SAnta+Fe,+New+Mexico+to:Taos,+NEw+Mexico+to:Espanola,+New+Mexico+to:Los+Alamos,+New+Mexico+to:Espanola,+NEw+MExico+to:Clovis,+NEw+MExico+to:Tucumcari,+New+Mexico+to:Clayton,+New+Mexico+to:Chama,+New+MExico+to:Bloomfield,+New+Mexico+to:Aztec,+New+Mexico&hl=en&geocode=&mra=ls&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=36.315864,78.75&ie=UTF8&z=7 ]trip that will be over 1,100 miles, with twenty three hours of driving — just counting the distance from the first town to the last one. Not counting the fact that he is most likely flying in from Washington D.C. through Albuquerque — and flying out the same way.
I hope Lujan isn’t prone to getting car sick.
Saturday, February 14
8:30 am – Economic Recovery Congress on Your Corner, Super Save Discount Food Grocery Store, Raton
11:00 am – Economic Recovery Congress on Your Corner, Elida’s Restaurant, 801 Railroad Ave, Springer