Lawmakers honor PRC commissioner during session

The Daily Times staff
New Mexico Public Regulation Commissioner Lynda Lovejoy was recognized for her public service and accomplishments on Feb. 5 in Santa Fe.

Earlier this month, the New Mexico State Legislature recognized Public Regulation Commissioner Lynda Lovejoy for her accomplishments and her service.

Lawmakers recognized Lovejoy on Native Indian Day on Feb. 5 during the legislative session in Santa Fe.

On the PRC, Lovejoy represents District 4 in northwestern New Mexico. She has served as PRC commissioner from 1999 to 2006 and was re-elected to that post in 2014.

Lovejoy was the first Native American women to serve in the New Mexico House of Representatives and as a member of the Senate. She was elected as a Representative in 1988 and served for 10 years. She was a senator from 2007 to 2012.