The Legislative Finance Committee held their September 24 and 25 meeting in Silver City at Western New Mexico University before traveling to Deming for the last part of their visit. The Prospectors along with Western New Mexico University hosted the committee for the visit in the WNMU Miller Library. Co-sponsors were HMS, Border Area, Grant County Democratic Party, PNM and Southwest Council of Governments. The coordinator for this event was Prospector Evangeline Zamora, along with Bruce Ashburn. Prospector President Mischa Larisch participated in giving welcoming remarks to the members of the committee. Local Legislators in attendance were Senator Howie Morales, Representative Rudy Martinez and Representative Rebecca Dow.
National History Day Students from Silver High School made a special appearance at the meeting on Wednesday.