SANTA FE -- The state would pay for a $250,000 life insurance policy for members of the New Mexico Army and Air National Guard under a proposal announced Tuesday by Gov. Bill Richardson.
The proposal is part of a package of military benefits that Richardson will ask the Legislature to approve when it convenes in two weeks for a 60-day session.
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This program should be adopted military-wide for Regulars, Reservists, and Guardsmen. Being they only get something like $12-$15 grand in death benefits. Chislin' bastids. Tell Governor Richardson you appreciate his efforts on behalf of New Mexico's citizen soldiers.