Hanna Skandera, education secretary-designate, speaks to the media Monday after three motions to send her nomination to the full 42-member Senate all failed in the Senate Rules Committee. Jane Phillips/The New Mexican
Committee head suggests Senate postpone Skandera confirmation
New Mexico Education Secretary-designate Hanna Skandera
Posted: Monday, February 17, 2014 11:01 am
Updated: 12:07 pm, Tue Feb 18, 2014.
Hanna Skandera, New Mexico’s controversial secretary-designate of public education, will remain in office for a full four-year term without ever being confirmed by the state Senate.
Skandera’s confirmation bogged down Monday in the Senate Rules Committee because of a largely partisan divide. Three motions to send her nomination to the full 42-member Senate all failed.
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Monday, February 17, 2014 11:01 am.
Updated: 12:07 pm.