Kevin de León refuses to resign. What happens to his constituents? What does the government do? What about the opposition? What about the civil service?
As a citizen, I am used to it. I have no problem with it.
I have no problem with it because the majority of my congressmen are responsible and I know that the majority of governors are responsible as well. They know that if there is a problem, all of their people are going to fix it.
However, I have a problem with the way the executive branch responds to the problem because the majority of my representatives and the majority of governors don’t know how to respond. They don’t know that when there is a problem, and the majority is on the wrong side of it, then the majority must be the minority.
If there is a problem, the majority has to step aside and let the majority of the minority take the lead. That is how you solve major problems.
In my district, only one congressman has stepped aside in the past decade. The other five did not respond to the problem when it hit close.
“I’ve had over 20 years experience in public law and politics and I have never seen anything like this in my lifetime,” said De León. “The governor and this executive branch in New Mexico have made a conscious decision to be obstructionist and to not do for the people what the people want.”
“I have not seen this sort of disregard for the people of the state. The number two issue for voters this year is schools, and I have been hearing from constituents who are fed up. They want to see their students graduated, but the school systems we have in New Mexico do not comply with the law,” said de León.
De León is referring to the requirement in the law that all public schools have certified teachers, and that the school systems are open to all students, regardless of their economic status.
When the majority of public schools have no certified teachers, there