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New Mexico lawmaker pushes for Balloon Fiesta stamp

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - A state lawmaker is pushing for a Balloon Fiesta stamp.

Albuquerque Rep. Sarah Maestas Barnes is asking the U.S. Postal Service to issue a stamp commemorating the 50th International Balloon Fiesta.

Her memorial points out that Balloon Fiesta has grown from 13 balloons into the world's largest hot air ballooning event.

The memorial says a stamp would be a treasured keepsake of the event.


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