More Cabinet appointments expected

Politics - Government

Governor-elect Michelle Lujan Grisham is expected to continue adding to her Cabinet ahead of taking office next week.

This comes after announcing her picks to lead other key departments.

That includes Kate O’Neill who has been tapped for Secretary of Higher Education.

She is the former CEO of the University of New Mexico’s campus in Taos.

She chose Mike Sandoval to head up the State Department of Transportation who has overseen the Rail Runner and is a division director within the department.

Also selected was Debra Garcia y Griego who will fill the role of Secretary of Cultural Affairs.

She also selected Vincent Martinez for Secretary of the Department of Information Technology.

She is expected to announce more picks Thursday at a news conference at 1 p.m.

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