Congressman Pearce tours flood damage, meets with local officials

Posted at: 09/21/2013 5:56 PM
Updated at: 09/21/2013 10:17 PM
By: Johnny Cordoba, KOB 4

Congressman Steve Pearce visits areas affected by recent floods across New Mexico
Congressman Steve Pearce visits areas affected by recent floods across New Mexico
Photo: U.S. Congressman Steve Pearce

Glenwood, NM – U.S. Congressman Steve Pearce met with local officials and emergency management teams in Reserve and Glenwood, NM.  This afternoon, he will tour flood damage in surrounding areas near Mineral Creek, Mogollon, Alma, and the Catwalk.  

“I am deeply grateful for the phenomenal efforts of local officials and emergency responders,” said Pearce.  “Their hard work and continuing dedication has kept New Mexicans safe and helped prevent further damage.  I also appreciate all those local residents who have taken time this weekend to share their stories with me  and help me understand how they have been affected and what needs to be done.  My office continues to stand ready to aid those affected in any way we can.” 

Pearce is scheduled to tour further areas and meet with other local officials in the coming days.  Tomorrow, he will meet with local officials in Truth or Consequences, and tour flood damage in the Las Palomas and Animas Creek areas.  He will also visit Grant County to tour damage in areas near Santa Clara.