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Author Eisenstadt, Pauline, 1938-
Title A woman in both houses : my career in New Mexico politics / Pauline Eisenstadt ; foreword by Jim Belshaw.
Imprint Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2012.

Author Eisenstadt, Pauline, 1938-
Subject Eisenstadt, Pauline, 1938-
New Mexico. Legislature. House of Representatives -- Biography.
New Mexico. Legislature. Senate -- Biography.
Women legislators -- New Mexico -- Biography.
Legislators -- New Mexico -- Biography.
Women -- Political activity -- New Mexico.
New Mexico -- Politics and government -- 1951-
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 192 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Note Includes index.
Summary Pauline Eisenstadt's memoir takes readers to the floors of the House and Senate, offering an insider's view of how New Mexico's government operates-or doesn't.
Contents Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Foreword by Jim Belshaw; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1: The Changing Role of Women; 2: Back to School; 3: How I Got into Politics; 4: Democratic National Convention: San Francisco, 1984; 5: Political Campaigns; 6: The New Mexico Legislature and the National Conference of State Legislatures; 7: Legislative Issues and Decision Making; 8: Legislative Diplomacy: Trips to China and Japan; 9: Capital Projects, or the Pork Bills; 10: My Time in the House of Representatives: 1985-1993; 11: Antiterrorism and Energy Legislation.
12: Death Threats, the State Cookie, and an Automobile Accident13: Ethics Legislation; 14: At Home from 1993 to 1996; 15: The Media: Communicating with the Public; 16: The State Senate of New Mexico: 1996-2000; 17: The Teaching of Evolution; 18: Hate Crimes Legislation; 19: Capital Projects, Sprint Legislation, and Wackenhut; 20: Telecommunications Legislation and Retirement; 21: Life After Politics; Index; Back Cover.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780826350251 (electronic bk.)
0826350259 (electronic bk.)
9781283741620 (MyiLibrary)
1283741628 (MyiLibrary)
9780826350244
0826350240
9780826350237
0826350232
OCLC # 784960269
Additional Format Print version: Eisenstadt, Pauline, 1938- Woman in both houses. Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2012 9780826350244 (DLC) 2011015297 (OCoLC)716069498


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