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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.
New Mexico -- Politics and government -- 1951-
Women -- Political activity -- New Mexico.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 192 pages) : illustrations
Note Includes index.
Print version record.
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 English.
ISBN 9780826350251 (electronic bk.)
0826350259 (electronic bk.)
9781283741620 (MyiLibrary)
1283741628 (MyiLibrary)
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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