BILL WOULD OFFER PROTECTION FOR LOTTERY WINNERS
Clovis, NM (KSMX) – In news from Santa Fe, A bill that would let lottery winners stay anonymous moves ahead in the New Mexico Senate. The public affairs committee has pushed the bill on to the judiciary committee. The bill would make winners names and personal information confidential. Supporters say, winners can be plagued with unwanted contact from others who would like a share of their winnings. Currently eight states have privacy protections. The bill was authored by state senator Pat Woods of Broadview.