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Republican Rep. Smith to retire from House

Rep. Jim Smith, R-Tijeras

SANTA FE — Rep. Jim Smith, a Tijeras Republican with a reputation for working across the aisle, is retiring from the state House this year, creating an open seat in the East Mountains.

He was honored by his colleagues on Tuesday for the pragmatic approach that allowed him to get so much legislation passed.

Smith is a retired teacher who joined the House eight years ago.

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