Mayor Martin Resendiz of Sunland Park, N.M., claims he was drunk when he signed nine contracts with a California company that is now suing his city for $1 million. Resendiz told a deposition he had been drinking for several hours with executives of the architectural design firm Synthesis and didn’t know what he was signing. The mayor is a former police officer and municipal judge who has announced plans to run for Congress.
New Mexico city mayor claims to have been drunk when signing contracts
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