Bolo ties could gain respect

January 28, 2009 10:18:21 AM PST
The bolo tie could be getting some respect in New Mexico. [SIGN UP: Get bizarre news sent to you]

It's already the state's official neckwear. But the Western fashion classic isn't allowed on the floor of the state House of Representatives. But that could soon change.

A House rules committee has approved modification of the legislature's dress code. Now, the issue of string ties goes to the House floor for a vote.

The lawmaker who sponsored the measure say his colleagues will look very Southwestern in their bolo ties.

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