SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Legislature has approved a $330 million economic relief package aimed at helping unemployed workers and certain businesses that have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. Passage came Tuesday night as lawmakers rushed to wrap up a one-day session that was called by Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham. If the Democratic governor signs the measure, the state could distribute $1,200 stimulus checks to people who are unemployed or who have run out of unemployment this year. Most of the proposed spending will be made possible by federal relief funding previously assigned to New Mexico.
New Census data shows New Mexicans are getting older
22 Views New data released by the U.S. Census Bureau shows New Mexico’s population is aging. New Mexico’s total population increased by 2.8% from 2010 to