New Mexico governor concerned with potential migrant influx

55 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s Democratic governor wants the Biden administration to delay planned or expanded efforts to transport migrants to her state if pandemic-related restrictions on asylum seekers are lifted. The federal government has predicted a threefold increase in border crossings if that happens.

New Mexico governor requests delay of DHS plan to send more migrants to Albuquerque

52 Views  Â SANTA FE, N.M. — Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham sent a letter to U.S. Department of Homeland Security Sec. Alejando Mayorkas Tuesday, requesting the federal government delay planned or expanded efforts to transport migrants to New Mexico. She said the plan would dramatically affect the state’s capacity to provide ongoing

Mark Ronchetti wins GOP nomination for New Mexico governor

93 Views  Â NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Mark Ronchetti has won the Republican primary for governor and will challenge incumbent Democratic Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham in November. The former television meteorologist defeated four other candidates Tuesday.

President Biden to visit New Mexico in response to state’s wildfires

88 Views  Â SANTA FE, N.M. — President Joe Biden will be traveling to New Mexico next week to get an update on wildfires burning in our state. President Biden will be meeting with Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, other state and local officials, first responders and with FEMA personnel in Santa Fe.

Governor to discuss New Mexico wildfire response

133 Views  Â NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham will provide an update on the wildfires burning throughout New Mexico on Tuesday. KRQE News 13 will live stream the 10 a.m. briefing on this page.

New Mexico News: Wednesday’s Five Facts

87 Views  Â Disaster declaration, Coming together, High fire danger, Recycling plant fire, Discounted tickets [1] Governor requests federal disaster declaration for wildfires – Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham is pushing for a presidential disaster declaration to start the process of wildland recovery. The usually does not happen until after the fire damage

Vice President Harris to Officiate Governor Lujan Grisham’s Wedding

102 Views  Â SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is getting married, and Vice President Kamala Harris has been picked to officiate. The first-term Democratic governor made the announcement through her personal spokesman Tuesday, saying a small ceremony will be held May 21 in Washington, D.C.

New Mexico governor asked to stand up to more nuclear waste

72 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A coalition of environmentalists and nuclear watchdogs has delivered more than 1,100 petition signatures to Democratic Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham. Dozens of people gathered at the state Capitol on Tuesday to ask that the Lujan Grisham administration take all steps necessary to stop any

Small businesses respond to mask mandate lift

50 Views  Â Although Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham lifted New Mexico’s indoor mask mandate in mid-February, small businesses have been deciding for themselves whether or not they really want to stop wearing masks. Matt Alexander, the owner of Picture Perfect Photo Lab, said he allowed his employees to vote on if they