SANTA FE – Due to critical drought conditions across New Mexico, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has signed an executive order urging New Mexico cities and counties to consider banning the retail sale of fireworks in the state until drought conditions improve. While state statute does not enable the executive to implement a statewide ban on fireworks, the Governor’s Office encourages and appreciates cities and counties taking action to prevent wildfires. The executive order is attached.
Thirty-four additional COVID-19 deaths, 7-Day positivity rate 29.9% SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Thursday announced 5,179 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the