House GOP blasts Governor for not taking responsibility of COVID crisis

Santa Fe- Today, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham extended the economic shutdown citing concerns over the increase in COVID-19 cases, despite the state having some of the most restrictive public health orders in the nation.  House Republican Leader Jim Townsend and Whip Rod Montoya expressed their apprehensions about the Governor’s continued threats of further economic shutdowns without any discernible public plans on reopening or how to stop the spread in an already hyper-restricted state. According to (as of Oct. 15), New Mexico has led the nation in virus spread over the past month, while also maintaining some of the nation’s most restrictive health orders.