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New Mexico Governor thanks oil & gas, cheers hydrogen plans

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is thanking attendees of the New Mexico Oil And Gas Association’s annual meeting for their contributions to the economy. Fossil fuel mining is the largest government revenue source and directly funds education. Lujan Grisham also pledges to continue stricter

Majority of voters back mask mandates

A majority of New Mexico voters support a mandate to wear masks indoors, an action that Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and the state Department of Health took place last week a day after a poll conducted for NM Political Report ended. An even larger majority thought schoolchildren under the age of 12

Zozobra, Balloon Fiesta organizers are reviewing COVID-19 protocols

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — All who are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine must show proof of being fully vaccinated to enter the grounds of the New Mexico State Fair. During the governor’s briefing with state officials Tuesday, she encouraged other event organizers and venues to follow suit.

Retired supreme court justice to take over troubled CYFD

Gov says she reached “mutual decision” on Blalock’s departure SANTA FE, N.M. — Children Youth and Families Secretary Brian Blalock was a no show at a news conference today when Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced that he was out of her administration. “He’s on vacation. That is why he’s not here,”

New Mexico governor recommends residents wear masks indoors

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Per the latest CDC guidance, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is recommending New Mexicans wear a mask indoors out of an abundance of caution.  The New Mexico Department of Health will hold a COVID-19 update Wednesday, July 28 at 3 p.m.

Gov. Lujan Grisham signs emergency declaration for Roswell

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has signed an executive order declaring a state of emergency for the City of Roswell. Last Wednesday, she had signed similar orders for Lincoln and Chaves counties following severe flooding.