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Governor to discuss New Mexico wildfire response

94 ViewsNEW 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

23 ViewsDisaster 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 is

Vice President Harris to Officiate Governor Lujan Grisham’s Wedding

20 ViewsSANTA 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

8 ViewsALBUQUERQUE, 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 expansion

Small businesses respond to mask mandate lift

13 ViewsAlthough 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 wanted

Governor, lawmakers discuss end of 2022 legislative session

7 ViewsSANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham and Democratic lawmakers discussed the end of the state’s legislative session in a news conference Thursday afternoon. Several surprise announcements have so far punctuated the end of the session. Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham announced during Thursday’s news conference that New Mexico

New Mexico ending its mask mandate, effective immediately

25 ViewsSANTA FE, N.M. — The state of New Mexico is ending its mask mandate, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced. Speaking during a Thursday afternoon press briefing, the governor removed her own face covering, saying that the state’s face mask mandate for indoor public settings is lifted, effective immediately.