Santa Fe — Today, the House Republican Leadership sent a letter to the Governor urging her to end her administration’s announced plan of reducing needed federal CARES Act dollars to any local governments who are not obeying her various public health orders. According to a report last week by the Santa Fe New Mexican, the Lujan Grisham administration is creating a financial assistance application process so local governments — funded through federal CARES Act dollars— can receive reimbursement for COVID-19 related expenses. However, the granting of these needed federal dollars will be reduced for any municipality or county who has refused to enforce the Governor’s public health edicts.
Thirty-five additional COVID-19 deaths SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Thursday announced 997 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health,