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Senator Gregg Schmedes Asks Attorney General to Investigate Nursing Home Evictions during COVID


SANTA FE – Today, Senator Gregg Schmedes (District 19-Bernalillo, Sandoval, Santa Fe, and Torrance) sent a letter to Attorney General Hector Balderas asking him to investigate patient evictions at rehabilitation centers, nursing homes, and long-term care facilities during the coronavirus pandemic. Senator Schmedes previously requested an investigation in May 2020, when 54 elderly and frail patients were evicted from the Canyon Transitional Rehabilitation Center. To date, the Attorney General has not responded to Senator Schmedes’ request.

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