Travelers from states at lower risk for COVID-19 disease will be exempted from New Mexico’s mandated quarantines beginning Friday, and some hotels will be permitted to expand their occupancy from 50 to 75 percent of their capacity. Under current emergency rules, all visitors from outside New Mexico are required toRead More →

Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s Economic Recovery Council is urging small businesses that have been hard hit by the COVID-19 public health emergency to apply for an emergency loan program now available through the New Mexico Finance Authority. The Small Business Recovery Act of 2020 set aside $400 million from theRead More →

State finance officials started accepting applications Wednesday for low-interest loans that are designed to help small businesses endure the financial stress of the coronavirus pandemic. Legislation approved in June sets aside up to $400 million in state trust funds for loans to individual businesses of up to $75,000 each. EligibilityRead More →

Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed legislation Wednesday morning requiring all law enforcement officers in New Mexico to wear body cameras. Some law enforcement agencies, like the Albuquerque Police Department, already require officers to wear body cameras. The bill will impact agencies that don’t – like the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office.Read More →

Press Conference Breakdown (Audio) On-time and right to business today, New Mexico Governor Michell Lujan Grisham began with the latest case numbers per the NM Department of Health. Hear the full press conference here, please note there were several moments of audio drop-outs during the press conference. The Highlights TheRead More →

New Mexico Governor Mandates Face Mask Use – Press Conference Breakdown (Audio) Donning her latest gifted mask made by a teacher in Las Vegas, New Mexico, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham hosted another public update and press conference on the continuing state response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Full audio from today’sRead More →