Thursday: Governor Testifies Before Congress on Need for Federal Aid for COVID-19 Recovery Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Thursday will testify before the U.S. House Financial Services Committee, appearing remotely to share her perspective as governor on the impact of COVID-19 on New Mexico’s budget and the critical need forRead More →

We would like to make it clear that school districts are determining their own re-entry plans this Fall, and Las Cruces should follow closely with Las Cruces Public Schools for more up-to-date and local information.  State Updates School Reopening Guidelines The following is a share message from the Office ofRead More →

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Tuesday authorized an amended Fiscal Year 2021 state budget, using her line-item veto authority to restore legislative cuts to public education and other areas while employing state reserves, spending reductions and federal monies to patch a revenue shortfall caused by the economic fallout of theRead More →

NM Flags to be Lowered to Commemorate Juneteenth Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has ordered state flags to half-staff in observance of Juneteenth. State flags will be flown at half-staff beginning sundown Thursday through sundown Saturday. Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation freeing slaves on Jan. 1, 1863, but it wasRead More →

Governor Releases Additional Summer Resources for Families Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Friday announced additional resources for New Mexico families interested in summer youth programming. Through a collaboration between the Department of Cultural Affairs, Public Education Department, Early Childhood Education and Care Department, and Children, Youth & Families Department, theRead More →

Governor Orders State Flags Lowered in Honor of George Floyd Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has ordered state flags to fly at half staff through sundown Friday, June 5, to honor George Floyd and all other victims of systemic racism and police violence, which have been the subject of peaceful protestsRead More →

Governor issues statement on peaceful protests, president stoking escalation SANTA FE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Monday issued the following statement: “I want to wholeheartedly commend the thousands of New Mexicans who peacefully protested in Albuquerque last night. Freedom of speech is an undeniable right of every American andRead More →

Governor announces limited reopening for dine-in restaurants, indoor malls, gyms, salons and more Amended emergency public health order effective June 1 SANTA FE – New Mexico’s emergency public health order will be extended and amended to permit indoor dining, hair salons, gyms and indoor shopping malls to reopen next weekRead More →

New Mexico Governor- Press Conference Breakdown- “I Will Do Whatever I Can To Protect Them, I Need Your Help” (Audio) SANTA FE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and state health and election officials hosted a remote news conference today, Friday afternoon, to provide an update on COVID-19 efforts in NewRead 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 →