Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and state health official will held a press conference on Thursday to discuss COVID-19 efforts including on vaccinations and newly announced eased restrictions. Watch the full press conference below, via the governor’s Facebook page.
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and state officials held a press conference to discuss the state’s response to COVID-19, including the easing of restrictions in many parts of the state, on Wednesday. Watch the full video below, via the governor’s Facebook page. Update: See the recap of the press conference here.
This year’s legislative session is like no other before it because of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has changed nearly every aspect of American life. One big change is that there was no large gathering of family, dignitaries and other political overserves on the first day of the legislative session to hear the governor deliver annual state of the state address. Instead, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham will deliver a remote State of the State address on Tuesday, which you can watch below, courtesy of New Mexico PBS. Below, you can read along to an annotated version of the speech, as prepared for delivery, be NM Politcal Report, New Mexico PBS and other New Mexico media outlets.
Note: Every year, we count down the top ten stories of the year, as voted on by NM Political Report staffers. See our entire countdown of 2020 top stories, to date, here. 10. Migrants in detention
Although “Free Them All Friday,” a rally held by car at the Cibola County Correctional Facility in May tried to alert the public and officials to the dangers of holding migrants in detention facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic, the state said there was little it could do. According to advocates at the time, migrants were refusing to eat because they were expected to sit in a dining room with 350 others.
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and state officials held a press conference on Thursday to provide an update on COVID-19 in New Mexico. Earlier on Thursday, the state announced it would pause elective surgeries and allow more physicians and other health care workers to treat COVID-19 patients. Watch the full press conference, via the governor’s Facebook page, below.
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and state officials will held a news conference Monday to discuss COVID-19 in the state and the state’s new “red to green” county-by-county process for reopening. See our recap of the press conference below. The press conference happened hours after leaders of Albuquerque hospitals said they are ‘totally full.’ Watch the full press conference below, courtesy the governor’s Facebook page.
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and state officials held a remote press conference on COVID-19 Friday afternoon at 1 p.m.
The press conference came as New Mexico has seen record numbers of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations for COVID-19 and deaths related to the disease. See our recap of the press conference here: State to reimpose shutdown starting Monday: ‘We are in a life or death situation’
The full video of the press conference is available below, as streamed from the governor’s Facebook page.
NM Political Report usual election night liveblog will run throughout the evening. Polls close at 7 p.m. and vote counts will last well into the night. County officials will begin posting results after polls close and they will be available here. The large amount of absentee ballots mean that many races will not have enough sufficient information to project who won, but we will track any news from around the state. Also, read our story on what to watch during Election Day.
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and state officials held a press conference on Thursday afternoon and provide an update on COVID-19 in the state as the number of cases increases at record rates. Watch the entire press conference below, courtesy of the governor’s Facebook page. Update: Lujan Grisham: Fight COVID-19 with a vengeance
Update: State rockets past single-day COVID-19 case total—for second day in a row
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and state officials discussed the state’s COIVD-19 response during a press conference Thursday afternoon. The full video of the press conference, via the governor’s Facebook page is available below.