Rep. Gallegos blasts Governor for withholding unemployment funds

Rep. Gallegos blasts Governor for withholding unemployment funds Eunice, NM – Representative David Gallegos (R-Eunice), member of the House Labor and Veterans Affairs committee, blasted the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions (DWS) for their callous disregard for the thousands of New Mexicans who have been forced to file for unemployment due to Governor Lujan […]

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House Republicans Rebuke Governor’s Response to Illegal Emergency Spending

House Republicans Rebuke Governor’s Response to Illegal Emergency Spending Santa Fe, NM – House Republican Leadership offered sharp criticism to Governor Lujan Grisham’s response to a bipartisan investigation regarding emergency government spending during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Governor indicated in her “justification” as to why she took $30 million out of the state treasury without […]

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Leader Townsend blasts ruling that undermines the Legislature’s authority

GOP Leader Townsend blasts ruling that undermines NM Legislature’s authority Artesia, NM – House Republican Leader Jim Townsend issued a statement regarding the New Mexico Supreme Court’s ruling against small business efforts to operate during the current public health crisis. The case centered around whether the Governor had exceeded her authority in issuing fines of […]

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NM Gov and Health Secretary issued a restraining order over restaurant restrictions

Governor temporarily restricted from enforcing restaurant closures and fines Santa Fe, NM – Today a District Court Judge issued a temporary restraining order against Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham and the New Mexico Secretary of Health in response to the administration’s extreme tactics for compliance in the state’s economic shutdown.  “Fortunately, it looks like our liberties […]

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Shifting scope and target of Governor’s orders should worry New Mexicans

Farmington, NM – This week the Governor has continued targeting New Mexico restaurants, revoking operating licenses from a handful of establishments that protested the forced economic shutdown by allowing patrons to dine-in.  Governor Lujan Grisham has used the license revocation tactic in a separate earlier incident with a restaurant in Silver City. A judge subsequently […]

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GOP rallies support for NM businesses targeted by MLG

House Republicans rally support for restaurant owners and employees targeted by Governor’s mandates Santa Fe, NM – House Republicans today sent a letter to Governor Lujan Grisham announcing their support for the thousands of New Mexicans and local businesses that will be adversely affected by Governor Lujan Grisham’s health recently issued health order. It has […]

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