New Mexico COVID-19 Update: 200 New Cases, Totaling 27,987

New Mexico state health officials on Wednesday announced 200 additional COVID-19 cases. New Mexicans who have non-health-related questions or concerns can also call 833-551-0518 or visit newmexico.gov, which is being updated regularly as a one-stop source for information for families, workers and others affected by and seeking more information about COVID-19.

Luján Statement On Vote To Keep Government Open

U.S. House Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) issued the following statement on the House passage of a government funding package to keep the federal government open through December 11.

House Energy And Commerce Committee Advances Luján Legislation

Today, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce advanced bipartisan legislation introduced by Congressman Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), the U.S. House Assistant Speaker, to ensure Tribal Epidemiology Centers (TECs) can access lifesaving data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other government health agencies, and to protect Tribes and Tribal members from scams.

AG Balderas Announces Victory in Lawsuit

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Attorney General Hector Balderas announced that the State of New Mexico, along with California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, and the California Air Resources Board prevailed in their lawsuit challenging the Trump Administration’s attempt to repeal the Waste Prevention Rule, a commonsense measure to reduce the enormous waste of natural gas on public lands.

Udall Statement On Trump Rollback Of Bedrock Environmental Law

U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.), ranking member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies, released the following statement on new rules expected from the White House Council on Environmental Quality that will weaken enforcement of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

PUBLIC STATTEMENT – Rio Arriba County Drug Treatment

Dear Residents and Community Leaders of Española an Rio Arriba County, Recently, several community members and leaders have expressed concerns about a drug treatment facility soon to open in the Espanola Valley for county residents. This facility clearly addresses a community need that in this past year has garnered unanimous support from the City Council […]