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COVID-19: Gov. Announces Reinstatement of Mask Mandate, New Vaccine Requirements

A new public health order announced today will temporarily require masks to be worn indoors. The order will go into effect this Friday, August 20 and will last until September 15 at the earliest. The order requires all New Mexicans aged two and up to wear masks indoors – including in school settings, in alignment …

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REOPENING: $1000 Incentives Help New Mexico Get Back to Work

Earlier this month, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham announced a statewide incentive program for people who accept offers of employment and stay in the job for nine weeks. Starting July 4, people who are currently receiving unemployment benefits and who take jobs between now and July 31 are eligible to receive a back-to-work bonus of up …

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REOPENING: NM Set to Remove Restrictions TOMORROW

After 15 months of COVID-19 restrictions, New Mexico is leaving behind the Red-to-Green reopening framework. Though all 33 of the state’s counties have been operating at the least-restrictive Turquoise Level for weeks, the change marks the first time since March 2020 that businesses can truly operate normally if they choose. The reopening follows Governor Michelle …

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FEDERAL STIMULUS: Unemployment Fund Should Be First to Benefit from Flexibility

The next round of federal stimulus money – a cool $1.75 billion set to be deposited in New Mexico accounts this month – could have broad and flexible allowable uses, according to an Albuquerque Journal article this week. The state Legislature and Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham may still disagree over who has the authority to …

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RETURN-TO-WORK INCENTIVES: It’s Time for the Next Tool to Support Our Businesses

Over the weekend, the Albuquerque Journal reported that a recent study showed New Mexico tied for third-highest unemployment rate in the country at 8.2% last month. In the article, a University of New Mexico economist observes that the state’s unemployment rate is often on the high end of the national spectrum, and that our economy …

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