New Mexico Heightens COVID-19 Restrictions | The Line

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March 20, 2020 – In the midst of COVID-19 restrictions, Gene Grant and The Line opinion panel meets virtually through internet video to take a broad look at New Mexico’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Are state and local leaders doing enough? How have New Mexicans responded to the call for social distancing? Others believe New Mexico is overreacting. What are the immediate and long-term economic impacts on businesses and citizens, especially for low-income populations? 

Line Panelists:
Dan Foley, former NM state representative
Eric Griego, former NM state senator
Sophie Martin, attorney 

For Further Reading: 
2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) — New Mexico Department of Health Website
Coronavirus in New Mexico Albuquerque Journal
New Mexico COVID-19 Cases Rise to 35 Santa Fe New Mexican
UNM Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information —  University of New Mexico
NM Supreme Court Orders Further COVID-19 Restrictions for State Courts The NM Political Report
Now Is the Time to Overreact The Atlantic
ACLU: City’s emergency law may be ‘overreach’ Albuquerque Journal
State extends eligibility for unemployment insurance benefits to workers affected by COVID-19 KRWG
NM officials bring on additional infectious disease specialist to help with COVID-19The NM Political Report 

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