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COVID Relief Spending Squabble

A hand holding several $100 dollar bills, with CG coronaviruses superimposed.

October 22, 2021 –The Line opinion panel shares legal perspective on the Governor’s power to unilaterally allocate federal COVID-19 relief funds. The state Treasurer says the Governor must consult the Legislature, but the Governor’s Office says legal precedent is on its side. A related case is headed to the courts in just a matter of…

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Masked and Vaxxed: MLG’s New Mandates

Composite illustration of hands holding a facemask covering a coronavirus on top of the New Mexican flag.

August 20, 2021 – Mask up! The nearly unrestrained rise in COVID-19 cases among unvaccinated people has led to the return of a mask mandate while indoors and which will remain in effect at least until September 15. The governor’s latest public health order also has new vaccine requirements for some people who work in health care and school settings.…

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