In an online press conference held Monday New Mexico Republicans accused Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham of overreaching in her coronavirus public health measures. NM Republican Party chairman Steve Pearce and state House Minority Leader Jim Townsend said the governor’s orders to shut down nonessential businesses discriminated against small companies and that the Governor had neglected to consider the steep economic impact the virus-related measures are having on the state’s residents. Republican part chairman Steve Pearce said his party was not making any specific proposals as to how it believed the health orders should be altered, but called for a plan on how the state will “get Main Street operating again.” Read more HERE.
In lieu of any kind of plan for reopening the state economy from either the state Republican leadership or the Governor’s administration, NMBC has stepped up to the plate with a safe and comprehensive plan to move New Mexico forward. Read the entire NMBC plan for revitalizing the state economy and getting New Mexico back to work HERE.