Michelle Lujan Grisham was chosen as one of five co-chairs for President-Elect Joe Biden's transition team. As noted in the governo… MORE: Top New Mexico Democrats could be tapped for … The governor talked about New Mexico… Save lives. While most of her Democrat peers across the country capped Thanksgiving dinner in private homes at 10 guests, Grisham raised the absurdity and said only 5 guests are allowed by law for a turkey dinner on Thursday. The state’s website adds that the stores “shall limit the sale of medications, durable medical equipment, baby formula, diapers, sanitary care products and hygiene products to three items per individual.”, New Mexico’s Democrat Gov. Other state executives, such as the lieutenant governor, the Secretary of State, and the attorney general are also elected to office. Hannah Bleau 24 Nov 2020. 2020 ElectionHealthPoliticscoronavirusMichelle Lujan GrishamNew Mexico. Michelle Lujan Grisham said it is impossible to enforce the five-person limit on Thanksgiving gatherings, whether it’s in her state or “anywhere in the country.” The Governor of New Mexico has violated and infringed upon The US Constitution & The New Mexico Constitution several times. Gov. “Don’t be so naive to think that government & @GovMLG is interested in your health & well being. New Mexico Gov. New Mexico governor enacts statewide two-week shelter-in-place order starting Monday Coronavirus. The following is a list of the Governors of the State of New Mexico and New Mexico Territory.. Twenty-six individuals have held the office of governor of New Mexico since the state's admission to the Union in 1912, two of whom—Edwin L. Mechem and Bruce King—served three non-consecutive terms. “Taking away protected rights, forcing citizens to stand in ‘bread lines’ & LYING about it—are all the actions of communist dictators,” she added in another tweet: Taking away protected rights, forcing citizens to stand in “bread lines” & LYING about it—are all the actions of communist dictators. To report on stores being closed without explaining that it is because the staff at those stores tested positive for COVID-19, posing a threat to the health of the community, would be a disservice to the public. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D) held a virtual news conference on the state's response to the coronavirus pandemic. New Mexico’s Democratic governor Michelle Lujan Grisham has issued a public health order that closes a dozen grocery … If that were the case this wouldn’t be happening,” she said: Across the state, the elderly & sick are in these lines. She is the second elected female governor of the state, the first being her Republican predecessor Susana Martinez who was also the first Latina state governor in the United States.[2]. The Palace of the Governors is the oldest continuously occupied public building in the United States. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico Gov. New Mexico Governor Accused of Causing ‘Modern Breadlines’ with Coronavirus Lockdown Orders 7,382 Win McNamee/Getty Images. The Governor of New Mexico (Spanish: Gobernador de Nuevo México) is the chief executive of the state of New Mexico. Prior to its construction, the governor's residence was located adjacent to the New Mexico State Capitol in downtown Santa Fe. If that were the case this wouldn’t be happening.. ⬇️ #nmpol #nmleg pic.twitter.com/qkT7Jbh0DC, — Elisa Martinez (@elisa1121) November 23, 2020. In 2004, he named Lujan Grisham as New Mexico Secretary of Health; she retained the office until 2007. New Mexico Gov. While the governor heads the Executive Branch of the New Mexico state government, the governor does not have absolute power. It’s because of the state’s new restrictions, which take effect today in #NewMexico ➡️ https://t.co/RAsMCsWg5M pic.twitter.com/BmJsZQiwCV, — Kate Bieri (@KateBieri) November 16, 2020. New Mexico Governor Closes Grocery Stores for Two Weeks A dozen grocery stores around the state have been forced to close for two weeks because of a public health order issued by Gov. Section Three of Article V of the New Mexico Constitution establishes the requirements a person must meet in order to become governor. New Mexico Governor Warns of Critical COVID-19 Situation New Mexico Gov. The officeholder is afforded the courtesy title of The Honorable for life. She says New Mexico is at its breaking point. Head of state and of government of the U.S. state of New Mexico, Relationship with Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico, Gubernatorial lines of succession in the United States § New Mexico, "New Mexico's Susana Martinez 1st woman, 1st Hispanic to lead GOP Governors Association | Fox News Latino", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Governor_of_New_Mexico&oldid=986471042, State constitutional officers of New Mexico, All Wikipedia articles written in American English, Articles containing Spanish-language text, Articles with unsourced statements from March 2016, Official website different in Wikidata and Wikipedia, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 1 November 2020, at 02:08. The governor must be a citizen of the United States, be at least 30 years old, and have been a resident of New Mexico for at least five years prior to election. The state Constitution addresses the office of the governor in Article V, the Executive Department. EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — New Mexico Gov. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham made the announcement Thursday as daily infections statewide surged to new highs. Stay safe. The Office of Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham is located on the fourth floor of the New Mexico State Capitol in Room 400. The office of Governor of the State of New Mexico was created in 1912 when New Mexico was officially admitted to the United States as the 47th state. The long lines coincide with the Democrat governor’s decision to issue a stay-at-home order, demanding nonessential businesses to close for two weeks. Michelle Grisham at a time when the state’s residents are suffering from record high unemployment and food insecurity, critics say. The Governor of New Mexico (Spanish: Gobernador de Nuevo México) is the chief executive of the state of New Mexico. During Friday’s update, the governor stressed its time to stay home again and only leave when it’s essential. Don’t be so naive to think that government & @GovMLG is interested in your health & well being. New Mexico had a $1.1 billion budget surplus when Lujan Grisham took office in January 2019, but now faces a $991 million shortfall. With the governor infringing on both constitutions by implementing the red flag laws which is a clear violation of the 2nd Amendment Right to Keep & Bare Arms because it allows someone to have their guns and gun rights taken without due process. Address: 490 Old Santa Fe Trail Room 400 Santa Fe, NM 87501. MLG creates modern breadlines in New Mexico thanks to her failed, one-size-fits-all #COVID19 policies which both close AND drastically limit access to grocery stores: https://t.co/9HoZf0vIiG #nmpol #nmecon pic.twitter.com/7s0QHBtJKd, — Paul Gessing (@pgessing) November 23, 2020, Why is there a line of people to enter Walmart on a Monday morning? SANTA FE – Gov. NM has experienced these under @GovMLG’s “emergency orders.”. "The governor is focused on the COVID-19 crisis at hand in New Mexico," Nora Meyers Sackett wrote in an email. Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico (1912-1917) Washington Lindsey: 3 Washington Lindsey December 20, 1862 – April 5, 1926 (aged 63) February 18, 1917 – January 1, 1919 683 days Republican: 2nd Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico (1917) Vacant: 4 Octaviano Larrazolo December 7, 1859 – … Every single community where the virus is forcing closures has alternate stores, alternate resources. In 1850, New Mexico was organized as a Territory, and the governor was appointed by the President of the United States. “New Mexicans are instructed to stay at home except for only those trips that are essential to health, safety and welfare – such as for food and water, emergency medical care, to obtain a flu shot or to obtain a test for COVID-19,” according to the state: New Mexico is at the breaking point. SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's governor is calling for $1,200 cash payments to workers who have qualified for unemployment since the pandemic began. Posted: Nov 13, 2020 / 11:34 AM MST / Updated: Nov 13, 2020 / 02:19 PM MST. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Friday announced a two-week shelter-in-place order that will begin Monday. Responsibilities include making annual State of the State addresses to the New Mexico State Legislature, submitting the budget, and ensuring that state laws are enforced. On Monday New Mexico will hit reset, re-enacting the most heightened level of statewide public health restrictions to slow the spread & save lives. Under Article V, Section 4: The officeholder is afforded the courtesy title of The Honorablefor life. Yesterday New Mexico announced a record 1,753 new cases for the day and 18 new deaths, bringing the state's total to 60,776 cases, confirmed from … Michelle Lujan Grisham, a Democrat, said New Mexico is at a breaking point and that a two-week pause will give an opportunity to blunt the virus. “Across the state, the elderly & sick are in these lines,” Trump campaign surrogate and former GOP Senate candidate Elisa Martinez said, providing a picture of a long line in front of a Walmart. If there is no lieutenant governor, or that person is unable to perform the duties of governor, the Secretary of State serves as governor. If there is no President pro Tempore of the Senate, or if that person is unable to perform the duties of governor, then the Speaker of the House serves as governor. [citation needed]. Indoor dining services are also suspended during this period, which began on November 16. The Democrat governor’s order also prohibits “any gathering of more than five individuals.”. SANTA FE - New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham announced a special legislative session will convene next week with the aim of delivering some economic relief to … Responsibilities include making annual State of the State addresses to the New Mexico State Legislature, submitting the budget, and ensuring that state laws are enforced. Michelle Lujan Grisham extended her stay-at-home executive order on Thursday to May 15, despite the relatively low number of coronavirus cases and deaths in the state when compared to the other 49 states in the country. The governor is the head of the executive branch of New Mexico's state government and the commander-in-chief of the state's military forces. A spokesman also referred to the pictures as a politically motivated “Republican talking point.”, Lujan Grisham’s office also provided a statement, stressing that “there is no community in the state of New Mexico where COVID-19 closures have closed off all food and water or medicine options for any community or group of people.”. The Governor of the State of New Mexico is the chief executive of the state of New Mexico.The governor is the head of the executive branch of New Mexico's state government and the commander-in-chief of the state's military forces.They also make annual State of the State addresses to the New Mexico State Legislature, submitting the budget, and ensuring that state laws are enforced. The following is a list of the Governors of the state of New Mexico and New Mexico Territory.. Twenty-seven individuals have held the office of governor of New Mexico since the state's admission to the Union in 1912, two of whom—Edwin L. Mechem and Bruce King—served three non-consecutive terms. William C. McDonald, the first governor, took office on January 6, 1912. Just when we thought that liquor sales restrictions in Pennsylvania by Governor Wolf were arbitrary and, frankly, stupid, along comes Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham in New Mexico with a “hold my beer” response. Effective Monday through Nov. 30, New Mexico … The governor is the head of the executive branch of New Mexico's state government and the commander-in-chief of the state's military forces. New Mexico Gov. The state of New Mexico will be shutdown starting Monday, November 16 for two weeks,Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham announced. pic.twitter.com/XvcHCK3hU3, — Michelle Lujan Grisham (@GovMLG) November 13, 2020, – 2,259 new cases, totaling 84,148 cases statewide, – 17 additional deaths, totaling 1,400 deaths statewide, – 846 current COVID-19 hospitalizations statewide. Under Section One of Article V of the New Mexico Constitution, a governor may be elected any number of times, but not more than twice in a row. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Monday announced she will call the New Mexico Legislature into special session on Tuesday, Nov. 24, to take up a relief package for New Mexicans who have been affected by the economic devastation of the COVID-19 pandemic. Mask up. Lujan Grisham is the first female Democratic governor of New Mexico. New Mexico’s governor announces statewide shelter-in-place order due to ‘out of control’ virus . If you are reporting on store closures, please include that fact, as it is critical to the context. Grisham’s office has rejected the notion that the governor’s orders are causing “modern breadlines.”, “The state is not forcing anyone to stand in a crowded line, as you suggest,” a spokesperson for Lujan Grisham said. … Michelle Lujan Grisham (D) has been accused of fostering an environment for the creation of “modern breadlines” in her state, with photos showing dozens of people standing outside of grocery stores waiting to purchase food following her decision to lock down the state. https://t.co/Bs84cQfIkN, — Breitbart News (@BreitbartNews) May 2, 2020. SANTA FE – New Mexico’s governor is calling for $1,200 cash payments to workers who have qualified for unemployment since the pandemic began. Stay home. According to KOB4, the governor’s order requires businesses “with four or more rapid responses in a 14-day period have to shut down for two weeks.” That has resulted in “a dozen grocery stores around the state” to close their doors. Such businesses include salons and gyms, though businesses deemed essential are still expected to “minimize operations and in-person staffing to the greatest extent possible.” Those that remain open “may not exceed either 25 percent of the maximum occupancy as determined by the relevant fire marshal or more than 75 customers in the business space at any given time, whichever is lesser,” per the state’s website. November 25, 2020. The shelter in place order will last through November 30. Lujan Grisham was later elected to the Bernalillo County Commission, serving from 2010 through 2012. Or ‘science’ for that matter. by: Patricia L. Garcia. The statewide public health restrictions were announced Friday. During the occupation of New Mexico by the United States Military starting in 1846, a military governor was appointed to oversee the area; military governors, at times, were assisted by civilian governors. Additionally New Mexicans are ordered by the … Please let us know if you're having issues with commenting. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D) has been accused of fostering an environment for the creation of “modern breadlines” in her state, with photos showing dozens of people standing outside of grocery stores … William C. McDonald, the first governor, took office on January 6, 1912. Michelle Lujan Grisham says the state is reporting its highest daily count for … The current governor is Michelle Lujan Grisham, a Democrat, who was sworn in as the 32nd Governor of the state of New Mexico on January 1, 2019. Twenty-eight individuals have held the office of governor of New Mexico since the state's … — Elisa Martinez (@elisa1121) November 24, 2020, Gov. The governor said she has instructed New Mexico residents to shelter in place with the exception of going out only on "essential" trips and avoid contacts outside their immediate household. If there is no Secretary of State, the President pro Tempore of the Senate serves as governor. The Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico is elected jointly as the running mate of the gubernatorial candidate in the general election. The governor opens the conference at 3:01 p.m. announcing there are 1,684 new cases reported today by the state Department of Health and 28 new deaths from COVID-19. Essential retailers are required to close every night at 10 p.m. SANTA FE, NM – New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, a Democrat has taken the assault against Thanksgiving dinner to a new level. On December 13, 2016, one week after Tom Udall announced he would not run for Governor of New Mexico. Tell your state legislators to vote FOR the Emergency Powers Accountability Act. The transition team is a group of experts which helps the president-elect transition into their new role. SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s governor is calling a special legislative session next week in the hope of providing new economic relief to those who lost their jobs and small businesses that are reeling from the coronavirus pandemic and aggressive health restrictions. If a governor serves two consecutive terms, he or she is eligible to run again after sitting out one full term. — Michelle Lujan Grisham (@GovMLG) November 24, 2020. “We are in a life-or-death situation, and if we don’t act right now, we cannot preserve the lives, we can’t keep saving lives, and we will absolutely crush our current health care system and infrastructure,” Lujan Grisham said at the time. As noted in the governor's seal, this gubernatorial office is a scion of the Spanish and Mexican governors of Nuevo México (1598) and the governors of the New Mexico Territory (1851). The governor of New Mexico is shutting down grocery stores in her state over COVID-19 testing results. We face a life-or-death situation, & we must & will act to preserve the lives of New Mexicans. Since 1954, the Governor of New Mexico has resided in the New Mexico Governor's Mansion. According to Section Seven of Article V of the New Mexico Constitution, in the event of the death, resignation, removal, impeachment, absence from the state, failure to qualify, or incapacity due to illness of the governor, the lieutenant governor is the first person in the order of succession and thus serves as governor. She has shut down a dozen grocery stores across the state. Democratic New Mexico Gov. Before 1909, the governor resided in the Palace of the Governors, which is listed as a National Historic Landmark. Phone: (505) 476-2200 Toll free: (833) 520-0020 Moreover, stores are only ordered closed for the protection of public safety when the store’s staff members have an abundance of COVID-19 infections among them – surely you and everyone in New Mexico can agree that not one of us would like to be shopping among staff that are contagious.