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Influenza activity widespread across New Mexico

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There’s still time to get the flu vaccine

SANTA FE — With influenza (flu) activity remaining steady across New Mexico since the beginning of the year, the New Mexico Department of Health wants New Mexicans to know that it’s not too late to get your flu shot.

Since October, NMDOH has investigated six flu outbreaks in...

Governor, attorney general announce New Mexico will sue president over ‘emergency’ declaration

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SANTA FE - In the wake of President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency in the service of his demand for a border wall, New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham and Attorney General Hector Balderas announced the state will file suit against President Donald J. Trump over his inappropriate and overreaching declaration of a “national emergency.”

This declaration diverts funds crucial to the protection of New Mexicans, away from their proper channels and puts New Mexico’s economy and people at risk.

“The president’s absurd and dangerous declaration, a bald-faced end run around Congress and the basic tenets of our nation’s system of governance, will not stand,”...

Nez-Lizer congratulate newly confirmed New Mexico Secretary of Indian Affairs Lynn Trujillo

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WINDOW ROCK – Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer congratulate Lynn Trujillo for being confirmed by the New Mexico State Senate to serve as the Secretary of the New Mexico Indian Affairs Department.

Trujillo was appointed by New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham Jan. 22, which was then subject to confirmation by the Senate Rules Committee and the full Senate.

The New Mexico Senate voted 30-0 to confirm Trujillo Feb. 20, during the first session of the 54th New Mexico State Legislature.

“The Navajo Nation congratulates Secretary Trujillo and we look forward to working with her to advance the priorities of the Navajo Nation, which includes securing...

Board of Commissioners approves resolution to declare McKinley County a Second Amendment Sanctuary

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Unanimous decision made during a special meeting

The crowd filled the third floor meeting room of the McKinley County Courthouse on Wednesday to capacity, pouring out into the lobby and first floor rotunda.

People had gathered to hear a reading of and voice either their support or opposition to a resolution presented to the Board of Commissioners that would preserve the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution and declare McKinley County as a Second Amendment Sanctuary County.

A Second Amendment Sanctuary County has adopted resolutions to not enforce certain gun control measures that are seen as violating the Second Amendment. San Juan, Eddy, Curry, Quay, Socorro...

Commissioners to discuss designating McKinley County a 2nd Amendment Sanctuary

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The McKinley County Board of Commissioners will have a special meeting to discuss a response to the Environmental Review Act as well as the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution.

The first item on the meeting agenda is a discussion and potential approval of a resolution in opposition to House Bill 206, The Environmental Review Act.

The second item is a discussion and approval of a resolution preserving the Second Amendment, and declaring McKinley County as a Second Amendment Sanctuary County.

The meeting will take place Wednesday 9 am at the County Courthouse, 207 W. Hill St.

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