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SANTA FE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham sounded an upbeat tone after her first special session as governor, saying bills passed by lawmakers would help New Mexico weather a daunting economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
During the four-day special session, lawmakers passed budget solvency, economic aid, election and law enforcement body camera bills the first-term governor had added to the agenda.
In a statement, Lujan Grisham praised lawmakers for their work, saying, “Amid unprecedented and difficult circumstances, both chambers and both parties were receptive to my call and came together to deliver for New Mexicans.”