Governor Lujan Grisham Applauds Economic Security Measures
Monday, March 01, 2021
SANTA FE, N.M. – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and Economic Development Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes applaud key legislative initiatives that will grow the economy, create jobs, and provide for a new layer of economic security for New Mexico families and businesses.
The stimulus and relief measures are significant in reach, tackling all aspects of the pandemic-related economic emergency, including direct assistance to front-line workers, grants for small businesses, innovative licensing reforms, local purchasing initiatives, and long-term investments in early childhood education.
Gov. Lujan Grisham's executive budget recommendation included almost half a billion dollars for pandemic relief. The governor pledged to work with lawmakers on her priorities to ensure that funding reaches the greatest number of New Mexican families, workers, and businesses with the most need.
“I am collaborating closely with lawmakers to deliver on the promise of job growth and economic security,” Gov. Lujan Grisham said. “We need to continue to move forward together to deliver a long-term, sustainable economic recovery for New Mexico’s families and business owners.”