On Thursday, Doña Ana County saw a state-high 40 people test positive for COVID-19. The list of symptoms of the coronavirus continues to grow. The State of New Mexico says no one should be charged for COVID-19 care, but some people are still being charged. KUNM's Kahlil Ekulona speaks with New Mexico Superintendent of Insurance Russell Toal about how the state is trying to help.
Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham announced New Mexico is on track to see more businesses reopen in some capacity. Early voting is underway in New Mexico and officials are urging people who can vote to stay away from the polls and use an absentee ballot. Also, a commentary on tough decisions on the way for state and local levels.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced on Monday that childcare facilities in the state can immediately start operating again. Also, KUNM's Khalil Ekulona speaks with Catherine Delaney, a physician's assistant and recovered COVID-19 patient about what it was like to be infected with the coronavirus.
New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham announces new public health orders that include requiring masks in public places starting this Saturday. Also, a commentary on how the pandemic is impacting political campaigns this year.
New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham to make announcement on public health ordinances put in place to slow spread of COVID-19. A Democratic State Senate Candidate in the District 38 primary race drops out, and a commentary on how the oil and gas industry is spending big in New Mexico primary races.
Primary Election News: Preview of Republican Primary Forum with candidates running for New Mexico's 2nd Congressional District. Also, District 31 Incumbent Democratic State Senator Joseph Cervantes shares why he is seeking re-election.
Health officials update COVID-19 numbers in New Mexico. Some are hopeful that the drop in juvenile detention due to the pandemic can be a permanent change. Also, a commentary about a local county commission meeting violating public health orders.
State economists share latest projections on how the COVID-19 pandemic will impact revenue forecast. Also, Tracy Perry, District 38 Democratic State Senate candidate shares why she is running for office.
Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham says employees at all restaurants and essential "big box" businesses must wear masks. Also, we hear from a listener who shares how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted their family restaurant and how employees at the restaurant have impacted him.
Conservation groups challenge the Trump administration's efforts to roll back protections for the nation's waterways and how international students are being impacted while campuses close during the pandemic.