15 March 2020 – Emergency fund for the Public Education Department

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Financial and Economic
Sectors Involved: Education, Finance/Economy, Health
Level of Jurisdiction: NM
Lead People/Agency: Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham

Overview: Executive Order 2020-009 authorizes emergency fund for the Public Education Department of $750,000. This fund is to assist in relief efforts during the statewide public health emergency and school closures.
Full details here: https://www.governor.state.nm.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Executive-Order-2020-009.pdf

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Learning from other jurisdictions, Perception of an increased threat