News

COVID -19

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The New Mexico Department of Health posts daily updates,https://cv.nmhealth.org/ Statistics are listed below by U.S. Postal Service zip codes, Cibola County.

Insurrection

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CIBOLA COUNTY, N.M. – An insurrection in Washington D.C. interrupted a constitutionally mandated process to certify the presidential election for President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris. The violence resulted in stolen computers containing national security secrets, at least one dead capitol police officer, and rioters inflicted damage across the Capitol building.

Grants City Councilman

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Grants City Councilman and local business owner Erik Garcia and a few of his employees step up to clean up a portion of town located at the intersection of Roosevelt and Lobo Canyon Road. Garcia said the reason for doing the clean up is to keep the city looking nice and that it was also a safety concerning.

Arresting an alleged sex offender

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CIBOLA COUNTY, N.M. – The Cibola County Sheriff’s Office arrested 25- year-old Alexander Barron this past weekend for allegedly engaging in sex with a minor. Barron is charged with two counts of criminal sexual penetration of a minor.

Swearing in of new members of congress

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The 117th Congress was sworn into office today, including New Mexico Representatives Deb Haaland and Teresa Leger Fernandez, as well as Senator Ben Ray Luján. After successful campaigns that focused on the issues that matter most to New Mexicans, these strong Democratic leaders are making history as part of the most diverse Congress in history. As they take office, they are ready to lead our nation through the ongoing chal lenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

RPNM accuses New Mexico Secretary of State

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver continues to play partisan political games after not providing the Trump Campaign with election records as required by law. President Trump’s legal team had asked for all information related to drop boxes and voting machines in New Mexico, but Toulouse Oliver has broken a promise to turn over records by December 30.

Rep. Herrell has pledged to contest voters’ decision in 2020 Election

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ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Representative Yvette Herrell took office today, less than a week after it was reported that she believes Joe Biden is not the President-elect of the United States. Representative Herrell plans to join Republican lawmakers who will object to the certification of the 2020 election results on January 6th, attempting to nullify the votes of millions of Americans. This last-ditch effort to undermine the 2020 election is so extreme that even Republican Senate leadership refuses to support it, with one Senator saying it’s not “good for the country.”

Luján sworn in as U.S. Senator

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) was sworn in to serve as the next U.S. Senator from New Mexico. Following his swearing-in ceremony, Senator Luján highlighted his priorities to address the COVID-19 pandemic and put New Mexico’s economy on the path to recovery.