Gov. Lujan Grisham to head to D.C. for White House meeting

by Mescalero Apache Tribe | February 11, 2021 2:07 pm

SANTA FE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham will fly Thursday to Washington, D.C., at the invitation of President Joe Biden to take part in a bipartisan meeting of governors and mayors at the White House scheduled for Friday.

The meeting is focused on the president’s COVID-19 relief package, the American Rescue Plan. The governor plans to advocate for the proposed $350 billion in essential state and local aid and for continued increases in vaccine supply to support New Mexico’s[1] leading efforts[2] in efficiently distributing shots[3].

The governor is scheduled to return to New Mexico late Friday.

This is the governor’s first trip outside of New Mexico since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  1. New Mexico’s:
  2. leading efforts:
  3. efficiently distributing shots:

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