02 April 2020 – $750k in additional emergency funds for Emergency Management

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Finance/Economy, Health, Social Services
Level of Jurisdiction: NM
Lead People/Agency: Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham

Overview: Executive Order 2020-018 gives additional emergency funds ($750,000) to the Department of Homeland Secutrity and Emergency Management. This extra funding is to assist and coordinate relief efforts during the statewide public health emergency.
Full details here: https://www.governor.state.nm.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Executive-Order-2020-018.pdf

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