15 March 2020 – Emergency fund for the Children, Youth and Families 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 2020-010 gives emergency funds to the Children, Youth and Families Department to help assist during the statewide public health emergency and school closures. The emergency fund totals $750,000.000.
Full details here: https://www.governor.state.nm.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Exeuctive-Order-2020-010.pdf

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