N.M. Supreme Court to hear case filed on public health emergency orders

The New Mexico Supreme Court will hear testimony in a case brought by some New Mexico restaurants questioning the governor's authority in public health emergency orders. NM Courts

A New Mexico Supreme Court hearing for a case regarding public health emergency orders will be broadcast to the public Tuesday morning (Aug. 4).

Oral arguments in the case of Lujan Grisham v. Reeb will begin at 9 a.m.

The case concerns the state's authority to enforce public health orders by imposing civil administrative penalties. Sid Strebeck of K-Bob's Steakhouse in Clovis is among several plaintiffs on the case, which was first filed as a civil case in the 9th Judicial District.

New Mexico PBS, KNME-TV will be streaming the hearing on its YouTube channel.

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John Lapin

Supreme Court upholds Governor's authority. https://www.koat.com/article/nm-supreme-court-rules-gov-allowed-to-fine-businesses-that-violate-public-health-order/33512724

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