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  • Early release for inmates under scrutiny in gov race

    Dan Boyd and Matthew Reisen Albuquerque Journal, Syndicated content|Updated Sep 30, 2022

    SANTA FE — With Election Day less than six weeks away, Republican Mark Ronchetti continues to hammer away at Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham's record on crime. In a recently launched TV ad, Ronchetti criticized a Lujan Grisham executive order from April 2020 that, over two-plus years, authorized more than 700 inmates to be released early from prison due to the COVID-19 pandemic, provided they met specific criteria that included being scheduled for release within the next 30 days. A spokeswoman for the Democratic governor said t...