The New Mexico Foundation for Open Government (FOG) is now accepting nominations for the 2021 William S. Dixon First Amendment Freedom Award – given to those who believe in government transparency at the state or local level – and who have made significant contributions to casting sunshi…
During the legislative session, representatives Roger Montoya and Gail Armstrong passed House Memorial 33 to create a rural economic opportunity task force, an interim committee whose first meeting was scheduled for Monday.
A bill co-sponsored by state Rep. Roger Montoya, D-Velarde, and Rep. Gail Chasey, D-Albuquerque, which would eliminate some fines and court fees for youths charged with minor crimes, passed both chambers of the state Legislature unanimously. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Tuesday signed th…
Introduced in the House of Representatives, House Bills 30 and 194 aim to provide relief to New Mexico’s acequia parciantes. Both passed the House Agriculture & Water Resources Committee.
A proposed amendment to the state’s Safe Haven laws would allow parents to surrender their baby by placing him or her in safe boxes at designated locations, which is a change from the current law that requires parents to surrender children in-person to public safety workers.
Democratic Candidate Roger Montoya defeated his Republican Challenger Justin Salazar-Torrez with 58 percent of the vote to become the new New Mexico House of Representatives member for District 40.
In January during the weeks leading up to democratic candidate Roger Montoya declaring his candidacy for the District 40 state house seat he had several conversations with key state politicians about a secret he had kept for almost 40 years. It gnawed at him.
The results of a statewide survey of 2020 Legislative candidates conducted by the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government show overwhelming support among respondents for greater government transparency in both the state budgeting process and public records access.
Thanks to a federal grant, the staff at Los Luceros Historic Site will have the chance to increase the public’s access to previously closed areas of the property and delve deeper into the site’s untold narratives.
Los Alamos National Laboratory struck information from a commissioned study that would have shown that the Lab’s fiscal impact on surrounding counties–especially on Rio Arriba–has been negative.