Iraqi officials visit NMFOG prior to unrest

FOG crossed international borders this spring after meeting with a delegation of Iraqi government officials in Albuquerque to discuss open government policies.   The delegation, which included seven high level government officials from Iraq and their three translators, traveled to the U.S. to meet with different political agencies and organizations to learn about how  government Read More …

Calls to NMFOG hotline highlight transparency issues

          ALBUQUERQUE—The most frequent questions and compaints received on the New Mexico Foundation  for Open Government  hotline this year involve unreasonable charges for public records and videos,  incomplete meeting agendas and overuse of the law enforcement and personnel exceptions to  the Inspection of Public Records Act. (IPRA). NMFOG also addressed a number Read More …

Allow online access to all Bernalillo Metro Court Records

Albuquerque—The New Mexico Foundation for Open Government, FOG, has urged the justices on the state’s Supreme Court to ensure that records from the Bernalillo County  Metropolitan Court remain available to the public online. In a letter sent last  to the state’s highest court, FOG expressed concern about the Metro Court’s transfer of data to the Read More …