FOG Applauds County’s Move to Resume Releasing Juvenile Arrest Records

The New Mexico Foundation for Open Government received notice today from Bernalillo County that it will resume releasing booking sheets and mug shots of juveniles under the care of the Bernalillo County Youth Services Center. This announcement was accompanied by the release of records related to juveniles recently arrested in conjunction with a high-profile shooting Read More …

FOG response to possible DOH rule change

Less than a week after the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government and journalist Peter St. Cyr filed a lawsuit seeking release of the names of licensed medical cannabis producers in New Mexico, Gov. Susana Martinez has issued a directive to the State Department of Health to rewrite its rule keeping those names secret. “Even Read More …

Congratulations, 2015 Dixon Award Honorees!

Four New Mexicans have been selected by our board of directors for FOG’s top honorĀ – the Dixon First Amendment Award. Given since 2002, the award is in memory of FOG co-founder and longtime board member William S. Dixon, who was an Albuquerque attorney and leading defender of the First Amendment and the state’s sunshine laws. Read More …