FOG ALERT: Special session budget discussions must be public

This afternoon, the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government issued the following statement in regard to the proposed special legislative session to address the budget shortfall: July 29, 2016 The New Mexico Foundation for Open Government urges New Mexico legislators to open all meetings in connection with the budgetary shortfall to the public, whether such Read More …

New Mexico 35th in Online Access to Government Spending Data

U.S. PIRG released a report yesterday ranking and grading states on online budgetary transparency. ┬áNew Mexico faired better than some, but shows plenty of room for improvement, receiving a ‘C+’ and a score of 77 out of a possible 100. FOLLOWING THE MONEY 2015: “Every year, state governments spend hundreds of billions of dollars through Read More …