Meet the 2018 William S. Dixon First Amendment Freedom Award Recipients

Jorja Armijo-Brasher – Citizen Ms. Jorja Armijo-Brasher, the now former director of City of Albuquerque’s Department of Senior Affairs, has worked on behalf of New Mexico’s citizens for almost three decades. But it was her work with the New Mexico Adult Guardianship Study Commission (NMAGSC) to undertake an extensive study of the State’s guardianship system Read More …

FOG APPLAUDS UNMH’S DECISION TO PROVIDE SPECIFIC AGENDA DETAILS IN COMPLIANCE WITH IMPORTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL RULING

The University of New Mexico Hospital (UNMH) Board of Trustees put into practice this week an important opinion released by the Office of the New Mexico Attorney General and the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government applauds the effort. “The New Mexico Foundation for Open Government supports UNMH’s efforts to comply with a recent Attorney Read More …

AWARD WINNING NATIONAL JOURNALIST KATE SNOW SPEAKER FOR 2018 DIXON AWARDS LUNCHEON

Kate Snow, the anchor of “NBC Nightly News” Sunday and an award-winning Senior National Correspondent for NBC News, will be the keynote speaker at the 2018 New Mexico Foundation for Open Government William S. Dixon First Amendment Award luncheon. The luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Embassy Suites, 1000 Read More …

NMFOG NAMES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The Board of Directors of the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government announced this week that Melanie Majors, whose 25-year professional career in New Mexico has spanned the fields of journalism, communications and public relations, is the organization’s new executive director. Founded in 1989, FOG is a non-profit organization with a singular mission to educate Read More …

Dixon Award Deadline Extended!

The deadline to accept nominations for the 2018 William S. Dixon First Amendment Freedom Award sponsored by the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government (NMFOG) has been extended to June 22, 2018. NMFOG has made it easy to submit a nomination by visiting the NMFOG website and click on Nominations for all of the requirements. Read More …

NMFOG Spring Board Meeting

The New Mexico Foundation for Open Government will hold its spring board meeting on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at the iHeart Media Complex, 5411 Jefferson St. NE. The meeting begins at 12 p.m.  The meeting is open to the public.  

New Mexico Foundation for Open Government Seeks Executive Director

The New Mexico Foundation for Open Government (NMFOG) is a not-for-profit, non-partisan organization committed to helping citizens, students, educators, public officials, members of the media and legal professionals understand and exercise their rights and responsibilities under New Mexico sunshine laws, the federal Freedom of Information Act and the First Amendment. We educate, advocate and (at Read More …