APS delivers new documents to FOG in connection with Brooks report

On Tuesday, September 16, 2014, the Foundation for Open Government received a further response to the Inspection of Public Records Act (“IPRA”) request it filed last month with the Albuquerque Public School Board for the investigation report and related documents about  Superintendent Winston Brooks. On  August 25, APS public records custodian Rigo Chavez denied FOG’s Read More …

FOG talks transparency with international visitors

Representatives from five Latin American countries–Argentina, Costa Rica, Honduras, Peru and Paraguay–stopped in Santa Fe today (September 19) as part of their “transparency tour” through the United States. The visitors, which included journalists, a public official, an attorney and executives of NGOs, were part of the International Visitor Leadership Program sponsored by the Bureau of Read More …

Campaign launched to raise awareness of influence of money in politics

Albuquerque, NM – On Tuesday, September 9, a bipartisan group of business and community leaders, including Common Cause New Mexico and the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government, announced the launch of the “We Are New Mexico Campaign,” a statewide effort to raise awareness of the influence of money in politics in New Mexico. What Read More …