APPEALS COURT SIDES WITH NMFOG IN HOLDING THAT PUBLIC ENTITIES WHO PROVIDE INCOMPLETE IPRA RESPONSES MAY HAVE TO PAY DAMAGES

In a significant case shining light on enforcement of the Inspection of Public Records Act (IPRA), the New Mexico Court of Appeals on Monday reversed a lower court ruling and sided with the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government.  The Court’s ruling states a public entity that provides an inadequate response to an IPRA request Read More …

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 …