Appeals Court Sides With FOG

The New Mexico Court of Appeals Tuesday reversed a lower court ruling in part and sided with the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government (FOG) in reaffirming that the awarding of attorney fees is important to enforcement of the Inspection of Public Records Act (IPRA). The decision overturned a finding by a district court that Read More …

Fee policy violates IPRA

Santa Fe, N.M. — April 11, 2019 — The New Mexico Attorney General today issued a determination stating the Santa Fe Regional Emergency Communications Center’s (RECC) fee policy “plainly violates the Inspection of Public Records Act (IPRA),” and its insistence on charging a Santa Fe reporter $30 for a tape of a 911 call is Read More …