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 …

Candidates for governor pledge transparency

Candidates for governor of New Mexico in 2018 are on the record in support of the public’s right to know. Republican Steve Pearce joined Democrats Jeff Apodaca, Joseph Cervantes, Peter DeBenedittis, and Michelle Lujan Grisham at NMFOG’s first ever Sunshine Week Open Government Candidate Forum focused solely on open government issues on Sunday afternoon at Read More …

NMFOG Names Karen Moses Next Board President

The New Mexico Foundation for Open Government announced the election of new members to its Board of Directors and the appointment of Karen Moses, the editor of the Albuquerque Journal, to board president beginning January 1, 2018. Moses, a University of New Mexico journalism graduate, replaces Greg Williams, NMFOG’s Board President for the past three Read More …

Get smart with open government

The New Mexico Foundation legal review committee members along with two guest instructors spent a day training attorneys, journalists and interested citizens about open government legal issues during the group’s annual continuing legal education training program on Nov 3 in Albuquerque. The informative sessions focused on recent court decisions and controversies surrounding government transparency. Legal Read More …

Nominate a Transparency Champion for a William S. Dixon First Amendment Freedom Award

The New Mexico Foundation for Open Government (“FOG’”) is accepting nominations for its 2017 William S. Dixon First Amendment Freedom Awards. The awards, which recognize individuals or organizations in New Mexico who champion open government in the areas of business, law, education, government, journalism and citizen advocacy, will be presented to winners during FOG’s annual Read More …