Giving Tuesday

The New Mexico Foundation for Open Government thanks everyone who donated to us on Giving Tuesday. Every little bit helps. We are a lean organization run largely with the volunteer help of attorneys, business, media and other professionals committed to protecting the state’s open meetings and open records act. For 30 years we have been Read More …

Register here for 2019 CLE

“Lifting the FOG on Public Records Access” is the title for FOG’s 2019 Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Seminar set for Dec. 4, 2019, at the Albuquerque Journal Auditorium, 7777 Jefferson St. NE, in Albuquerque, beginning at 9 a.m. Register here Cost $200 for members, $250 for nonmembers, $50 for students with a valid ID

2019 Dixon Award Luncheon

It was standing ovations for two veteran New Mexico reporters honored with lifetime achievement awards at the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government’s 30th-anniversary celebration held in conjunction with the annual William S. Dixon First Amendment Luncheon on Oct. 2, 2019. Approximately 300 New Mexicans filled the main ballroom at the Marriott Uptown to honor Read More …

Records Access Expert Guest Speaker for the 2019 Dixon Awards Luncheon

One of the nation’s best experts on citizen and press access to information, David Cuillier, Ph.D., currently the president of the National Freedom of Information Coalition, will be the keynote speaker at the 2019 Dixon Awards Luncheon set for Oct. 2, 2019, at the Marriott Hotel, Uptown I-40 and Louisiana in Albuquerque, N.M. The luncheon Read More …

You can be a Dixon Luncheon Sponsor

FOG invites your organization to become a sponsor of our annual fund-raising event celebrating “Your Right to Know.” Each year, our annual luncheon draws more than 300 prominent and influential guests from law, media, government and business. We celebrate successes and honor local open-government champions and you can become involved by becoming a sponsor. The Read More …

Six New Mexicans and one news organization to receive 2019 Dixon Awards

The New Mexico Foundation for Open Government will award the 2019 William S. Dixon First Amendment Award to six New Mexicans and one news organization at its luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019, in Albuquerque.  The honor recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of citizens and organizations in New Mexico who champion transparency and defend the people’s Read More …

IPRA/OMA Bootcamp headed for Taos

Journalists, elected officials and members of the public are invited to attend an IPRA and OMA Bootcamp, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, at the Taos County Commission Chambers from 1 to 3 p.m. FOG conducts the training seminars to educate and train government employees, journalists and interested members of the public in the importance of transparency. Read More …