Opening Capitol During Special Session is Epitome of Good Government- Some Legislators are going to Court to stop its Closure

State Senator Cliff Pirtle (R-Roswell) along with other lawmakers (complete Petitioner list is below, Writ is attached) want to guarantee the public has the right to participate in the upcoming Special Session of the Legislature next week so they are going to court to do it. Senator Pirtle, along with several other state legislators, are filing a Writ of Mandamus with the New Mexico State Supreme Court to stop a recent action that blocks the public’s right to participate in person during the upcoming session.