Oversight

A Report on Legislative Professionalism for the State of New Mexico

77 Views  Â As polarization and gridlock continues to grip national politics, Americans are increasingly looking to states to remedy the nation’s most significant challenges. The burden has fallen to the states to address complex issues such as health care, immigration, infrastructure, energy, and the environment. Perhaps the federal government’s continued

Group rebuffs House inquiry into New Mexico election audit

196 Views  Â SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A congressional oversight committee says the lead contractor in a partisan audit of 2020 election results in New Mexico has rebuffed requests for documents and information about door-to-door canvasing that has raised concerns of possible voter intimidation.

Which legislators want the most money?

230 Views  Â SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico’s lawmakers have requested more than $4.6 billion in state funds for projects ranging from Lake Maloya dam improvements to Lobo Little League field construction. Roads, hospitals, schools, and a handful of proposed memorials to be erected around the state are among the thousands of projects

State seeks input on Gold King Mine settlement spending

201 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The state wants to gather input on what to do with the money recovered from the Gold King Mine settlement. The state received $1 million after the mine seeped dangerous chemicals into the Animas River six years ago.

UNM LEAF meets with attorney general’s office on divestment complaint

197 Views  Â Official review on the legality of the University of New Mexico Foundation’s indirect investment in fossil fuel companies is ongoing, and the UNM Leaders for Environmental Action and Foresight aren’t giving up. After an initial intake meeting with the office of the attorney general on Dec. 17, 2021,

Lawmakers want to study costs, benefits of public power

189 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — More than a dozen New Mexico lawmakers are petitioning state regulators to study the potential costs and benefits of publicly-owned electrical power for the state. The petition was made public Tuesday.

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