ABQ Journal – Lawmakers debate funding for Ethics Commission

by | Feb 5, 2020 | In the News

SANTA FE – New Mexico voters ended decades of debate in 2018 by approving an independent ethics commission to investigate allegations of wrongdoing against state officeholders and others.

Now supporters fear that the agency, in its first year of operation, isn’t getting enough money to carry out its work.

Furthermore, the new commission is in the odd position of having to ask lawmakers – a group under the agency’s jurisdiction – for more funding.

Read the full story in the Albuquerque Journal.