April 20, 2018 – A plea deal for former Environment Department Secretary Ryan Flynn has been under scrutiny in local media outlets this year. Jeff Proctor and Justin Horwath recently wrote about new information they uncovered in public records requests for the Santa Fe Reporter and New Mexico in Depth. Gene Grant and this week’s Line opinion panelists discuss the case and who has access to plea deals when charged with drunk driving.
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Mark Boitano, former NM state senator
Viki Harrison, Common Cause New Mexico
Serge Martinez, professor, UNM School of Law
H. Diane Snyder, former NM state senator