The Line: Government Accountability

March 16, 2018 – Republican Steve Pearce joined democrats Jeff Apodaca, Joseph Cervantes, Peter DeBenedittis (who has since dropped out), and Michelle Lujan Grisham at NMFOG’s first ever Sunshine Week Open Government Candidate Forum focused solely on open government issues on Sunday, March 11. Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists weigh in on government transparency and what New Mexico’s next governor will need to do to keep the state accountable to its people.

Line Panelists:
Sophie Martin, attorney
Laura Sanchez-Rivét, attorney at Cuddy and McCarthy, LLP
H. Diane Snyder, former state senator
Harry Van Buren, professor in UNM Anderson School of Management

Further reading:
Candidates for governor pledge open government in forum – by Robert Nott, The Santa Fe New Mexican
Candidates for governor support sunshine law – by Katy Barnitz, Albuquerque Journal

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