The Line: Should Elected Officials Convicted Of Felony Retain Their Pensions?

NMiF: Should Elected Officials Convicted Of Felony Retain Their Pensions?

December 1, 2017 – A 2012 law that allows a judge to fine convicted public officials of salary values and fringe benefits doesn’t mention pensions. Attorney General Hector Balderas says the law needs to be strengthened. Gene Grant and the Line panelists debate whether convicted public officials should lose their pensions.

Line Panelists
Tom Garrity, The Garrity Group PR
Julie Ann Grimm, editor, Santa Fe Reporter
Andy Lyman, reporter for NM Political Report
Laura Sanchez-Rivét, attorney at Cuddy and McCarthy, LLP

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