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HB4 And Other Ethics Bills Currently Proposed

1230 Tone of Legislature

February 15, 2019 – New Mexico in Focus host Gene Grant sits down in studio with a former legislature and open-government advocates to look further into ethics legislation currently making the rounds in Santa Fe.

Guests:
Jim Dines, former New Mexico House Republican
Heather Ferguson, executive director of Common Cause New Mexico
Kathleen Sabo, executive director of New Mexico Ethics Watch

For Further Reading:

House Bill 4 – HB4 – ethics commission

Senate Bill 3 (SB3) – on campaign finance, would shed more light on dark money groups

Senate Bill 191 (SB191) – lobbyist disclosure

Ethics Commission Proposal

1233 Ethics Legislation

February 15, 2019 – Correspondent Gwyneth Doland reports from the Roundhouse on the latest movement regarding ethics legislation and especially on the recently released HB4, which lays out details of how a voter-approved Ethics Commission would work.

Guests:
Rep. Daymon Ely (D), New Mexico House of Representatives
Rep. Kelly K. Fajardo (R), New Mexico House of Representatives
Sen. Richard Martinez (D), New Mexico Senator

For Further Reading:

House Bill 4 – HB4 – ethics commission

Debate begins on details of new ethics commission – by Andrew Oxford, Santa Fe New Mexican

Ethics commission measure unveiled by Dan Boyd, Albuquerque Journal