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HB4 And Other Ethics Bills Currently Proposed

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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.

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

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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.

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