March 26, 2021 – There were several so-called good government bills brought up in the legislative session that just ended. Those measures were intended to shine more light on government processes such as for capital outlay and redistricting. The Line opinion panel looks at the different fates of some of those bills.
This segment is part of the Your NM Government Project. Funding for this project comes from the Thornburg Foundation and the New Mexico Local News Fund.
The Line Opinion Panel:
Dan Boyd, capitol bureau chief, Albuquerque Journal
Andy Lyman, reporter, New Mexico Political Report
Inez Russell Gomez, editorial page editor, Santa Fe New Mexican
Jessica Onsurez, news director, Carlsbad Current Argus
For More Information:
New Mexico Approves Independent Redistricting Panel – The Hill
New Mexico Senate Passes Capital Outlay Transparency Bill – New Mexico in Depth
Legislature Shines Light on Itself – New Mexico in Depth