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Ethics Commission Advocate: Show Us the Details


June 9, 2017 - This year New Mexico lawmakers approved a plan for an independent statewide ethics commission, something good government groups had been urging for years. But the Legislature removed most of the details of the plan, promising to figure them out later. Now one ethics advocate wants lawmakers to figure out those specifics before you’re asked to vote on the proposed constitutional amendment next fall.

Douglas Carver is the executive director of New Mexico Ethics Watch. Before that, he worked with the New Mexico Legislative Council Service and the Judicial Standards Commission.

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The Line: Duran Resigned, What’s Next?

October 30, 2015 – Secretary of State Dianna Duran resigned late last week and pleaded guilty to several counts related to the misuse of campaign funds.

Host Gene Grant and this week’s Line opinion panelists talk about what we can expect next.

Russell Contreras, AP reporter
Marisa Demarco, public health reporter at KUNM
Dan Foley, former House minority whip
Sophie Martin, attorney and editor of DukeCityFix.com