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Special Interest Money in Campaigns

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November 6, 2020 – NMiF producer Matt Grubs talks with Kathleen Sabo, the executive director of New Mexico Ethics Watch, about how campaign spending by special interest groups influenced New Mexico races. Once again, the oil and gas industry spent big in races across the state. Groups like Anytown for Gun Safety also spent big.…

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

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