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February 24, 2017 – Proposals to create an independent ethics commission have been introduced in many legislative sessions but have never passed. Is the political climate any different in 2017? Host Gene Grant and our Line opinion panelists discuss ethics and accountability for state officials this week.

Line Panelists:
Janice Arnold-Jones, former state representative
Dede Feldman, former state senator
Viki Harrison, Common Cause New Mexico
Mary T. Torres, attorney at Law Offices of Mary T. Torres


This segment is part of our People, Power and Democracy project.

People, Power and Democracy explores ethics, accountability and transparency in government. Our partners are KUNMNew Mexico in DepthNew Mexico News Port and New Mexico PBS.

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