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Transparency Concerns Over New CYFD Committee

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7.22.2022 – Journalists, government watchdogs and citizens have become frustrated with the lack of transparency from the state’s Children, Youth and Families Department. That’s after the department created a new committee to understand how the department responds to critical incidents. But those meetings have been closed to the public. Senior Producer Lou DiVizio speaks with the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government about the situation.

Correspondent: Lou DiVizio

Guest: Melanie Majors, interim executive director, New Mexico Foundation for Open Government

For More Information:

New CYFD Committee Meetings Not Open to the Public – Albuquerque Journal

Lawfirm Calls CYFD Out For Lack of Transparency – KRQE

CYFD Eroding Credibility by Hiding Outside Evaluation – Albuquerque Journal

New Mexico Foundation for Open Government

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