April 30, 2021 – The Line opinion panelists discuss a report from Searchlight New Mexico that revealed the state Department of Children, Youth and Families has been using an encryption app to communicate about cases and departmental strategy. The app deletes communications and shields work from the public eye. Now, the state attorney general says he’s asked his lawyers to look into the practice.
The Line Opinion Panel:
Dan Boyd, Capitol bureau chief, Albuquerque Journal
Dede Feldman, former state senator
Ed Perea, attorney
For More Information:
Agency Underground – Searchlight New Mexico
This segment is part of our #YourNMGov project, in collaboration with KUNM radio. Support for public media provided by the Thornburg Foundation.