NMFOG Welcomes New Board Members

Albuquerque, N.M. — The New Mexico Foundation for Open Government has elected three new members to its Board of Directors. Mary Ann Armijo is the general manager of iHeart Media in Gallup where she manages four stations and a multi-million-dollar budget. She is Chair-elect of the New Mexico Broadcasters Association, the current president of the Read More …

Special Thanks to all the Dixon Sponsors

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APPEALS COURT SIDES WITH NMFOG IN HOLDING THAT PUBLIC ENTITIES WHO PROVIDE INCOMPLETE IPRA RESPONSES MAY HAVE TO PAY DAMAGES

In a significant case shining light on enforcement of the Inspection of Public Records Act (IPRA), the New Mexico Court of Appeals on Monday reversed a lower court ruling and sided with the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government.  The Court’s ruling states a public entity that provides an inadequate response to an IPRA request Read More …

Meet the 2018 William S. Dixon First Amendment Freedom Award Recipients

Jorja Armijo-Brasher – Citizen Ms. Jorja Armijo-Brasher, the now former director of City of Albuquerque’s Department of Senior Affairs, has worked on behalf of New Mexico’s citizens for almost three decades. But it was her work with the New Mexico Adult Guardianship Study Commission (NMAGSC) to undertake an extensive study of the State’s guardianship system Read More …

FOG APPLAUDS UNMH’S DECISION TO PROVIDE SPECIFIC AGENDA DETAILS IN COMPLIANCE WITH IMPORTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL RULING

The University of New Mexico Hospital (UNMH) Board of Trustees put into practice this week an important opinion released by the Office of the New Mexico Attorney General and the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government applauds the effort. “The New Mexico Foundation for Open Government supports UNMH’s efforts to comply with a recent Attorney Read More …

AWARD WINNING NATIONAL JOURNALIST KATE SNOW SPEAKER FOR 2018 DIXON AWARDS LUNCHEON

Kate Snow, the anchor of “NBC Nightly News” Sunday and an award-winning Senior National Correspondent for NBC News, will be the keynote speaker at the 2018 New Mexico Foundation for Open Government William S. Dixon First Amendment Award luncheon. The luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Embassy Suites, 1000 Read More …