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SPPI Reaches $22,000 Settlement With New Mexico Secretary of State

This announcement is also available as a PDF. Albuquerque, NM – The Southwest Public Policy Institute (SPPI) is pleased to announce that it has reached a $22,000 settlement with the New Mexico Secretary of State (NMSOS) in its lawsuit over an improperly denied Inspection of Public Records Act (IPRA) request. The case, which revolved around […]

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Bakersfield Californian: It’s wrong to force Californians to fund government lobbying

Intergovernmental advocacy in California is compelled speech, and as such, a violation of the First Amendment.

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Austin American-Statesman: It’s wrong to force Texans to pay for local-government lobbying

Taxpayer-funded lobbying by organizations like the Texas Association of School Boards highlights the urgent need for a united effort to end all taxpayer-funded lobbying and protect free speech.

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Pagosa Daily Post: Your Taxes, Funding Lobbyists in Denver

Intergovernmental advocacy is compelled speech, and as such, a violation of the First Amendment.

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Report: They Lobby — You Pay

Why and How to Stop Taxpayer-Funded Advocacy

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SPPI Files Lawsuit to Compel Mesa Public Schools to Provide Public Records

The Southwest Public Policy Institute has filed a lawsuit against Mesa Public Schools in Arizona to compel the release of public records in compliance with Arizona Public Records Law.

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SPPI Claims New Mexico Department of Health Failed to Respond to Lawsuit

An improper response to the public records request was followed by an improper response to the lawsuit.

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Celebrating Government Transparency with Sunshine Week

Sunshine is a natural disinfectant: let it shine on every facet of government.

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SPPI Files Lawsuit Against Department of Health

The Southwest Public Policy Institute sues New Mexico Department of Health for violating the Inspection of Public Records Act in connection with the Vax 2 the Max Sweepstakes.

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The Federalist: Sir Richard Branson Should Pay His Own Way Into Space

Why are New Mexico’s politicians lining the pockets of these already wealthy and successful entrepreneurs through taxpayer-funded, industry-specific subsidies?

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