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A Letter to Secretary of Labor Martin Walsh Regarding Shared Savings Fees

We urge the Department of Labor (DOL) to require transparency and disclosure to employers with respect to so-called “shared savings fees” under employer-sponsored health plans to better ascertain their propriety and impact upon millions of Americans.

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Poll: 3 of 4 Parents Want to Enroll Their Children in a Charter School

Parents of Albuquerque Public Schools are unsatisfied with the public school system and want an exit.

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SPPI Files Lawsuit Against New Mexico Department of Taxation and Revenue

A failure to acknowledge a request to inspect records by a government body is equivalent to an improper denial.

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Obstructing An Investigation Into Child Abuse Death

Anti-transparency measures have a proven and lasting impact of obstructing the ability of government to maintain its own accountability. On Wednesday morning, Tristan Justice, the western correspondent for The Federalist, published an article with updates on how Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s anti-transparent administration is directly responsible for obstructing an investigation into the death of a […]

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Southwest Public Policy Institute Joins Free Speech Alliance

The Southwest Public Policy Institute is the latest addition to the Free Speech Alliance, joining over 90 organizations and individuals who oppose the silencing of conservative voices on social media. You can find out more about the Free Speech Alliance at Here’s the Problem. Conservatives are under attack. Conservatives face an existential crisis as social […]

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Event: Transparency In Practice

New Mexico Foundation for Open Government Continuing Legal Education Seminar: “Transparency in Practice” to be held June 8 in Albuquerque. The New Mexico Foundation for Open Government (FOG) will host “Transparency in Practice,” a continuing legal education training seminar on Wednesday, June 8 at the Albuquerque Journal auditorium.  The FOG continuing legal education course has […]

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Santa Fe New Mexican: State Secrecy Goes Beyond Executive Team

Originally published at the Santa Fe New Mexican on July 13, 2021. In Daniel J. Chacón’s article he alleges that members of Governor Michelle Luan Grisham’s administration have private messaging apps on their government-issued cellphones. I’ll call your bet and raise you: It’s not just the staff of the executive branch; it’s dozens of state agencies. They are using […]

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The Center Square: CYFD’s “Transitory” Copout: The Latest Attempt To Deny, Defame, And Delay

As the far-left solidifies its stranglehold on all branches of New Mexico’s state government, more than ever we need an aggressive media and informed constituency to demand accountability in a system proven to produce abuses without. These abuses have never been more readily apparent than in the aftermath of a recent Searchlight New Mexico investigation . In […]