NMEW in the Press
7/13/17 – NMEW featured on KRWG PBS show “NewsMakers” with host, Fred Martino. Under discussion: the aspects required of a quality independent state Ethics Commission
6/22/17 – “State ethics panel is a work in progress” New Mexico Ethics Watch urges state legislators to word enabling legislation for the proposed statewide Ethics Commission in an interview with the Albuquerque Journal
6/21/17 – New Mexico Ethics Watch releases statement supporting the Courts, Corrections, Justice Interim Committee decision to include the consideration of enabling legislation for the statewide Ethics Commission in the 2017 interim period
6/9/2017 – New Mexico Ethics Watch featured in interview on New Mexico In Focus about the possible statewide Ethics Commission
6/7/2017 – “Cop Secret” New Mexico Ethics Watch Executive Director issues an opinion to the Santa Fe Reporter regarding grey areas in IPRA laws in the State with respect to obtaining copies of “matters of opinion in personnel files”
6/7/2017 – NMEW comments in a NM Political Report article about the enforcement gap of government ethics laws in New Mexico
6/5/2017 – Op Ed on NM Politics.net regarding the proposed Ethics Commission
5/7/2017 – “Secretary of state narrows rule on campaign donations” NMEW comments on campaign financing issues in a Santa Fe New Mexican article
5/4/2017 – NMEW on the Richard Eeds Show, KVSF The Voice of Santa Fe 101.5 FM
4/15/2017 – “Firms with state business among AG’s key donors” NMEW gives comment to Santa Fe New Mexican reporter, Andrew Oxford
3/22/2017 – “What financial disclosure forms don’t require reveal as much as what they do” NMEW quoted in New Mexico In Depth article on financial disclosures by State officials
3/21/2017 – NMEW on the Richard Eeds Show, KVSF The Voice, 101.5 FM radio
3/18/2017 – “In defense of adviser, governor says nothing ‘improper,’ but experts differ” NMEW mentioned in Santa Fe New Mexican article
3/18/2017 – Opinion piece in the Jemez Post
3/17/2017 – “New Mexico Ethics Watch: House Judiciary Committee Substitute For HJR 8, Creating Ethics Commission” NMEW in Los Alamos Daily Post article
3/15/2017 – “Morning Word: SF Schools Ponder Protest Day” NMEW quoted in Santa Fe Reporter story on the Santa Fe Public Schools day of protest
3/14/2017 – “Ethics watchdog says bill before the Senate lacks teeth” NMEW gives an opinion on the content of certain proposals regarding an ethics commission to New Mexico In Depth
New Mexico Ethics Watch has significant concerns regarding the revised version of the constitutional amendment creating an Ethics Commission for New Mexico that the House of Representatives has sent to the Senate for consideration.
Chris Clark, Los Alamos Daily Post
Douglas Carver, executive director of New Mexico Ethics Watch, a nonpartisan group, said he doesn’t believe Egolf violated the Financial Disclosure Act, based on what he knows of the situation. But that’s all the more reason, he said, to amend the act to require more information to be disclosed by state officials – as his group has advocated.
- Dan McKay, ABQ Journal
[NMEW] Board members hope the group will work with the news media and the public to identify problems and “name names” of offenders.