Legislative Guide

NMID’s 2015 Legislative Guide

Here's our look at how the N.M. Legislature can be more transparent, accessible and responsive - and what's keeping that from happening.

From our blog

Lobbyist disclosure reforms stall in NM House

Skeptical lawmakers rejected a proposal Monday that would have required lobbyists to divulge their salaries, file reports of their estimated and actual lobbying expenses, and list the issues—but not the exact bills—they are working on.

Talking about lobbyists and other Roundhouse happenings

These two podcasts will help keep you up on what's going on at the Roundhouse.


Close the door on candidates, lose control of government
Janice Arnold-Jones

COMMENTARY: If you think the political operatives and PACs who package candidates should pick your elected representatives and make campaigns for office incredibly expensive, stop reading and do not answer your door.

Native America Project

Listen to radio show on FEMA response in Indian Country

New Mexico In Depth helped produce an episode of Native America Calling on how the Federal Emergency Management Agency's policies and procedures work – and sometimes, don’t – in Indian Country. Click on the headline to listen.