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

Analysis: 2015 session opens with calls for bipartisanship

New Mexico's 60-day legislative session opened Tuesday with a new power dynamic — a politically divided control of the House and Senate. NMID's Sandra Fish and Gwyneth Doland talk about what happened this week. Click on the headline to listen to the podcast.

Video: How capital outlay funding works in NM
Photo -- Capital Outlay main story -- Sandra Fish --  unfinished Mora County Courthouse

In our latest video, we explain how the process of allocating capital outlay dollars works in New Mexico.


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.