We're asking lawmakers to share details on capital outlay projects they funded.
In a letter to two legislative leaders, the acting secretary of state agrees the campaign finance reporting system has "shortcomings" that lead to confusion and even the appearance of wrongdoing. As New Mexico In Depth reported in September, lobbyists often donate on behalf of their clients. But some list the clients as the donors in their reports and others don’t. Some of those listings are also unclear about who the recipient is -- – a candidate or a candidate's political action committee.
New Mexico’s campaign finance reporting system could use plenty of improvement. That’s evident this week in KOB’s series on campaign finance which examines in depth weaknesses NMID reported on in September.
The more clearly societies understand climate change, the better they can plan. Right now, New Mexicans face challenges--but there are opportunities, too.
Looking at more than 400 river basins across the Northern Hemisphere, the authors of a new report find that the Rio Grande and the Colorado River basins are among the most vulnerable when it comes to meeting future water needs.
Here are my main takeaways after conducting dozens of interviews, reading reams of news stories and analyzing a pile of independent reports.