Government transparency

During Sunshine Week, a focus on health audit

New Mexico State University held a forum Thursday on the secrecy surrounding the 2013 freeze of Medicaid funds to 15 behavioral health agencies. NMID’s Heath Haussamen was one of three panelists discussing the audit that led to the freeze.

The library plans to post video of the entire Sunshine Week forum, so we plan to share it when it’s up. In the meantime, here’s coverage from KRWG-FM in Las Cruces:

The Las Cruces Sun-News was there too.

Update, March 23, 5:45 p.m.

Here’s KRWG’s TV report on the forum and health audit:

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