I am writing today to announce the closure of the New Mexico Independent. After three and a half years of operation in New Mexico, the board of the American Independent News Network, has decided to shift publication of its news…
Transcript: NMI webcast and live blog of open government seminar
The New Mexico Independent, with experts from the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government, on Tuesday night hosted a free seminar on the Inspection of Public Records Act (IPRA) and how to obtain government information. Click the box below to watch the video of the seminar and read a transcript of the live blog.
After the presentation, we had a great question and answer session with Sarah Welsh, executive director of the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government, and Kip Purcell, who is an attorney with the Rodey Law Firm and the FOG board president.
We talked about what’s considered a public record in New Mexico, how to request records, what the law requires of government agencies, and what options you have if you receive a denial.
If you watched the seminar live, or if you’re watching the webcast afterwards, would you mind telling us what you thought of it? Please take our very brief survey.