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New Mexico overwhelmingly backs ethics commission

Multiple legislative efforts to establish an ethics commission in New Mexico have been attempted in recent years. Until this year, these efforts have failed. This week, an overwhelming majority of New Mexican voters (75%) decided to amend the constitution to create a state ethics commission. The commission will have the jurisdiction to investigate, adjudicate and issue advisory opinions concerning civil violations of laws governing ethics and standards of conduct.  ..

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Sandoval County to establish advisory council to oversee free-roaming horses

On November 8, 2018, the Sandoval County Commission passed Resolution No. 11-08-18 and its associated bylaws establishing the Sandoval County Free-Roaming Horse Advisory Council to more effectively address the management of roaming horses in the Placitas area. The council will be comprised of community members and government officials. The council will follow the Open Meetings Act and serve as the oversight body for long-term plans for the horses. ..

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Ethics, Collaboration and Healthy Elections

This week and the weeks before, many of you went to the polls and voted.  ..

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