New Mexico First Blog

Editorial: Voters shared concerns on crime at town hall

By Heather Balas, New Mexico First President and Executive Director  ..

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Mayoral town hall debate produces thoughtful, issue-based public safety questions


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New Mexico First Supports the Clovis Community

This is event is not organized by New Mexico First but is forwarded in support of the Clovis community.  ..

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Ethics Commission Focus Group Findings Released

Should New Mexico establish an independent ethics commission to oversee its governmental officials? Multiple legislative efforts to establish an ethics commission in New Mexico have been attempted in recent years, but all failed. To understand the reasons for the recurring efforts – as well as the objections – New Mexico First conducted a series of focus groups about the pros and cons of ethics legislation to answer this question. Meetings were held with current and former public officials, as well as members of the media. ..

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What do YOU think is the most urgent issue facing New Mexico?

Help us select the topic for the 2016 statewide town hall by taking a quick survey on the important issues confronting our state. As a citizen you know what is important in your community, and we need your advice!

Click here  to take the 3 minute survey. We appreciate your input!

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to read more about our last town hall!  ..

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First Responders Event Produces Recommendations

Over 100 law enforcement officers, fire fighters, emergency medical professionals, emergency management professionals, telecommunications experts, public utility professionals and wireless industry operators came together this week in Albuquerque. The event, sponsored by the NM Department of Information Technology and facilitated by New Mexico First, identified needs and priorities to ensure statewide coordination for implementing the Public Safety Broadband Network in New Mexico. ..

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Save the date! NM Department of Information Technology First Responder’s Forum!

Calling all emergency responders, law enforcement officers, emergency medical services responders, firefighters and secondary responders!  

On December 8-9, the NM Department of Information Technology will convene a forum that will engage a wide range of people in solution-driven discussions about the new first responder network. If you are a first responder in local, state, tribal or federal governments, we want you to join us.    ..

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