Haussamen: Ethics Reform Update

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Heath has a good roundup of the status of various ethics reform bills:

Perhaps there’s reason to hope New Mexico will take steps to clean up governmental ethics this year. Several of the reform bills introduced just over a week ago in the House have been endorsed by committees this week and are moving forward.

Of the seven bills, four have been approved by committees this week. It’s notable that all bills have been assigned to two committees. Lawmakers generally believe that the speaker is attempting to slow or kill a bill when he gives it three committee assignments.

Click through to see info on each of the seven bills.


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