Common Cause New Mexico Report: Connecting the Dots: The Role of Campaign Contributions in New Mexico Health Policy

May 16, 2012



A Common Cause New Mexico Report which reads in part, 'Focusing on six pieces of health-related legislation between 2007 and 2010, our findings suggest that money does play an influential role in the voting behavior of New Mexico legislators. In almost all instances, decision-makers who receive larger amounts of money from the healthcare industry, tobacco, business, eating and drinking establishments, gambling and lodging, and pharmacies are more likely to vote in a manner that is favorable to that industry.'

READ: Common Cause New Mexico Report: Connecting the Dots: The Role of Campaign Contributions in New Mexico Health Policy


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