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Voting & Elections 04.9.2020

COMMON CAUSE, LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS AND FOUR OTHER GROUPS FILE AMICUS BRIEF WITH NM SUPREME COURT IN SUPPORT MODIFIED MAIL-IN PRIMARY

Brief: “Standard in-person voting would force the people of New Mexico to choose between their safety and the exercise of their franchise.”

Money & Influence 03.31.2020

New Report Examines the Oil & Gas Industry’s Influence in New Mexico

$11.5 Million Spent from 2017-2020 to Wine-and-Dine Legislators, Influence Votes and Elect Friendly Candidates

Ethics 10.30.2019

COMMON CAUSE NEW MEXICO GIVES BEST IN GOVERNMENT AWARDS TO LEGISLATORS, BROADCAST HOST AT ANNUAL LUNCHEON SATURDAY NOV. 16

Common Cause Statement on Ethics Commission Passage

“This has been a long time coming and it would not have been possible without the hard work of dedicated legislators—past and present,” Common Cause New Mexico's Heather Ferguson said.

Ethics 02.16.2019

Good Government Groups Raise Objections to Senate Ethics Commission Bill

NM Ethics Watch and Common Cause New Mexico Urge Legislature to Comply with Voters’ Wishes for a Strong Commission

Rep. Daymon Ely Introduces Bill To Create Ethics Commission

“Rep. Ely’s proposed ethics commission fulfills a promise to New Mexico voters who overwhelmingly voted for it last November,” said Heather Ferguson, Executive Director of Common Cause New Mexico, which has been working on this issue for over three decades. “It will not solve every problem but it will go a long way to ensure accountability and restore the public’s trust in state government.”

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