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Common Cause New Mexico Outlines Good Government Priorities for 2023 Session

Modernizing the legislative process, with more staff, longer sessions and compensation for legislators is the top priority for Common Cause in the upcoming 60-day NM Legislative session.

Money & Influence 01.5.2023

UNM Study of Legislative Process Ranks NM Near Bottom in Professionalism

A new study by the University of New Mexico suggests longer legislative sessions, salaries and more staff

Ethics 01.8.2021

Common Cause New Mexico calls for immediate resignation of Congresswoman Yvette Herrell 

"Congresswoman Herrell must be removed from office immediately.”  

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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