The Secretary of State’s Office is investigating State Rep. Andy Nuñez’s campaign finance reports because the numbers don’t add up, The Santa Fe New Mexican is reporting.
COMMENTARY: It’s time for a public outcry. With scandal after scandal, the reputation of our state deteriorating by the day.
Add State Rep. James Roger Madalena to the list of New Mexico elected officials whose campaign finance reports are under scrutiny.
COMMENTARY: The turf wars need to end, and the foundation for decisions needs to be based on good government and what is good for New Mexico. Step one is to regain the trust of our citizens. I am proud to be a part of that process.
As promised, N.M. Secretary of State Dianna Duran pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to criminal charges related to abusing the state’s campaign finance system.
While some feel misled by a tax increase that means the City of Las Cruces has collected millions of yet-to-be-allocated dollars, City Manager Robert Garza says the surplus has been part of the plan all along — and the money will be used to offset lost state revenue as promised.