Open meetings workshop for citizens, officials

Freedom Newspapers Representatives of the state’s attorney general’s office will be in Clovis on Friday morning for a workshop aimed at taking some of the mystery out of New Mexico’s Open Meetings Act and the Inspection of Public Records Act. The session runs from 9 a.m. to noon at the Clovis-Carver Public Library’s North Annex. […]

Don’t ignore lobbyists’ gift in Legislature

Ned Cantwell New Mexico lobbyists, I’ve always thought, were nothing more than paid beggars. To my mind, the only thing that separated them from the guy on the street corner with a “hungry-need-work” sign is they wore nicer clothes. What I’ve always thought was if there came a day when I had to decide between […]

Thank lobbyists for minimum gas prices

Walter Williams A couple of weeks ago, heading down to George Mason University, I pulled into my favorite Wawa gasoline station just off the Bel Air, Md., exit on I-95 South. At each of the 20 gasoline pumps, there was a sign posted that Wawa would no longer dispense free coffee to its gasoline customers. […]