New Mexico FOI Resources

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New Mexico Foundation for Open Government

(A member of NFOIC)

New Mexico Foundation for Open Government
115 Gold Ave. SW, Suite 201
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Contact: Susan M. Boe, Executive Director
Phone 505.764-3750; | Fax 505.433.6411
http://www.nmfog.org/
Email info@nmfog.org

QUICK FOI INFORMATION

Open Meetings Law 10-15-1 N.M.S.A. 1978 et seq.
May be closed: Discussions of issuance, suspension, renewal or revocation of a license; limited (individual) personnel matters; deliberations in administrative adjudicatory proceeding relating to individual legal rights; personally identifiable student information; collective bargaining strategy; discussions of single-source purchases of more than more than $2,500; discussions of threatened or pending litigation subject to attorney-client privilege; acquisition or disposal of real property or water rights; discussions of strategic and long-range business plans or trade secrets of public hospital boards; discussions of gaming control board made confidential by gaming control act.

Open Records Law 14-2-1 NMSA 1978 et seq.
Exempt: Physical or mental examinations and medical treatment; letters of reference concerning employment, licensing or permits; matters of opinion in personnel files or students' cumulative files; law enforcement records that reveal confidential sources, methods, information or  individuals accused but not charged; idenity of applicant or nominee for president of institution of learning but names of at least five finalists must be released at least 21 days before selection is made.

CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO

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FOI HOTLINE

New Mexico Foundation for Open Government
(505) 764-3750 / (888) 843-9121
http://www.nmfog.org
info@nmfog.org
"The New Mexico Foundation for Open Government is an educational and charitable organization with a single mission--to help the general public, students, educators, public officials, media and legal professionals understand, obtain and exercise their rights and responsibilities under the New Mexico Inspection of Public Records, Open Meetings and Arrest Record Information Acts, their rights under the federal Freedom of Information Act and their First Amendment rights."

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CONTACTS

State Bar of New Mexico
PO Box 92860
Albuquerque, NM 87199
Phone (505) 797-6000
http://www.nmbar.org/

Office of the Attorney General
408 Galisteo Street
Villagra Building
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501
Phone (505) 827-6000
Fax (505) 827-5826
http://www.ago.state.nm.us/

New Mexico Press Association
700 Silver SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone (505) 275-1241
Fax (505) 275-1449
http://www.nmpress.org/
Email info@nmpress.org

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FORM LETTERS

The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
1101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1100
Arlington, Virginia 22209
Phone (800) 336-4243 or (703) 807-2100
Email rcfp@rcfp.org
FOIA Letter Generator

 

Student Press Law Center
1101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1100
Arlington, Virginia 22209
Phone (703) 807-1904
Email splc@splc.org
Request Letter Generator

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PUBLICATIONS

Open Government Guide from the

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Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

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