Sunshine Portal keeps New Mexico in the dark

SANTA FE – Call up New Mexico’s transparency website and you’ll find the contact information for three state employees ready to help answer questions.

But one of those employees, Robert McEntyre, left state government eight months ago. And the site misspells the name of another, Wyndham Kemsley.

The problems go well beyond that, says state Sen. Sander Rue, R-Albuquerque. At one point, the site — established by a 2010 law — had gone years without posting the required information on school finances, he said, and it’s still not clear whether the data are all there. Read more…