NM Finally Has Ethics Commission

NEW MEXICANS HAVE OVERWHELMINGLY APPROVED THE CREATION OF AN INDEPENDENT ETHICS COMMISSION. HEATHER FERGUSON WITH COMMON CAUSE NEW MEXICO SAYS APPROVAL OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT SHOWS THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE WANT TO ONCE AGAIN HAVE FAITH IN THE POLITICAL SYSTEM. SHE SAYS THERE HAVE BEEN TOO MANY HIGH PROFILE SCANDALS IN RECENT YEARS.

FERGUSON SAYS COMMON CAUSE IS ALREADY WORKING WITH LAWMAKERS IN PUTTING TOGETHER THE ENABLING LEGISLATION FOR THE SEVEN MEMBER COMMISSION. IT’S HOPED THE PANEL WILL BE UP AND RUNNING BY NEXT SUMMER.

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