Commentary: New Mexico In Depth has run into a wall of silence.
Secrecy, it seems, is an unfortunate byproduct of the way New Mexico pays for hundreds of local projects around the state each year.
Every legislative session, each of the 112 state lawmakers is allowed to allocate money for brick-and-mortar projects of their choosing.
But the public can’t view those lawmaker allocations unless the lawmakers give permission to a legislative agency to share that information.
See the problem here.