Rep. Jim Dines – 2017 News Clips


KRWG: Common Cause New Mexico Releases First “New Mexico GPA” Report Card


ABQ Journal: Communication key to bridging partisan divide, ex-senators say


KRQE: UNM sends Lobo execs on golf junket at public expense


ABQ Journal: Legislature adjourns; special session likely


APEthics Commission Initiative Heads to Ballot in New Mexico


AP: Details of New Mexico Ethics Commission Under Negotiation


New Mexico in Depth: Ethics commission proposal clears perennial hurdle, heads to full Senate


Santa Fe New Mexican: Committee tables bill to open primary elections


ABQ Journal: Public’s right to know at center of debate


ABQ Journal: Senate Passes Privacy, Forfeiture Bills


People Power Democracy
Video: Rep. Jim Dines says subpoena power important for ethics commission

Santa Fe New Mexican: Ethics Commission Bill Unanimously Advances Through House Committee


New Mexico In Focus
Rep Jim Dines wants voters to have a chance to decide whether to create an independent ethics commission. Do you think NM needs one? #nmleg


New Mexico Political Report: Measure to create new ethics commission clears first hurdle


♦ New Mexico In Depth: Will independent ethics oversight catch on in 2017?


Santa Fe New Mexican – Ethics watchdog finds N.M.’s financial disclosure law ‘woefully weak

 ♦House Representative Jim Dines does not accept free meals or gifts. See KRQE’s coverage

♦House Representative Jim Dines at press conference on his Ethics Commission Resolution after Senate Rules Committee Hearing

Preview YouTube video House Representative Jim Dines speaks to the Press

♦House Representative Jim Dines interviewed on KOB discussing new Mental Health Law

More coverage on House Representative Jim Dines’ Ethics Commission Resolution

2016 Ethics Commission News Clips


♦AP/Roswell Daily Record: New Mexico governor to add ethics to legislative agenda


♦KOB: House Republican pushes for state ethics commission

♦KRQE: House Republican pushes for state ethics commission

♦SF Reporter: Balancing Corruption with the Budget

♦ABQ Journal: Dem leader pushes ethics bills

♦AP/Washington Times: New Mexico governor to add ethics to legislative agenda


♦ABQ Journal: Hooray for online voter registration

♦AP/KRQE/Deming Headlight/Carlsbad Current-Argus/Silver City Sun News: Crime, education steer legislative agenda in New Mexico

♦KUNM: New Mexico To Sue EPA Over Gold King Mine Spill


♦Las Cruces Sun-News: Driver’s license issue tops agenda this session


♦ABQ Journal: 2016 Legislative Agenda


♦SF New Mexican: Voters want tougher ethics laws, Common Cause survey says

♦Farmington Daily Times: Politics of public safety take center stage

♦NM Political Report: Driver’s licenses, DWI penalties and ethics: A final look at House pre-filed legislation


♦AP/KOB/KRQE/ABQ Journal: New Mexico poll weighs support for campaign finance reforms

♦NM In Depth: Gov. Martinez Uses Speech to Encourage Government Reform


♦KRWG: Martinez Calls For Some Government Reforms


♦Los Alamos Daily Post: Lawmaker Pre-files Resolution To Clean Up Unethical Public Officials And Employees

♦KRWG: Will our wishes come true this session? (Some already have!)


♦ABQ Journal: Ethics commission gets OK from House panel, but faces long road ahead

♦Santa Fe New Mexican: Legislative roundup, Jan. 29, 2016

KRQE: Ethics commission plan, Return to Work advances in New Mexico

KOB: Legislation passes committee that would create independent ethics commission

♦NM Political Report: Ethics commission moves forward despite concerns


♦KSFR: Feb. 1 First News: Legislative Slowdown Expected As GOP Bills Move to Senate-Listen


♦NM Political Report: Despite concerns, ethics commission heads to House floor


Taos News: Legislative roundup: Feb. 3


♦The Independent: The Latest, And Best, Ethics Commission Push


ABQ Journal: House passes measure to create ethics commission

♦ABQ Journal: Editorial: Bipartisan effort to bring ethics reform long overdue

♦Santa Fe New Mexican: House passes ethics commission legislation


ABQ Journal: House passes measure to create ethics commission

♦NM Political Report: Independent ethics committee legislation heads to Senate


♦ABQ Journal: Corruption, scandals bad for NM business

♦Los Alamos Daily Post: House Approves Bipartisan Proposal To Establish An Independent Ethics Commission

♦Taos News: Ethics commission proposal reaches state Senate


♦NMPolitics.Net: It’s time to create a transparent ethics commission

Santa Fe New Mexican: Budget concerns cast cloud over session in final stretch

♦Santa Fe New Mexican: An invisible governor?


♦NM Political Report: No decision on ethics commission until tomorrow


♦ABQ Journal: Ethics commission hits dead end in Senate panel

♦Santa Fe New Mexican/NMPolitics.Net: With Senate committee about to make it ‘toothless,’ Dines withdraws ethics commission bill

♦AP: New Mexico Legislature drops ethics commission plan

♦NM Political Report: Ethics commission dies in Senate again

♦Clovis News Journal: Legislative roundup — Feb. 16

♦NM Political Report: A brief history of the Legislature rejecting ethics commissions

♦NM In Depth: Senate committee kills ethics and transparency reform measures

♦KRWG: New Mexico Senate committee kills ethics and transparency reform measures

♦You Tube: New Mexico State Ethics Commission dies in Senate Rules Committee

♦You Tube: House Representative Jim Dines speaks to the Press


ABQ Journal: AG Balderas disappointed with ethics, pension forfeiture legislation

NM Political Report: Senators: We didn’t kill ethics commission

KUNM: No Ethics Commission This Year


Santa Fe New Mexican: Legislative roundup, Feb. 18, 2016

KUNM: Why No Ethics Commission This Year?

♦Rio Grande Sun: Legislators Protect Themselves in Ethics War

♦Carlsbad Current-Argus: House GOP improving government transparency in NM


♦Santa Fe New Mexican: Reader View: Year of reform? Not in 2016

♦Farmington Daily Times: Push continues for ethics reform at state level


♦NM Political Report: Session Recap: Once again, ethics failures outweigh successes


♦NMPolitics.Net: The charade is over; it’s time to create an ethics commission


♦Carlsbad Current-Agus: Politically motivated complaints prevents ethics reform

♦ABQ Free Press: Ethics Reform Dies Yet Again


♦ABQ Journal: 2016 session was short, productive

♦NM Political Report: The year of ethics reform that wasn’t