Raúl Torrez | Attorney General

AG Balderas’ Statement on the University of New Mexico’s Violation of the Open Meetings Act


Contact: David Carl (505) 288-2465

Albuquerque, NM – Today, Attorney General Hector Balderas issued this statement regarding the University of New Mexico’s violation of the Open Meetings Act:

“The University of New Mexico must be transparent when deciding to cut vital student scholarships and must follow the law by redoing this process in a legal and fair manner to ensure accountability to our community and students.”

A copy of the letter is attached

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