Here's the latest from the attorneys for
, the former state investment official who claims he was forced out of a job for declining to invest public money with a
that had donated to Gov. Bill Richardson's political campaigns:
In a motion mailed for filing yesterday, Foy's attorneys ask that New Mexico's First Judicial District Court find former Richardson political consultant
in contempt for failing to comply with a February subpoena. Cooper is US Sen. Tom Udall's daughter and a major behind-the-scenes player in New Mexico Democratic politics.
In exhibits appended to Foy's filing, attorneys for Cooper said that the
, for which Cooper served as executive director, were irrelevant to Foy's case. Foy's lawyers argue that Richardson's Moving America Forward Foundation "was a conduit or vehicle for making kickbacks...while perhaps making the kickbacks tax deductible."
of the filing by Foy's attorney, Victor Marshall of Albuquerque. Cooper is represented by
of Washington, DC.
Marshall's wants the foundation to hand over financial records within three days, but the court may reject his motion.