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Morning Word: Judges Considers Pay-to-Play Settlement

Morning Word A New Mexico district court is considering whether to accept a $24 million settlement from an investment firm involved in pay-to-play scandal.

Monday, April 25, 2016 Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Big Decisions

Tax hikes possible in Santa Fe

Morning Word Santa Fe’s finance director says city councilors may have to reverse their decision to stop raiding cash reserves from the water fund, or residents could see a big drop in services.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Pay-to-Play Lawsuits Move Forward

Widespread corruption alleged

Morning Word Former Education Retirement Board chief investment officerfrank foy filed the lawsuits under the state’s Fraud Against Taxpayers Act, alleging scheme cost taxpayers $200 million in investment losses.

Friday, June 26, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Shooting Accident, Interlocks, and Why The Heck Is Union County So Happy?

We've got your full weekend news recap

Morning Word An Albuquerque Police officer appears to have accidently shot a man in the back early Sunday morning while climbing through a window to check on a reported apartment burglary.

Monday, December 15, 2014 Peter St. Cyr

Chronicle of a Death Foretold

In Brief

Local News The demise of Albuquerque accounting firm Meyners Company—a major player with more than $6 million in New Mexico state contracts in the last three years—was predictable.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011 Alexa Schirtzinger

The Last War

Indicators: July 21

Local News On July 16, the US Senate passed a financial reform bill. Two days earlier, and with less fanfare, the SEC published a new rule banning “pay to play” by investment advisors to public entities. Crit...

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 Corey Pein

The Italian Job

frank foyfollows the money to Europe

Local News Recent testimony at the Roundhouse was the most blunt public statement yet by former Educational Retirement Board Chief Investment Officerfrank foy. Foy has filed two lawsuits alleging appointees of Gov. Bill ...

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 Corey Pein

7 Days

From Jan. 27

Local News Domestic partnership, outlaw texting, transparent investing,frank foy, Steven Soderbergh and the Railrunner's weekends.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Pension Retention

Class-action lawsuit filed of pay-to-play pension investments

Local News Law firms in Albuquerque, New York City and Washington, DC have joined to file a class-action lawsuit against former New Mexico Investment Officer Gary Bland and members of the Educational Retirement Board who ...

Wednesday, January 13, 2010 Corey Pein

Pay to Play It Again

NM reaches a tipping point for public corruption

Features Play to Pay in New Mexico. It’s a story with a wide cast of coast-to-coast characters—financiers, politicians, whistle-blowers and federal investigators. The details are immense, but the bottom line...

Wednesday, December 23, 2009 Julia Goldberg

Pay to Play A-Z

SFR’s guide to government contracting under Governor Bill Richardson

Features This A-to-Z guide to pay-to-play in New Mexico is not meant to be complete. Nor does this guide offer anything close to proof of misconduct. Use it as a catalogue of coincidences—coincidences that, if the...

Tuesday, January 27, 2009 Corey Pein

Whistleblowerfrank foyTestifies At Senate Judiciary Committee

News The New Mexico Senate Judiciary Committee hearing featuring pay-to-play whistleblowerfrank foyis about t...

Thursday, January 21, 2010 by Corey Pein

Gary King goes on the defensive

The Attorney General is accused of conflicts of interest

News  Neck deep in allegations of ethic violations, Attorney General Gary King channeled Paul Harvey last month by telling reporters "the rest of the story."---King's press conference, snippets of which were po...

Thursday, July 14, 2011 by Joey Peters

Documents Give Detailed Accounting Of Controversial SIC Expenses

News For posterity's sake, here are the presentations given to the New Mexico Senate Judiciary Committee last night by Legislative Finance Committee financial econ...

Tuesday, January 26, 2010 by Corey Pein

Senate Judiciary Hearings On Pension Fund Corruption Continue

News The New Mexico Senate Judiciary Committee hea...

Monday, January 25, 2010 by Corey Pein
Tuesday, January 12, 2010 by Corey Pein
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