Politics


Native communities harnessing the power of data

Like indigenous peoples around the world, they are today reclaiming their place as data researchers.

Where trust counts: The census and NM’s border cities

In the last 10 years, so much has changed in Sunland Park and elsewhere along the border that observers are girding themselves for what may prove to be a damaging undercount in the 2020 census.

For contracts, New Mexico increasingly looks elsewhere

A Searchlight investigation finds billions of taxpayer dollars have flowed out of state since 2013 due to government purchases that are not filled — or cannot be filled — by New Mexico companies.

Here’s how we learned where New Mexico’s vendors are located

The data don't exist in an easy-to-grasp form, so we decided to create and share it.

New Mexico is ignoring its own rules on vendor transparency

Legislators have been pressing the state to clarify where contract dollars flow.

A conversation about treatment foster care

Ed Williams speaks with Radio Cafe's Mary-Charlotte Domandi about his investigation into NM's treatment foster care system.