City loses in legal fight over open records

After a ruling by a district court judge, the City of  Rio Rancho Wednesday will release contested public records involving the death of a 2-year-o...

September 28, 2022
1:56 PM

After a ruling by a district court judge, the City of  Rio Rancho Wednesday will release contested public records involving the death of a 2-year-old boy The city had maintained that it did not have to release public records involving a Santa Fe police officer's child in December, citing New Mexico Children's Code protection used by the Children, Youth & Families Department. The Santa Fe New Mexican and the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government sued the city for the records, maintaining they are public and should be released.

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