AG Hector Balderas Secures Early Dismissal Of Former Secretary Of State’s IPRA Lawsuit

first_imgAttorney General Hector Balderas “Public agencies should absolutely comply with the rule of law and be transparent to the public, and this ruling is an important confirmation of my office’s dedication to those principles,” Balderas said. “Public officials, current and former, also have a burden to strongly consider the impact frivolous lawsuits have on our already overburdened courts that should be focusing on keeping communities safe and bringing access to justice to New Mexicans who truly need it.” AG News: Herrerra alleged that the Office violated IPRA, and the Court found that she “failed to provide any reliable evidence” to support her allegations. ALBUQUERQUE ― Attorney General Hector Balderas announced Thursday a recent District Court order entering summary judgment against former Secretary of State Mary Herrera, declaring that as a matter of law there was no basis for her Inspection of Public Records Act (IPRA) lawsuit against the Office of the Attorney General. last_img

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