Joe Cervantes on Government Reform
No voter ID; yes prohibit legislators from lobbying
Q: Should former legislators be banned from lobbying for the first year after leaving office?
Q: Do you support the use of an independent AND/OR bipartisan commission for redistricting?
Do you support requiring a government-issued photo identification in order to vote at the polls?
Cervantes adds, "I am unclear what encouraging voluntary spending limits would mean or accomplish. I can not answer. given the ambiguities."
Source: New Mexico 2012 Political Courage Test
, Nov 1, 2012
Open up legislative committee meetings to public
By opening our legislative committee process, we can lift the blinds, unlock the doors and remove the dimmers, which have kept legislators, the public and the press in the dark for decades. I have no doubt that, years from now,
it will hard to understand how this was ever an issue. Our policies, spending and conduct must stand up to public debate and scrutiny. We can only expect wise judgment from the citizens if we first confidently entrust them with knowledge.
Source: Las Cruces Sun-News on 2018 New Mexico Gubernatorial race
, Apr 5, 2009
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