The NMSU Library, NMSU Department of Journalism & Mass Communications, and NMSU Alumnus Tim Parker are presenting “Sunshine in the Shade: Uncovering Outside Influence in Local Elections.” The event, held on Wednesday, March 23, 2016, will commemorate Sunshine Week, which celebrates the public’s access to information, open records, and open government. It will begin at 5:30 p.m. on the 3rd floor of Zuhl Library on the NMSU campus.
Panelists for the program are:
- New Mexico Senator Joseph Cervantes
- Las Cruces City Councilor Gill Sorg
- Viki Harrison from Common Cause
- Paul Gessing of the Rio Grande Foundation
- Dr. Daniel Chand, NMSU Government Department
The panel will be moderated by writer, photographer, and lawyer Peter Goodman. Please join us as our panelists discuss recent trends and transparency in local elections. The audience is welcome to participate with questions. Refreshments will be served.
Free parking will be available on the NMSU campus after 4:30 p.m. For questions or further information, please contact Sunshine Week Program chair Cassie McClure at firstname.lastname@example.org or (575) 646-7492.