ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The New Mexico Foundation for Open Government has named four, including Albuquerque Journal Editor Kent Walz, to receive the group’s top honor for open government, the Dixon First Amendment Award.
The award honors the memory of FOG co-founder and longtime board member William S. Dixon, an Albuquerque attorney and leading defender of the First Amendment and the sunshine laws in New Mexico.
The four recipients and their categories are:
- Walz, Lifetime Achievement
- Peter St. Cyr, Journalism
- Chad Painter, Education
- Mark Leech, Government
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