- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 29, 2014

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - The New Mexico Foundation for Open Government has named this year’s winners of its annual Dixon First Amendment Award.

The foundation announced Monday that Albuquerque lawyer Charles “Kip” Purcell, Albuquerque Journal reporter Colleen Heild and Rep. Jeff Steinborn of Las Cruces will be honored at FOG’s annual “Your Right To Know Luncheon” on Oct. 1.

The award is in memory of FOG co-founder and longtime board member William S. Dixon, formerly an Albuquerque attorney and leading defender of the First Amendment and the state’s access laws.



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