State Fair Commissioner Charlotte Rode Speaks to the Dirty Downs Deal: A Must Listen
State Fair Commissioner Charlotte Rode in an interview with Joey Peters of the Santa Fe Reporter, and Matt Reichbach of the New Mexico Telegram, breaks down the nuts and bolts of the Dirty Downs Deal.
Commissioner Rode describes how the Martinez administration kept documents from commissioners, eliminated commissioner oversight, and steered the deal to political insiders.
According to the interview, Commissioner Rode has drafted an extensive report, which she has provided to some legislators on the “faux RFP” process used to conceal the predetermined outcome of the contracting process.
Anyone interested in learning more about Commissioner Rode’s report on this deal can contact her at