Issues Other Agencies Handle

Fraudulent Insurance and/or Licensing

State Licensing and Insurance related issues are handled by the Office of the Superintendent of Insurance for the State of New Mexico.

Contact information

Phone: 1-855-427-5674

Policy Issues / Public Record Requests

Policy related issues are handled by the Governing Body (Commission or Board) associated with the organization and/or by the Independent Public Accountant (IPA) that audits the organization.

Public Record Requests are handled directly by the organization whose records are being requested.  If an organization is unresponsive to the request the Governing Body (Commission or Board) associated with the organization or the State Attorney General can provide additional guidance.

Contact information

Phone: 505-476-2200

Contact information

Phone: 1-800-678-1508

Procurement Process Questions or Challenges

General questions regarding the State procurement process, including questions on how to contest the award of a procurement contract, are handled by the State Purchasing Office.

Contact information

Phone: (505) 827-0472

Note: Allegations of suspected financial fraud, waste or abuse of public resources linked to a specific procurement action and potentially being of a criminal nature, should be reported to the Office of the State Auditor via the OSA fraud hotline. This includes allegations of purposeful or systematic violation of the State Procurement Code for purposes of achieving personal advantage or gain and/or benefiting specific individual(s) or company(s) for the same purpose, including the approval or authorization for payment of false or inflated billings.

Product or Service Quality Concerns

Quality related issues are handled by the Governing Body (Commission or Board) associated with the organization.

Contact information

Phone: 505-476-2200

Misuse of Confidential or Proprietary Information

Unauthorized release of propriety/confidential employee related information is handled by organizations HR Department, the Governing Body associated with the organization and/or the State Personnel Office for the State of New Mexico.

Contact information

Phone: 505-476-7759

Unauthorized release of propriety/confidential vendor information is handled by the State Purchasing Office for the State of New Mexico.

Contact information

Phone: 505-827-0472

Unauthorized release of propriety/confidential information belonging to the State of New Mexico is handled by the Office of the State Attorney Generalfor the State of New Mexico.

Contact information

Phone: 1-800-678-1508

Whistleblowers Protection Act

Protects public employees who disclose improper conduct by state or local government agencies against retaliation.  Questions related to whistleblower protection are handled by the Office of the State Attorney General for the State of New Mexico.

Contact information

Phone: 1-800-678-1508

Public Safety

Safety concerns are handled by the New Mexico Department of Public Safety.

Contact information

Phone: 505-827-9000

Security

Security concerns are handled by the New Mexico Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.

Contact information

Phone: 505-476-9600

Environmental Protection

Environmental concerns are handled by the New Mexico Environmental Department.

Contact information

Phone: 505-827-2855

Wage and Hour Issues Unemployment Compensation

Wage and Hour issues, including violations of labor laws and unemployment compensation concerns, are handled by the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions.

Contact information

Phone: 505-841-2000

Customer Relations Open Meetings Act Violations

Open Meetings Act violations and Consumer related complaints are handled by the Office of the State Attorney General for the State of New Mexico.

Open Meetings Act violations and Consumer related complaints are handled by the Office of the State Attorney General for the State of New Mexico.

Contact information

Phone: 1-800-678-1508

Discrimination and/or Sexual Harassment

Discrimination issues are handled by the Department of Human Rights for the State of New Mexico or the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Contact information

Phone: 1-800-566-9471

Contact information

Phone: 1-800-669-4000

Employee Relations

Employee relations issues are handled by the Department of Human Rightsfor the State of New Mexico.

Contact information

Phone: 1-800-566-9471

Workplace Violence Substance Abuse

Workplace violence issues are handled by the organization’s HR function in conjunction with local law enforcement.

Substance abuse issues are handled by the organization’s HR function

Contact information

Depends on city/county where incident occurred.