The awards included funds for improving local government's ability to process Inspection of Public Records Act requests, providing free public Wi-Fi in public libraries and more.
(TNS) — ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The New Mexico Attorney General’s Office on Tuesday awarded more than $220,000 in settlement money to public institutions around the state for their requested technology proposals.
The awards included improving local government ability to process Inspection of Public Records Act requests, money to a community college to train coding instructors and providing free public Wi-Fi in public libraries and open space.
The money comes from New Mexico’s share of a multi-state price-fixing lawsuit involving dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) litigation involving equipment such as computers and printers.
“Investing in technology, especially in our rural communities, will improve the services provided to taxpayers and spur local innovation,” Attorney General Hector Balderas said in a statement.
The $220,000 specifically, according to a news release, was awarded as follows:
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