ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A bombshell kickbacks investigation by the New Mexico Attorney General’s Office recently lead to the resignation of a top Democrat in the New Mexico Legislature. A former state representative, Sheryl Williams Stapleton accused of being connected to a scheme involving the use of a digital learning program which APS spent $5 million on over several years.
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A recent Larry Barker investigation exposed another connection between the new allegations against Williams Stapleton and concerns in 2012 surrounding a prior capital outlay expenditure. Barker recently sat down with KRQE News 13 Digital Anchor Chris McKee to discuss the investigation.
Among the topics they covered – how Larry’s 2012 investigation unfolded, if the state ever addressed the findings of his investigation, and what’s next for the case against Williams Stapleton. To view Larry’s complete investigation, click here.