(SANTA FE, N.M.) -- Gov. Susana Martinez discussed state business using a personal email account, a practice critics say is unacceptable, ABC affiliate KOAT-TV reports.
The governor reportedly discussed Corrections Department business with an email account associated with SusanaPAC, her political action committee, emailed staff members about a report on a prison escape and one of her staffers used personal email to seek information about inmates who have driver's licenses, but no social security numbers.
Gwyneth Doland, executive director of the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government, said the practice of conducting "public business in secret [is] absolutely unacceptable."
Scott Darnell, Martinez's spokesman, said all final state business is conducted through official state email accounts.
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