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APS Superintendent Resigns – Don Moya lawsuit remains

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August 31, 2015 KOAT Albuquerque Public School’s Superintendent Luis Valentino resigned from his position today, but the Don Moya lawsuit remains.  The acting superintendent Raquel Reedy spoke to KOAT eyewitness news briefly about Valentino’s resignation.  When Reedy was asked about CFO Don Moya she stated she could not answer any questions regarding Moya due to the litigation of the whistleblower lawsuit….

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Whistleblower Don Moya speaks to KRQE

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August 26, 2015 KRQE Whistleblower Don Moya, CFO of Albuquerque Public Schools, speaks to KRQE about his lawsuit against APS, APS Superintendent Luis Valentino and New Mexico Public Education secretary Hanna Skandera.  During the interview Moya shares his reaction when he received a text message he from Valentino.  The text was intended for Skandera and Moya ask Valentino if he…

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Text and Email evidence in the APS lawsuit

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August 25, 2015 KOAT Don Moya and his attorney Kate Ferlic talk to KOAT TV Albuquerque about Moya’s whistleblower lawsuit against APS, Superintendent Luis Valentino and Public Education secretary Hanna Skandera.  Moya shares a text message from Valentino stating he was “going to go after Moya”, a text Moya believes was intended for Skandera.  Watch the interview to see the text…

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APS Don Moya discusses whistleblower lawsuit with KOB-TV

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August 25, 2015 KOBTV Albuquerque Public School’s CFO Don Moya discusses his whistleblower lawsuit with KOB Reporter Kai Porter at his attorney Kate Ferlic’s office at Egolf + Ferlic + Day in Santa Fe.  Moya reveals the text message from APS Superintendent Luis Valentino to New Mexico Public Education secretary Hanna Skandera. “The text message itself that I received after…

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Kate Ferlic’s client Don Moya sues Albuquerque Public Schools

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August 25, 2015 Albuquerque Journal Kate Ferlic filed a whistleblower lawsuit on behalf of Don Moya, Albuquerque Public Schools Chief Financial Officer, against Superintendent Luis Valentino, New Mexico Secretary of Education Hanna Skandera and the APS Board of Education.  The suit claims Moya was placed on administrative leave because he “was insufficiently supportive” of Gov. Susana Martinez’s “political agenda.” Moya’s attorney, Kate…

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John Day to represent Donovan Maez in Chavez-Silver murder trial

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August 18, 2015 Albuquerque Journal Prominent criminal defense attorney John Day is representing State Representative Stephanie Maez’s son, Donovan Maez, who is accused of shooting Jaydon Chavez-Silver on June 26.  Representative Maez spoke to reporters Monday evening outside of her father’s house, stating she promises she will stand by her son. Maez attorney, John Day, told reporters “What we’re doing is conducting…

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KOAT Legal Analyst John Day explains probable cause

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August 17, 2015 KOAT Santa Fe criminal defense attorney  and KOAT TV’s legal analyst John Day speaks to KOAT TV’s Doug Fernandez about the James Boyd case.  Day explains the terms “probable cause” verses “beyond a reasonable doubt”.  In New Mexico, the law states a police officer can commit justifiable homicide if he acting as a reasonable officer.  The judge…

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Medical Board rejects discipline against former Santa Fe doctor

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August 10, 2015 Albuquerque Journal Friday the Medical Board voted to take no action against former Santa Fe doctor Kenneth Stoller except to send an advisory letter.  Stoller was wrongfully accused by Dr. Leslie Strickler of allegedly treating a child of medical conditions that did not exist.  However, under oath Dr. Strickler denied that Stoller “unnecessarily treated the child.” Stoller’s attorney,…

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