Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Bills Include Voting Records.(Final)

Byline: Dan McKay Journal Staff Writer

How Legislators Voted On City Issues Shown

Your water bill this month might include more than just how much you owe.

The city is inserting a legislative report showing how state lawmakers voted on issues of importance to Albuquerque.

And several city councilors are irritated about it, saying the city should keep politics out of people's billing information.

The report includes a chart showing whether legislators "voted in the interest" of the city on several issues.

Councilor Eric Griego said he has received irate calls from legislators.

"I think it was a terrible idea," Griego said. …

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