Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Education tops wish list for the Roundhouse.

Byline: Diane Velasco Journal Staff Writer

Group collects ideas from around the state

Albuquerque business leaders have echoed the concerns of their counterparts around the state about legislative issues they say must be dealt with this election year.

Top issues include:

* education;

* health care;

* water;

* taxes;

* economic development; and

* telecommunications infrastructure.

"It doesn't matter whether you're in Tucumcari or Albuquerque our basic goals are the same," said Rick Alvidrez, chairman of the Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce.

About 80 people spoke at a roundtable discussion held by the Association of Commerce and Industry on Wednesday at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center. …

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