New Mexico Economic Development Secretary Jon Barela meets with local business leaders in Roswell, Tuesday, on his Job Creation Tour throughout the state. Pictured at left is Amado “Sonny” Espinoza, III. (Emily Russo Miller Photo)
New Mexico Economic Development Cabinet Secretary Jon Barela met with local business leaders in Roswell, Tuesday afternoon, as part of his Job Creation Tour throughout the state.
The meeting was intended to gather feedback before crafting a job creation bill, or series of bills, for the upcoming 2012 legislative session that would help New Mexico become more competitive in the marketplace, he says.
â€œIâ€™ve been to over 30 communities now since Iâ€™ve been secretary,â€ he said. â€œThe only way you can really learn and understand and get a feel for what we need to do next is to get on the ground and understand businesses and the local dynamics within each economy.â€
Barela went on to Login to read more