Access the Political Process

Association of Commerce and industryThe Association of Commerce and Industry (ACI)

ACI offers businesses the opportunity to become involved with the political process. ACI members are informed of state legislative activity affecting business and are encouraged to participate in committees and roundtables where annual legislative priorities are decided. For more information on ACI or how to become a member, visit their website.

Read about the ACI-sponsored Economic Gardening program:

Councils of Governments

Councils of Governments serve their multi-county regions in planning and development capacities. Their activities include legislative outreach, economic development initiatives, and business assistance and retention specific to their region. New Mexico’s Councils of Governments are:

  • Northwest New Mexico Council of Governments
    Gallup, NM, Tel: 505-722-4327
  • Mid-Region Council of Governments
    Albuquerque, NM, Tel: 505-247-1750
  • Southwest New Mexico Council of Governments
    Silver City, NM, Tel: 575-388-1509
  • South Central Council of Governments
    Elephant Butte, NM, Tel: 575-744-0039
  • Southeastern New Mexico Economic Development District/Council of Governments
    Roswell, NM, Tel: 575-624-6131
  • North Central New Mexico Economic Development District/Council of Governments
    Santa Fe, NM 505-827-7313
  • Eastern Plains Council of Governments
    Clovis, NM, Tel: 575-762-7714