State finance officials, already enjoying one of the highest credit ratings in the nation, visited Wall Street last week to tell rating agency officials the state's economic picture is still on the upswing.

Kay Marr, New Mexico's secretary of finance and administration, said the state took in almost $78 million more than projected for fiscal 1993, which ended June 30. The total budget for the year was $2.2 billion.

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