NMEDD Press Releases

Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes was recently interviewed on the KUNM radio program Women’s Focus.

N.M. takes leadership role in Outdoor Recreation Economy

January 19, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. – Outdoor Recreation Director AxieNavas has been elected to chair an organization of 13states that are developing their outdoor recreationeconomies and protecting the outdoors a policy priority,Economic Development Department Secretary Alicia J.Keyes announced today.

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State Provides Job Training Funding for 265 New Jobs

January 19, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. – Economic Development Department Secretary Alicia J. Keyesannounced the first round of 2021 Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP) funding to eightcompanies with awards over $2 million to support 264 trainees and one intern.

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Homegrown NM Science and Tech Companies Awarded Small Business Innovation Research Grants

January 13, 2021

Santa Fe, N.M. – Three high-tech New Mexico companies will receive New Mexico Small Business Innovation Research (NMSBIR) Grants to help their businesses thrive, announced New Mexico Economic Development Department (EDD) Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes.

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EDD Hosts Webinar for New PPP Loan Program

January 11, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. – The New Mexico Economic Development Department (EDD) is partnering with the N.M. Small Business Development Center, the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Office of Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham to host a webinar on the new Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan application, which reopens this week.

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EDD Announces Call for RFPs

January 05, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. – The New Mexico Economic Development Department (EDD) is soliciting two Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and offering three new job positions, all funded through the Economic Development Administration’s CARES Act program, Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced this week.

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EDD Sets Groundwork for Economic Recovery with 2020 Initiatives Across the State

December 29, 2020

SANTA FE, N.M. – From global manufacturing and biosciences, to outdoor recreation and film production, the Economic Development Department (EDD) set the foundation for long-term job growth in 2020, putting New Mexico on the path to sustainable recovery, Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes said today.

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December Job Training Funds Announced

December 21, 2020

SANTA FE, N.M. – The Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP) Board approved funding for eight businesses in support of a total of 87 employees in December, (71 trainees and 17 interns), Economic Development Department Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced today.

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Economic Development Releases Latest Economic Data for all 33 Counties

December 18, 2020

SANTA FE, N.M. – The Economic Development Department has published the most recent series of county economic reports with detailed economic and employment data for all of the 33 counties as well as a statewide snapshot, Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes said today.

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SpinLaunch Plans Major Expansion at Spaceport America

December 15, 2020

SPACEPORT AMERICA, N.M. - A company that is developing and testing a mass accelerator with the aim of launching satellites into space orbit, using kinetic energy instead of rockets, is expanding at New Mexico’s Spaceport America, Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced today.

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New Mexico MainStreet Director Daniel Gutierrez Elected to Main Street America’s Leadership Council

December 15, 2020

Santa Fe, N.M. – New Mexico MainStreet (NMMS) Director Daniel Gutierrez was elected to Main Street America’s Leadership Council on Dec. 10, 2020. The Council consists of eight elected Coordinating Program members and one Main Street Design professional who each serve three-year terms; the Council serves as a liaison between Main Street America’s Coordinating Programs and the National Main Street Center (NMSC). Council members provide insight, advice, and guidance regarding the Main Street program and the overall Main Street movement.

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