NMEDD Press Releases

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

NBCUniversal awards $17,014 to ENMU as part of Film Incentive Give Back Program

January 15, 2020

Film Industry supports local school programs NBCUniversal awards $17,014 to ENMU as part of Film Incentive Give Back Program

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Job Training Funds Awarded to 11 New Mexico companies

January 10, 2020

Santa Fe, N.M. – The New Mexico Economic Development Department has kicked off its first round of job training funding of 2020 by awarding $2.7 million to offset the cost of training 361 new employees and 5 interns at 11 companies, Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced Friday.

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New Grants for Science and Technology Start-Ups

December 24, 2019

Santa Fe, N.M. – The New Mexico Economic Development Department is offering a new small grants program to science and technology start-ups, Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced today. The Business Start-Up Grants can be used by potentially high-growth, for profit companies in New Mexico in the science and technology fields with fewer than 50 employees.

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Data Shows Higher Wages, More Jobs for EDD Investments

December 23, 2019

Santa Fe, N.M. – During Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s first year in office, the New Mexico Economic Development Department has helped create over 1,700 jobs, boosted private investment in the state by $740 million, and awarded job-training grants for 2,100 new workers at 71 companies, Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced today.

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Lawmakers Support Tax Credit for Fire Suppression

December 18, 2019

Santa Fe, N.M. –An interim committee of the New Mexico Legislature has voted to support an initiative of the Economic Development Department that would make it easier to redevelop old and abandoned buildings in rural downtowns.

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State supports 763 new jobs through Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP)

December 17, 2019

Santa Fe, N.M. – New Mexico Economic Development Department has awarded $3.9 million in Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP) Funds to support training of 763 new employees in Albuquerque, Bernalillo, and Santa Fe, Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced Monday.

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Carrie Wells Named Deputy Director of the New Mexico Film Office

December 17, 2019

Carrie Wells has been named Deputy Director of The New Mexico Film Office, Economic Development Department Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced today.

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Kairos Power Selects Albuquerque for Research and Development Center

December 13, 2019

ALBUQUERQUE – Kairos Power LLC, an innovative CleanTech engineering company, has chosen Albuquerque as its home for a new engineering center to support the development of its advanced reactor technology. The company will be located in Albuquerque’s Mesa del Sol master-planned community, where it plans to purchase an existing building on 32 acres of land for future expansion. Over the next few years, the company will invest up to $125 million on the campus and create more than 65 highpaying jobs.

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Innovation Research Grants awarded to local technology companies

December 12, 2019

Economic Development Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced that three New Mexico companies will receive New Mexico Small Business Innovation Research (NMSBIR) Grants to help their businesses grow

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State invests in Timber and Sawmill project

December 11, 2019

The State of New Mexico is investing $350,000 in Lance Forest Products LLC, which is relocating a sawmill business to Cimarron as part of an effort to reinvigorate the timber sector in Northeast New Mexico.

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