NMEDD Press Releases

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

NMEDD Funds Job Training for 150 Employees. Job Training Incentive Program recipients for Nov 2019 average salary is $25 per hour.

November 08, 2019

The November 2019 Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP) has awarded almost $1.69 million to nine New Mexico companies. Additional trainees will earn an average of $25 per hour, with salaries ranging from $11.67 to $55 per hour.

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Catalyst Fund invests in homegrown contact lens company: NMA Ventures backs innovative startup

November 08, 2019

A private equity venture fund, backed by the State of New Mexico, has finalized a significant investment in an innovative contact lens company that works closely with doctors to provide daily disposable lenses with a proprietary comfort coating. The investment by NMA Ventures into EveryDay Contacts is another example of how state with private-equity money is being used to build jobs and wealth in New Mexico with locally grown businesses.

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Outdoor Recreation Division Announces Advisory Panel

November 01, 2019

The New Mexico Economic Development Department has named 15 people to serve on the advisory panel for the Outdoor Recreation Division. The group, which includes representatives from conservation, education, industry, and government, is charged with providing expertise and support, among other tasks, to the new office via monthly meetings and quarterly summits.

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New Mexico Commits to Outdoor Recreation Principles

October 25, 2019

N.M. is one of five states adding their signatures to the Confluence Accords. Outdoor recreation leaders from Maine, Michigan, Nevada, New Mexico, and Virginia committed to advance the principles contained in the Outdoor Recreation Industry Confluence Accords, on behalf of their governors, at a signing ceremony yesterday. That brings the total number of states to an historic 13.

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Santa Rosa MainStreet receives accreditation

October 23, 2019

Santa Rosa MainStreet has graduated from the MainStreet Accelerator program and is now an accredited New Mexico MainStreet community.

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Job Training Incentive Program Funds 69 New Jobs

October 11, 2019

Manufacturers that provide oil and gas products, solar windows, and specialty jewelry were among the businesses awarded job training assistance Friday, Economic Development Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced.

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“Firstness" filming in New Mexico

October 10, 2019

New Mexico State Film Office Director Todd Christensen announced today that the independent feature “Firstness,” produced by Firstness LLC, has begun principal photography through mid-October in Carrizozo, Tularosa, Capitan, Ruidoso, and Alamogordo.

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“News of the World” filming in New Mexico: Tom Hanks returns to state as co-producer and actor

October 09, 2019

"News of the World," a post-Civil War adventure saga produced by Universal Pictures, has begun principal photography in and around Santa Fe, State Film Office Director Todd Christensen announced today. The production will continue in the state through November and employ more than 200 New Mexico crew members and 25 New Mexico actors.

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Technology Research Collaborative Board Announced

October 07, 2019

The New Mexico Economic Development Department's (NMEDD) Science and Technology Division has named new board members for the Technology Research Collaborative (TRC).

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“The Biggest Loser” producing 10 episodes in New Mexico

October 04, 2019

"The Biggest Loser" producing 10-episode season around Santa Fe

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