NMEDD Press Releases

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

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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Four Local Science & Tech Startups Receive Awards: Innovation Vouchers awarded to help early stage science and technology companies overcome business development barriers

October 03, 2019

New Mexico Economic Development Department (NMEDD) Office of Science and Technology announced that four New Mexico companies will receive Innovation Voucher Grants to help their businesses grow by covering eligible expenses at a state certified incubator, a business accelerator, or a state approved co-working space.

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State set to boost Outdoor Recreation with regional business incubators

October 03, 2019

In its first initiative to boost the outdoor recreation industry, the New Mexico Economic Development Department will be awarding up to $50,000 to business incubators that propose the best programs to assist early stage outdoor businesses.

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New Director of Outdoor Recreation will help build Outdoor economy

September 23, 2019

Axie Navas named Director of Outdoor Recreation

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Work Training Funds Support 123 New Jobs - Santa Rosa hemp company, Boeing among JTIP awardees

September 19, 2019

The state Economic Development Department has awarded 10 companies over $2 million to hire and train 123 new workers at businesses in Albuquerque, Clovis, Santa Rosa, and Santa Fe

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