NMEDD Press Releases

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

Be Safe, Respectful While Enjoying the Outdoors

May 20, 2020

SANTA FE, N.M. - As outdoor lands and some recreational areas reopen in New Mexico, state officials are reminding residents to be respectful of these places and continue to take precautions to stop the spread of COVID-19.

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Job Training Funds Approved for 165 New Jobs

May 19, 2020

Santa Fe, N.M. – The New Mexico Economic Development Department Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP) board has approved funding for 20 New Mexico companies to train 104 new employees and 24 interns, for a total of $2.5 million in May. JTIP awarded$1.4 million to nine companies in March for an additional 61 trainees and 1 intern, Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes said today.

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Outdoor Recreation Division Announces New Outdoor Equity Fund

May 18, 2020

SANTA FE, N.M. – Applications for the Outdoor Equity Fund to support New Mexico's outdoor recreation economy opened and are available online, Director of the Outdoor Recreation Division Axie Navas announced today. The deadline to apply is August 1, 2020.

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Buy For Tomorrow Website Continues to Help Small Businesses

May 16, 2020

SANTA FE, N.M. - The Buy for Tomorrow Today (www.buynmlocal.com) created by the Economic Development Department now has over 630 businesses registered and selling goods, services, and gift certificates from all regions of New Mexico, Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced today.

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EDD Announces Quarterly Reports to Help Track COVID-19 Related Economic Data by County

May 11, 2020

SANTA FE, N.M. - In an effort to better understand the impacts of the COVID-19 health emergency and analyze economic changes around the state, the Economic Development Department is now publishing quarterly data reports for all 33 New Mexico counties, Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced today.

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Resilient Communities Fund Grants to Help Economic Recovery Efforts in Twelve NM MainStreet Communities

May 06, 2020

SANTA FE, N.M. - The New Mexico Resiliency Alliance, in partnership with the New Mexico MainStreet Program and the McCune Charitable Foundation, awarded seed grants and matching funds for MainStreet community economic development projects in response to COVID-19 economic recovery efforts.

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SBA's Disaster Loan Program Opens to Agricultural Businesses

May 04, 2020

SANTA FE, N.M. - The U.S. Small Business Administration opened applications today for agricultural businesses in New Mexico to apply for Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL), Economic Development Department Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes said today.

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Lenders in New Mexico Looking for SBA Loan Customers

May 01, 2020

SANTA FE, N.M. - Lenders in New Mexico are still able to help businesses with loan applications for the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), Economic Development Department Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes said today.

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EDD Sponsors Arrowhead Center to Help Businesses Adapt During COVID-19 Emergency

April 27, 2020

SANTA FE, N.M. - The New Mexico Office of Science and Technology (OST), a division of the Economic Development Department (EDD), is partnering with The Arrowhead Center at NMSU to provide activities developed in response to the COVID-19 health emergency

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State Urges Businesses to Apply For Next Round of PPP Loans SBA Funding Opens Again Monday Morning

April 25, 2020

State Urges Businesses to Apply For Next Round of PPP Loans SBA Funding Opens Again Monday Morning SANTA

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