NMEDD Press Releases - November 2013

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

Job Training Incentive Program Awards Six Companies $520,598.14 to Create 56 High-Wage Jobs and One Internship in October and November

November 27, 2013

SANTA FE - The New Mexico Economic Development Department's Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP) Board approved $480,724.02 in funding at its October board meeting for 54 jobs and an internship, and $39,874.12 for two jobs in November. The funding was awarded to six companies with an average wage of $30.73 for the newly-created jobs. The next board meeting will be December 13, in Albuquerque.

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New Mexico Arts Commission Authorizes Gallup, Mora and Artesia as New Arts & Cultural Districts

November 26, 2013

Santa Fe - For the first time since 2009, the New Mexico Arts Commission authorized three new Arts & Cultural District (ACD) programs. Mora, Gallup and Artesia were selected after a competitive application and review process. They join Las Vegas and Silver City, authorized in 2007, and Central Arts in Albuquerque, Los Alamos, Raton and Taos authorized in 2009.

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Governor Susana Martinez, Secretary Jon Barela, City of Albuquerque, Albuquerque Economic Development, and Prime Therapeutics Announce 47 New Jobs

November 15, 2013

Albuquerque – Governor Susana Martinez, Economic Development Secretary Jon Barela, the City of Albuquerque, Albuquerque Economic Development, and Prime Therapeutics, LLC (Prime) today announced the creation of 47 new jobs at Prime’s Albuquerque facility. The company is also planning on adding an additional 33 jobs in the near future.

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Economic Development Cabinet Secretary Jon Barela, New Mexico MainStreet and Corrales MainStreet Kick Off "Shop MainStreet" Holiday Campaign

November 09, 2013

Corrales - Saturday, Economic Development Cabinet Secretary Jon Barela kicked of the "Shop MainStreet" holiday campaign to encourage New Mexicans to consider shopping locally for the holidays and support small businesses. Secretary Barela was joined by Corrales MainStreet, Corrales Mayor Phil Gasteyer and local small business owners. Studies support the idea that buying local has significant economic, job and environmental benefits. Twenty-three New Mexico MainStreet communities are participating in the statewide campaign.

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Economic Development Cabinet Secretary Jon Barela, New Mexico MainStreet and Corrales MainStreet to Kick Off "Shop MainStreet" Holiday Campaign

November 08, 2013

SANTA FE - In an effort to encourage New Mexicans to shop locally and support New Mexico small businesses, Economic Development Secretary Jon Barela, whose department oversees the New Mexico MainStreet program, will kick off the "Shop MainStreet" holiday campaign. Secretary Barela will be joined by Corrales MainStreet, Corrales Mayor Phil Gasteyer and local small business owners. Studies support the idea that buying local has significant economic, job and environmental benefits. Twenty-three New Mexico MainStreet communities are participating in the statewide campaign.

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