NMEDD Press Releases - December 2013

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

Job Training Incentive Program Awards Six Companies $399,721.52 to Create 24 New Jobs and Step-Up Training for 24 Current Workers

December 30, 2013

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Development Department’s Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP) Board approved $399,721.52 in funding at its December meeting for 24 new jobs and Step-Up training for 24 current employees in New Mexico to receive new skills. The funding was awarded to seven companies with an average wage of $23.30 for the newly-created jobs. The next board meeting is scheduled for Friday, January 10, 2014.

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Greetings from the New Mexico Economic Development Department

December 19, 2013

The 10th International Conference on Concentrator Photovoltaic Systems (CPV-10) will be held in Albuquerque from April 7-9, 2014. The host committee from CFV Solar Test Laboratory, Fraunhofer USA and Sandia National Laboratories is proud to bring this world-class conference to New Mexico.

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The New Mexico Economic Development Department Announces Research that Proves New Mexico Main Streets Experienced Above-Average Economic Gains

December 12, 2013

Santa Fe - New Mexico Economic Development Department (NMEDD) Cabinet Secretary, Jon Barela and the department's New Mexico MainStreet program hosted a presentation on the findings of its study evaluating the economic impact of the New Mexico MainStreet program over the last 28 years.

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The Economic Development Department to Present National Main Street Center Economic Impact Report Findings on the New Mexico MainStreet Program

December 11, 2013

Santa Fe - New Mexico Economic Development Department Cabinet Secretary Jon Barela and the department's New Mexico MainStreet program will present the findings of a report from the National Main Street Center on the economic impact of the New Mexico MainStreet program.

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Governor Susana Martinez Announces General Dynamics Hiring More than 200 New Employees in Las Cruces

December 02, 2013

Santa Fe – Today, Governor Susana Martinez and Economic Development Secretary Jon Barela announce the creation of 200 new jobs at the General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) Las Cruces location. The company, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), will also be adding 20,000 square feet to its existing facility.

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