NMEDD Press Releases - October 2015

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

New Mexico MainStreet Accepting Emerging Community Applications for 2015

October 30, 2015

Santa Fe, NM - New Mexico MainStreet (NMMS) has opened the application process for new "Emerging Communities" to enter the MainStreet Program.

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Governor Susana Martinez Announces Deming MainStreet has Graduated from MainStreet Start-Up Status to a State-Certified MainStreet Community

October 30, 2015

Santa Fe, NM - Today, Governor Susana Martinez announced that Deming MainStreet has graduated from a "Start-Up" MainStreet program to a State-Certified MainStreet Community. As a State-Certified MainStreet, Deming MainStreet looks forward to advancing several key economic development priorities identified in the master plan, including downtown gateway features, physical enhancements to the Silver Avenue corridor, pedestrian enhancements, entrepreneurism development, a commercial kitchen and art galleries.

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Governor Susana Martinez Announces Nearly $200,000 to Help Small Businesses Expand to International Markets

October 27, 2015

Santa Fe, NM - Today, Governor Susana Martinez announced $193,700 in funding to help more New Mexico small businesses expand to international markets. This funding will provide training, assistance, and other resources to help small businesses export their products around the world.

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Governor Susana Martinez Announces Over 120 New Jobs in Mesilla Park

October 19, 2015

Mesilla Park, NM - Today, Governor Susana Martinez announced that New Mexico Greenhouse Holdings will create more than 120 new jobs over the next few years in Mesilla Park. The company will grow agricultural products and distribute them to major national retailers throughout the United States. These new jobs will include botanists, geneticists, and greenhouse staff.

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NMIDEA Launches Annual Process to Recognize Local Economic Developers' Accomplishments

October 16, 2015

Albuquerque, NM - NMIDEA, a statewide association of professional economic developers, has initiated its annual process to recognize individuals' stellar achievements in economic development. The New Mexico Economic Development Department encourages those involved in economic development at the community, regional or state levels to nominate worthy individuals for the following awards:

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Job Training Incentive Program Awards Seven Companies $637,050.81 in September to Create 140 Jobs

October 14, 2015

Santa Fe, New Mexico - The New Mexico Economic Development Department's Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP) board approved $637,050.81 in funding for seven companies to create 140 jobs in September.

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Governor Susana Martinez Announces 11 New Jobs in Silver City

October 09, 2015

Silver City, NM - Today, Governor Susana Martinez and Economic Development Secretary announced the expansion of Little Toad Creek Brewery & Distillery in Silver City. The expansion will result in 11 production jobs.

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Governor Susana Martinez Announces ABQ Firm Will Create Manufacturing Jobs to Build New Medical Device

October 05, 2015

Santa Fe, NM - Today, Governor Susana Martinez and New Mexico Economic Development Secretary Jon Barela announced that Precision Ocular Metrology (POM), an Albuquerque startup company, will be releasing a new medical device into the market. They have chosen to locate their headquarters and manufacturing facility in Albuquerque and will create 10 new jobs. POM is one of the many high-tech startup companies that have benefited from the New Mexico Angel Investment Tax Credit.

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