NMEDD Press Releases - July 2016

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

Gov. Susana Martinez Announces 300 Well-Paying Jobs Coming to Albuquerque

July 28, 2016

Albuquerque, NM -- Today, Governor Susana Martinez announced that Unity BPO, a homegrown Albuquerque business, will create 300 new well-paying health care industry jobs. The expansion comes on the heels of Governor Martinez announcing more than 2,000 new jobs in recent months.

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Economic Development Secretary Jon Barela Announces Colorado Manufacturer Relocating to Grant County, Creating 10 Rural Jobs

July 25, 2016

Santa Clara, NM - Today, New Mexico Economic Development Secretary Jon Barela announced St. Claire's Organics, a Colorado manufacturer of candy and cough drops, is relocating its facility to the Village of Santa Clara and will create 10 manufacturing jobs. St. Claire's Organics' products are currently sold in the natural foods and mass market segments, both in the U.S. and in several countries abroad.

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NMEDD Awards $170,000 in LEADS Grants to 18 Rural Communities Throughout NM

July 06, 2016

Santa Fe, NM - Today, the New Mexico Economic Development Department (NMEDD) announced that 18 communities have been selected to receive Local Economic Assistance & Development Support (LEADS) grants. The $170,000 in grants will help communities create jobs, develop their tax base and encourage economic development. Since the program began in 2015, $346,200 has been distributed to rural communities to help supplement their economic development efforts.

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