NMEDD Press Releases - February 2019

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

New Mexico MainStreet Announces Six Communities Awarded Funding for Façade Squad & Placemaking Projects

February 13, 2019

Santa Fe, N.M. – Today, New Mexico MainStreet (NMMS) announced their partnership with New Mexico Gas Company for local MainStreet design initiative projects. New Mexico Gas generously matched NMMS’s technical assistance with $40,000 in seed funding. Design initiative projects engage local MainStreet organizations and volunteers to restore building façades and improve public spaces in their local downtown districts.

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NM State Personnel Office to Help Job Seekers at State Capitol

February 11, 2019

Santa Fe, N.M. – Today, the NM State Personnel Office (SPO) announced they will be in the State Capitol Rotunda on Tuesday, February 12 from 8:30 am—2:00 pm to help job seekers with the state’s application process during the legislative session.

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Secretary Keyes Announces New Mexico SBIR Matching Grant & Innovation Voucher Recipient Receives Follow-on Funding

February 08, 2019

Santa Fe, N.M. – Today, Economic Development Secretary Designate Alicia J. Keyes announced that Osazda Energy, a renewable energy resources company, is one of four companies chosen to receive a $1.2 million grant from DuraMAT (Durable Module Materials) Consortium. This award will allow Osazda Energy to engage in their second project with DuraMAT with the goal of advancing U.S. global competitiveness within the renewable energy sector by improving the performance & lifetime of PV modules & systems while decreasing the levelized cost of electricity.

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Secretary Keyes Announces Independent Games Studio Establishes Operations

February 01, 2019

Las Cruces, N.M. – Today, Economic Development Secretary Alicia Keyes announced that games studio Ganymede Games will establish operations and create up to 51 new jobs over the next five years. The company also plans to invest more than $1.3 million in building and infrastructure improvements to their headquarters in Las Cruces. This business is being supported by New Mexico's closing fund, LEDA.

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