NMEDD Press Releases - March 2019

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

LFC Economist named Deputy Cabinet Secretary

March 27, 2019

Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes of the New Mexico Economic Development Department announced Wednesday that state economist Jon Clark will serve as Deputy Cabinet Secretary.

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Magazine Features Gov. Lujan Grisham for Economic Strides

March 19, 2019

Santa Fe, N.M. – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s vision for a stronger and more diversified New Mexico economy is featured in the March issue of Site Selection magazine.

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Gov. Lujan Grisham: Lost Decade of Job Growth is Over

March 15, 2019

Santa Fe, N.M. – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and the state’s top economic development official said significant measures have advanced in the Legislature that will grow New Mexico’s economy and put an end to a lost decade of job growth.

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New Mexico moves to boost Outdoor Recreation Industry

March 12, 2019

SANTA FE, N.M. – A bi-partisan effort to boost New Mexico’s outdoor recreation industry with hundreds of new jobs is making its way through the Legislature.

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Economic Development Secretary Alicia J. Keyes Announces NMSBIR Matching Grant Awards

March 06, 2019

Santa Fe, N.M. – Today, Economic Development Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced that two New Mexico companies will receive New Mexico Small Business Innovation Research (NMSBIR) Matching Grants to help their businesses grow. The NMSBIR Matching Grant Program provides recipients additional resources to commercialize the technology developed with federal SBIR funding. NMSBIR is designed to support local science and technology companies in achieving development and commercialization goals.

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Economic Development Secretary Alicia J. Keyes Announces Innovation Voucher Grant Awards

March 04, 2019

Santa Fe, N.M. – Today, Economic Development Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced that nine New Mexico companies will receive Innovation Voucher Grants to help their businesses grow by covering eligible expenses such as rent at a state certified incubator. The Innovation Voucher program is designed to enable early-stage science and technology companies to overcome business development barriers by providing small amounts of funding at critical moments during company growth.

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Johanna Nelson Awarded Caren S. Franzini Fellowship

March 01, 2019

Santa Fe, N.M. – Today, Economic Development Department (EDD) Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced that EDD Financial Development Specialist, Johanna Nelson, was awarded a spot in the first class of the Caren S. Franzini Fellowship program. The program is an initiative of the Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA), of which EDD is a member. The Franzini Fellowship was established in 2017 to build leadership positions for women in the field of development finance. In the one-year program, fellows will collaborate on a project of significance to the development finance industry and present the project at a national conference.

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