NMEDD Press Releases - January 2021

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

New Mexico MainStreet Awards $1.5 Million to Four Public Infrastructure Revitalization Projects

January 27, 2021

Santa Fe, N.M. – Today, New Mexico MainStreet (NMMS) and the New Mexico Economic Development Department (NMEDD) announced that $1.5 million has been awarded for revitalization projects in four NMMS districts: Deming, Farmington, Lovington, and Truth or Consequences. The NMMS Public Infrastructure (Capital Outlay) Program provides funding for upgrades within a targeted public investment area. Projects must be an economic driver, demonstrate impact on the local economy, improve the appearance & functionality of the district, create connectors, and engage local property & business owners.

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LOS POBLANOS GETS STATE FUNDING TO EXPAND

January 27, 2021

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The New Mexico Economic Development Department has pledged economic assistance to Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Organic Farm to expand yearround manufacturing and boost purchases of agricultural products from New Mexico ranchers and growers, Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced today.

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Economic Security Bill Aims To Bring Back Employees Grants up to $100,000 awarded for job creation

January 25, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. – A major economic recovery initiative, backed by Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, that would pump another $200 million into New Mexico small businesses to create jobs and rehire workers, was introduced today in the Legislature by Rep. Christine Chandler.

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N.M. takes leadership role in Outdoor Recreation Economy

January 19, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. – Outdoor Recreation Director AxieNavas has been elected to chair an organization of 13states that are developing their outdoor recreationeconomies and protecting the outdoors a policy priority,Economic Development Department Secretary Alicia J.Keyes announced today.

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State Provides Job Training Funding for 265 New Jobs

January 19, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. – Economic Development Department Secretary Alicia J. Keyesannounced the first round of 2021 Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP) funding to eightcompanies with awards over $2 million to support 264 trainees and one intern.

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Homegrown NM Science and Tech Companies Awarded Small Business Innovation Research Grants

January 13, 2021

Santa Fe, N.M. – Three high-tech New Mexico companies will receive New Mexico Small Business Innovation Research (NMSBIR) Grants to help their businesses thrive, announced New Mexico Economic Development Department (EDD) Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes.

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EDD Hosts Webinar for New PPP Loan Program

January 11, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. – The New Mexico Economic Development Department (EDD) is partnering with the N.M. Small Business Development Center, the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Office of Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham to host a webinar on the new Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan application, which reopens this week.

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EDD Announces Call for RFPs

January 05, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. – The New Mexico Economic Development Department (EDD) is soliciting two Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and offering three new job positions, all funded through the Economic Development Administration’s CARES Act program, Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced this week.

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