NMEDD Press Releases - February 2021

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

Press Release from Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham's Office: Gov. Lujan Grisham signs House Bill 11, delivering $200M to N.M. businesses

February 26, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Friday signed House Bill 11 into law, delivering $200 million in grants to support New Mexico businesses to ease the hiring or rehiring of employees.

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Beauty, The Educational Turkey Vulture, Lands Role in New Mexico Production Cop Shop

February 25, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. – The New Mexico filmindustry makes a positive impact both onand off the screen for New Mexico. Takethe story of “Beauty”, a regal TurkeyVulture, under the care of New Mexicowildlife non-profit Hawks Aloft. The NewMexico production Cop Shop partneredwith New Mexico wildlife non-profit HawksAloft to utilize Beauty in the productionwhile agreeing to raise awareness for thevulture species.

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New Mexico MainStreet’s Virtual Winter Conference Will Focus on “Creating a Climate of Confidence” in Districts, Business Community

February 24, 2021

Santa Fe, N.M. – New Mexico MainStreet’s (NMMS) annual Winter Conference will be virtual this year and focus on “Creating a Climate of Confidence: COVID and Beyond.” New Mexico’s MainStreet practitioners, partners, and other interested individuals & organizations are invited to attend this free conference on March 5 & 12, 2021. As New Mexico moves beyond the pandemic and into economic recovery and reopening, NMMS is supporting districts with a series of presentations, workshops, and activities featuring speakers to address next steps in cultivating confidence in our revitalization organizations, businesses, and communities.

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Press Release from Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham's Office: Gov. cheers legislative passage of House Bill 11

February 19, 2021

SANTA FE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Friday applauded the legislative passage of House Bill 11, a priority for economic relief that will now head to her desk for signature.

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The New Mexico Film Office Announces Three Productions Recently Filmed in New Mexico

February 19, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. – The New Mexico Film Office today announced three feature films shot in New Mexico. Vengeance, Cop Shop, and Intrusion completed production in recent months in New Mexico.

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State Assists 11 New Mexico Businesses in Training 232 Employees

February 18, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. – The New Mexico Economic Development’s Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP) Board has approved grants to train 232 New Mexico workers (230 trainees and 2 interns), helping to grow and up-train the New Mexico workforce, Economic Development Department (EDD) Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced today.

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Five New Mexico Film Programs Receive Funding from Better Call Saul Through the New Mexico Film Office Giveback Program

February 11, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. – The New Mexico Film Office (NMFO) announced 5 film programs at higher education institutions across New Mexico have received approximately $80,000 in funding from Better Call Saul via NMFO’s Giveback Program. Funds can be utilized to purchase equipment, software and, supplies, as well as to student scholarship programs and other student opportunities.

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New project in Permian Basin demonstrates potential for cleaner oilfield operations, benefits of Clean Fuel Standard

February 08, 2021

The oil and natural gas industry is the largest contributor to greenhouse gas emissions in New Mexico. Through a combination of increased regulation and innovation within the industry, public and private partners are working together to secure emissions reductions from the oil and gas sector while allowing the industry to continue to thrive and evolve here in New Mexico.

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