NMEDD Press Releases - May 2021

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

The New Mexico Film Office Announces Two Short Films Being Produced in New Mexico

May 27, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. –The New Mexico Film Office announces two short films, Two Roads and The Maid, are currently in production in New Mexico.

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New Mexico Based Creative Technology Company, Ideum Inc., Produces Several Multimedia Productions in New Mexico

May 27, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. – The New Mexico Film Office announces over 45 multimedia productions currently or recently produced in New Mexico by New Mexico creative technology company, Ideum Inc.

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The New Mexico Film Office Announces Video Game Xenotheria is Developed in New Mexico

May 25, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. –The New Mexico Film Office announces the video game Xenotheria, developed by Ganymede Games, is in production through December 2021 in Las Cruces, Dona Ana County, New Mexico

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Subsidios para negocios, aplique antes del 15 de Junio

May 25, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. – Se estan aceptando solicitudes para Subsidios de Recuperación de la Ley de Desarrollo Económico Local (LEDA) de hasta $100,000, anuncio hoy el Departamento de Desarrollo Económico de Nuevo México (EDD) y la Autoridad Financiera de Nuevo México (NMFA).

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State Moves for More Transparency at Bioscience Authority

May 20, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. – In a May 19, 2021 letter, The Office of Attorney General concluded that the New Mexico Bioscience Authority Board of Directors acted improperly and in violation of the Open Meetings Act when it met and voted on Sept. 11, 2020 to take certain personnel actions.

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Monthly Job Training Funds Support 104 Trainees and 7 Interns

May 20, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. – The Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP) Board announced this month's recipients of training funds totaling over $1.7 million at the May 14 meeting. Thirteen companies applied in order to hire for new well-paying positions, and another will receive a Step-Up Grant to train incumbent employees.

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$200 Million in LEDA Recovery Grants Available

May 13, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. – Applications are now being accepted for Local Economic Development Act (LEDA) Recovery Grants of up to $100,000, the New Mexico Economic Development Department (EDD) and New Mexico Finance Authority (NMFA) announced today. The temporary relie

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SAPUTO DAIRY USA TO EXPAND MANUFACTURING IN LAS CRUCES

May 12, 2021

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – Saputo Dairy USA, one of the largest cheese and dairy foods producers in the United States, has been awarded state economic assistance to expand its Las Cruces manufacturing operation and add 150 employees, New Mexico Economic Development Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced today.

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State Announces Outdoor Recreation Business Accelerator Grant Recipients

May 10, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. – The New Mexico Outdoor Recreation Division (ORD), a division of the N.M. Economic Development Department (EDD), announced the award recipients of the 2021 Outdoor Recreation Division Business Accelerator Grants. The grants were created to fund accelerators with a proven track record and well-developed plan to help individuals and outdoor recreation companies improve their business plans, hire New Mexicans, and amplify the state’s reputation as a leader in the outdoor industry.

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New Mexico Makes an Elite List of Top Economic Development Projects

May 07, 2021

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The State of New Mexico and the City of Albuquerque have been recognized for closing one of the most impactful economic development projects of 2021. Site Selection, an international publication of business expansion and economic development, annually recognizes the Top 20 Deals in North America. The Netflix expansion in Albuquerque has made the most recent list of top 20 deals. It is the first time New Mexico has been chosen by Site Selection for Top 20 Deal recognition.

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Ten NM MainStreet Communities Receive Resilient Communities Fund Grants to Aid Economic Recovery Efforts

May 05, 2021

Santa Fe, N.M. – The New Mexico Resiliency Alliance, in partnership with New Mexico MainStreet (NMMS) and the McCune Charitable Foundation, awarded ten Resilient Communities Fund Grants to NMMS affiliated districts for community and economic development projects. Awarded projects have a clear and stated impact for new, innovative, or ongoing efforts to mediate the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic and/or economic recovery efforts. Projects will be completed by December 2021.

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Centuries-Old Family Business Gets Boost from LEDA

May 05, 2021

SOCORRO, N.M. - A long-time family business in Socorro has been awarded state economic development assistance to expand a brewery and beverage business that can lead to more steady year-round revenue, Economic Development Department Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced today.

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State Accepting Applications for the 2021 Outdoor Equity Fund

May 03, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. – Applications for the Outdoor Equity Fund to support New Mexico's outdoor recreation economy are open, Director of the Outdoor Recreation Division (ORD) Axie Navas announced today. The deadline to apply is June 30, 2021 by 5 pm MT

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New Mexico Applauds Intel's $3.5 Billion Expansion in Rio Rancho

May 03, 2021

RIO RANCHO, N.M. – Intel plans to invest $3.5 billion in its New Mexico operations and hire more than 700 new workers to create a domestic hub for advanced semiconductor manufacturing at its fabrication facility in Sandoval County, the company and Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announces today.

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