NMEDD Press Releases

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

Beef Processing Plant set to open in Las Vegas, N.M.

April 21, 2020

LAS VEGAS, N.M. – The New Mexico Economic Development Department has pledged economic assistance to High Plains Processing LLC, a Colorado company that is expanding to Las Vegas, N.M. to open a meat processing business.

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Federal and State Economic Assistance Accelerating to New Mexico Workers and Businesses

April 17, 2020

SANTA FE, N.M. – Hundreds of businesses and tens of thousands of New Mexico workers are receiving emergency money as state agencies have accelerated financial assistance efforts during the COVID-19 health emergency.

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Sen. Tom Udall Joins EDD for Webinar - Officials will present timely information on federal assistance

April 16, 2020

SANTA FE, N.M. - U.S. Sen. Tom Udall and the New Mexico Economic Development Department (EDD) will be co-hosting a webinar to share information and answer questions about economic assistance during the COVID-19 health emergency. The webinar is set for 2:30 p.m. on Monday April 20.

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Applications Open for BizSprint Accelerator

April 15, 2020

Special BizSprint cohort addressing COVID-19 challenges to focus on online marketing and branding -- Arrowhead Center at New Mexico State University, with support from New Mexico Gas Company and the New Mexico Economic Development Department (EDD), is offering a BizSprint accelerator program online and free of charge.

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Economic Development Department Ramps Up Public Outreach: Agency Provides Ongoing Webinars to Help Businesses and Communities

April 14, 2020

SANTA FE, N.M. – The New Mexico Economic Development Department is announcing 10 additional webinars to help business owners and community developers maximize their online footprint and to navigate federal and state economic emergency assistance.

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Application for New Business Assistance Now Available SIC launches $100 million NM Recovery Fund

April 13, 2020

SANTA FE – Applications are now available for a State of New Mexico emergency loan program to support larger businesses hardest hit by the COVID-19 health emergency.

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State Provides Outdoor Recreation Guidelines

April 10, 2020

Santa Fe, N.M. – New Mexicans can still hike, bike, jog, or rollerblade outdoors during the COVID-19 pandemic but should stay close to home, may not do so in groups, and must always practice social distancing, according to outdoor recreation guidelines issued Friday by Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s office and the Outdoor Recreation Division of the Economic Development Department.

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N.M. small businesses urged to apply quickly for federal stimulus loans

April 04, 2020

New Mexico small businesses in financial distress due to the coronavirus crisis are encouraged to apply as soon as possible for loans made available under the federal stimulus bill.

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NM Economic Development Department provides personal service to businesses through help line

April 03, 2020

SANTA FE, N.M. – The New Mexico Economic Development Department (EDD) is assisting businesses with financing options so they can maintain operations as part of an effort by Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham to respond aggressively to the economic dislocations caused by the unprecedented COVID-19 public health emergency.

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State Launches “Buy for Tomorrow” Website that Pairs Shoppers with Businesses. Website Offers Sales to Help New Mexico Business Owners Through Covid-19 Closures.

April 01, 2020

SANTA FE, N.M. – The New Mexico Economic Development Department has launched a website that pairs shoppers with products and services in a “Buy for Tomorrow Today” campaign to help sustain businesses through the COVID-19 health emergency.

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