WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today that it is accepting applications for its new Community Navigator Pilot Program. This new initiative, established by the American Rescue Plan, will leverage a community navigator approach to reach our nation’s smallest businesses, with a priority focus on those owned by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals, as well as women and veterans. SBA will accept applications through July 12, […]
EDD is hosting a webinar featuring Department of Workforce Solutions. They will present information on the following programs:Update on the new steps in the unemployment insurance process Available corporate trainings Job fairsWorkforce Opportunity Tax Credits (WOTC) Registered Apprenticeship TANF Trade Adjustment Assistance Program Work Keys Register here: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/8323710256484520974For assistance, please email Jennifer Myers, Statewide Disaster Recovery Coordinator.
Updated Public Health Order in Effect; New Mexico Adopts CDC Mask Guidance for Fully Vaccinated Individuals
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Nora Meyers SackettPress Secretary, Office of the Governornora.email@example.com May 14, 2021SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Health on Friday announced the state’s adoption of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s updated guidance on facemasks for those who are fully vaccinated. An updated Department of Health public health order, effective Friday, May 14, is attached […]
The Emergency Broadband Benefit is a temporary FCC program to help families and households struggling to afford broadband internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic.The Emergency Broadband Benefit provides:Up to $50/month discount for broadband service;Up to $75/month discount for households on qualifying Tribal lands; andA one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet […]
About the Redistricting Act:On April 6, 2021, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed Senate Bill 304 (55th Legis., 1st Sess. 2021). Senate Bill 304 includes the Redistricting Act. The Redistricting Act creates the Citizen Redistricting Committee (CRC or Committee), which is comprised of major party members and non-major party members. The State Ethics Commission has the […]
Connect with local lenders and other funding resources in your region.All business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs interested in financing should attend.Lenders and other financial assistance organizations are invited to participate.NO COST to participate.Click here to register: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/7812075609686663695For more information, please contact Johanna Nelson at Johanna.Nelson@state.nm.us, or call 505-469-6204.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Contacts:Bruce KrasnowBruce.Krasnow@state.nm.us(505) 827-0226, cell: (505) 795-0119 Lynn Taulbeeltaulbee@nmfa.net(505) 992-9618 direct May 13, 2021Gov. Michelle Lujan GrishamCabinet Secretary Alicia J. KeyesDeputy Secretary Jon Clark 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 […]
During the 2021 legislative session, Senate Bill 1 was passed and signed into law. The new law provides a $600 rebate for certain New Mexico resident taxpayers for tax year 2020 who file personal income tax. The bill also provides a temporary gross receipts tax deduction for food and beverage establishments. Below is a summary […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Contact: Bruce KrasnowBruce.Krasnow@state.nm.us(505) 827-0226, cell: (505) 795-0119 May 3, 2021 Gov. Michelle Lujan GrishamCabinet Secretary Alicia J. KeyesDeputy Secretary Jon ClarkDirector Axie Navas 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 […]
The Local Economic Development Act (LEDA) Recovery Grants were created by the State of New Mexico in the 2021 Legislative Session by House Bill 11 to provide $200 million in grant funding to New Mexico small businesses that are experiencing financial hardship due to the pandemic. These grants are specifically tied to job creation, must […]
In the 2021 Session, the New Mexico Legislature substantially expanded and extended the Small Business Recovery Loan Fund to better help businesses experiencing financial hardship caused by the pandemic. More businesses are now eligible to apply for a loan The loans have more favorable and flexible terms Businesses that received a Small Business Recovery Loan in 2020 can refinance for […]
Join us May 12 at 11 a.m. EDD is seeking input from the business community to improve the Business Finance Finder initiative. The purpose of the project is to create an online platform to connect businesses to financial assistance and other resources to aid economic growth and recovery. In order to better understand the […]