Gov. Susana Martinez joined local business leaders to announce that JTIP created more than 2,000 jobs in 2017.

This brings the total amount of JTIP jobs created over the last seven years to nearly 10,000. The program also saw its second-highest average rural wage at more than $21 an hour.

“When we work to grow and diversify our economy in New Mexico it means more jobs for hardworking New Mexicans,” Martinez said. “I’m proud of the success we’ve seen in the JTIP program and other key incentives and we will continue to build on it. We love showing the world what we already know: New Mexico is the best place to live, work and raise a family.”

This news comes right after New Mexico was ranked the third-fastest growing economy in the U.S., creating more than 15,000 private-sector jobs since this time last year.

Read more at Los Alamos Daily Post….

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