August 14, 2015 – Google announced recently that the company will move Titan Aerospace from Moriarty the the Bay Area. The drone-making company started in New Mexico and was acquired by Google in 2014.
The Martinez administration announced this week that the company will pay the state back 1 million dollars in economic development funds that were dedicated to infrastructure improvements in Moriarity around the facility used by Titan Aerospace.
Host Gene Grant and this week’s line opinion panelists debate what the loss means for future efforts to attract major companies to New Mexico.
July 31, 2015 – Bloomberg Business reported this week that Albuquerque is one of the top twenty cities in the country that is losing residents to other cities. This news is not a surprise to many New Mexico residents, but can this trend be reversed? Does New Mexico need a new economic development strategy? Host Gene Grant and this week’s line opinion panelists debate this issue.