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SANTA FE – New Mexico’s use of tax incentives to bolster the state’s economy shows no signs of slowing down.

But Economic Development Secretary Alicia Keyes told members of a legislative committee Thursday that the state is taking a new tack when it comes to how tax incentives are targeted, saying they will no longer be used to lure call centers and other types of lower-paying jobs.

“That’s not going to be our focus – our focus is going to be the higher-paying jobs,” Keyes told members of the Legislative Finance Committee during a meeting in Portales.

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Specifically, Keyes said, companies that could be targeted by the state include those in the aerospace, outdoor recreation

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