Taxpayer money, state endorsement fuels Meow Wolf expansion | KOB 4

Taxpayer money, state endorsement fuels Meow Wolf expansion

The Associated Press
Updated: November 11, 2019 12:29 PM
Created: November 11, 2019 11:49 AM

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Arts and entertainment company Meow Wolf has been awarded more than a half-million dollars in state job-training funds.
The board of the New Mexico Job Training Incentive Program on Friday approved the $528,000 grant to the production arm of Meow Wolf as the Santa Fe-based startup plans new venues to Las Vegas, Denver, Phoenix and Washington D.C.
Expansion efforts are anchored at a one-acre warehouse in New Mexico's state capital city. The tax-payer funded incentives support training for 26 new employees at Meow Wolf.
The Economic Development Department says previous job-training awards to Meow Wolf total $910,000.
Meow Wolf board member Vince Kadlubek says state incentives have helped the company reassure investors as it secures financing from the private sector and recruits entertainment executives to guide expansion.


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