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September 20, 2020 Press Release

Washington D.C. – This week, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) continued her work to remove PFAS chemicals from all New Mexican military installations. During a House Armed Services Committee, Haaland pressed Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Environment Maureen Sullivan about the current steps to clean up contamination and the urgency to clean up those sites.

September 9, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Wednesday, Sept. 9, House Natural Resources Committee Vice Chair Rep. Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) will lead a livestreamed roundtable titled William Pendley’s Unfitness to Lead the Bureau of Land Management with Chair Grijalva and Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) of the House Oversight and Reform Committee. The event will feature a range of stakeholders discussing the damage Pendley has done as acting head of the agency since taking over more than a year ago.

August 13, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland’s (NM-01) week in the District is full of virtual events focused on building prosperity for New Mexico families and economy and the COVID-19 Response. The roundtables focus on her priority to make sure no one is left behind and ensuring everyone has access to opportunities including making their voice heard at the ballot box and economic relief during the pandemic.

August 12, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, NM – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) hosted a roundtable on Agriculture and Food Security to provide an informed outlook on the local farming and ranching needs of New Mexico’s 1st Congressional District and how those interact with feeding the hungry. During the roundtable, Haaland highlighted her work to support local farmers and sustainable farming practices in Congress.

July 24, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – While the country remains in the midst of the pandemic, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) is fighting even harder to fund programs that help New Mexicans during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the Fiscal Year 2021 Appropriations Minibus that passed the House Floor today, Haaland delivered increased funding for SNAP benefits, rural broadband to help close the homework gap, veterans telehealth services, and support to Indian Health Service and Bureau of Indian Affairs Housing p

June 30, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis unveiled a comprehensive congressional climate action framework, highlighting Congresswoman Deb Haaland’s work to address climate change.

May 7, 2020 Press Release
Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, U.S. Representatives Deb Haaland (NM-01) and Ro Khanna (Calif.-17) announced the introduction of the House companion to the Farm System Reform Act, previously introduced by Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) in the Senate.
March 18, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. -- Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01), a member of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, called for a 2020 Census deadline extension after the Census Bureau announced it would suspend field operations until April 1, 2020, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

March 9, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – As households across the United States are one week away from receiving their invitations to participate in the Census, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) stood with U.S. House leaders to encourage communities of color to participate in the 2020 Census.

February 19, 2020 In The News

After the sun went down over Fallon on a peaceful Thursday evening, Donna Cossette sat on a black couch and leaned over a coffee table scattered with redbud. Cossette, a former chairman of the Fallon Paiute Shoshone Tribe, was planning to use the materials to make a cradleboard. 

“They really need to listen to the people that are here,” Cossette said from her home, not far from the Naval Air Station Fallon. “When I say ‘get out,’ get out if they’re not going to do it right.”