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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.
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.
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.
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.”
Tijeras, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland's staff will hold Mobile Office Hours in Tijeras on Thursday, February 27th. At the event Haaland’s team will be able to assist residents experiencing difficulties with federal agencies, including with their veterans’ benefits, Social Security, Medicare, passports or visas. Everyone is welcome.
Congresswoman Deb Haaland's Team
U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland, D-N.M., introduced a Farmer’s Bill of Rights resolution Thursday that seeks to protect the rights of independent farmers, ranchers and traditional agricultural communities.
“Family farmers are largely responsible for sustainable practices and uplifting rural communities, but the decks are stacked against them because large corporate farms are sucking up all the resources and blocking them from prosperity,” Haaland said during a news conference.
Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., is the sponsor of the measure in the Senate.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) released the following statement on President Trump’s budget which was released today.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Deb Haaland, (NM-01) will announce her groundbreaking Farmers Bill of Rights resolution at a press conference today, Thursday, February 6, 2020.
During the press conference tomorrow Webster Davis, Owner of Triple D Produce, will share his first-hand experience of the challenges facing family farmers and ranchers, highlighting the need for a Farmer's Bill of Rights resolution.