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February 19, 2020 Press Release

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.

Who:

Congresswoman Deb Haaland's Team

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February 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, today released the following statement after the Trump Administration announced their intention 

February 13, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) voted for a resolution that paves the way for passage of historic amendment reaffirming Congress’ support for women’s equality. H.J.Res.79 facilitates timely ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) to the U.S. Constitution. The joint resolution now moves to the U.S. Senate for consideration.

February 11, 2020 In The News

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.

February 10, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) released the following statement on President Trump’s budget which was released today.

February 10, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) highlighted the importance of an Administration that understands trust responsibility as she delivered the Congressional Response to the State of Indian Nations. During the speech, Haaland outlined lack of tribal consultation, disrespect for cultural resources, and failure to commit adequate resources to fight the crisis of missing and murdered indigenous people. She highlighted the importance to enhance self governance for all Native Nations.

February 10, 2020 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Today, Monday, February 10, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will deliver the Congressional Response to the State of Indian Nations after National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) President Fawn Sharp gives the official State of Indian Nations address. 

Who:

Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01)

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Response to State of Indian Nations

February 3, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. - On the February 6th, Congresswoman Deb Haaland's staff will be holding Mobile Office Hours in order to assist residents experiencing difficulties with federal agencies, including with their veterans’ benefits, Social Security, Medicare, passports or visas.  

 

After the U.S. Census reported that it was behind on hiring for counting positions, Congresswoman Haaland will be integrating information on Census jobs at Mobile Office Hours events until counting begins.

January 31, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, 50 members of the Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) sent a letter to President Trump in response to his disrespectful rhetoric and policies toward women. The letter is sent on the heels of Secretary Pompeo disparaging a well-renowned journalist for doing her job, and President Trump validating this behavior by stating, “you did a good job on her.” Please find the full text of the letter below.

Dear President Trump:

We are writing this letter in response to your continuing derogation of women in your rhetoric and policies.