More on Congress
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Deb Haaland (NM-01) released the following statement after the swearing-in of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris today:
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Deb Haaland (NM-01) received her second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, after receiving her first in late December. Haaland encourages those throughout the 1st district and the country to take the vaccine as soon as it is available to them to stop the spread of COVID-19. New Mexicans can register for their vaccine at: cvvaccine.nmhealth.org
Washington, D.C. – In the early morning hours, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) affirmed the will of the people and voted to certify the Electoral College vote count. The American people cast more than 81 million votes for the Biden-Harris ticket – the most ever cast for a candidate for public office in the nation’s history, and well over a majority of all votes cast.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) took the oath of office for the 117th Congress, along with six Native members from both parties, the most ever to serve in a Congress; a historic all-woman New Mexico House delegation; and a New Mexico Congressional delegation that reflects the diversity of the state. Additionally, the historically diverse Democratic Majority – now nearly 70 percent women, people of color and LGBTQ – is ready to get to work to fight For The People and to partner with the Biden-Harris Administration to Build Back Better.
As Congresswoman Haaland prepares to be sworn into her second term at the start of the 117th Congress at noon today, January 3rd, 2020, she released the following report recapping her legislative accomplishments during her freshman term.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Norma J. Torres (CA-35) and Deb Haaland (NM-01), Co-Chair of the Native American Caucus, celebrated this week as their bill, the Indian Community Economic Enhancement Act, was signed into law.
The new law expands economic opportunities for Native Americans by addressing the lack of access to credit and community development that hampers entrepreneurialism in Native American tribes. Specifically, the legislation:
Albuquerque, N.M. - Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) released the following statement after the House of Representatives voted to override President Trump’s veto of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA):
Washington, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01), voted to pass a the CASH Act which would increase direct COVID economic impact payments to $2,000 for families across New Mexico and the country.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, slammed President Trump after he vetoed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which provides important funding for military servicemembers and national security.
Washington, DC – Today, 60 Members of the Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC), led by Co-Chairs Congresswomen Jackie Speier (CA-14), Lois Frankel (FL-21), and Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), and Vice Chairs Congresswomen Veronica Escobar (TX-16) and Deb Haaland (NM-01) sent a letter to President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris encouraging them to use executive power to advance gender equity and racial justice.