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August 16, 2019 Press Release

Outline of the Honoring Promises to Native Nations Act offers ideas to enact recommendations from the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights' "Broken Promises" Report

Lawmakers welcome input from tribal nations and citizens, experts, and other stakeholders on future legislation that will honor America's promises to Native peoples

August 14, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (N.M.-01) called for an impeachment inquiry today:

“From day one, President Trump has proven he’s unfit to serve as president. I can’t sit back while our communities live in fear because of this President. He and his friends continue to enrich themselves and abuse their power while New Mexicans are struggling. Meanwhile, the President and his Administration stonewall Congress and refuse to cooperate with Congressional investigations; they are impeding the ability of Congress to get to the truth.

August 9, 2019 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. –  Congresswoman Deb Haaland (N.M.-01) is inviting the community to a Coffee with Your Congresswoman event to discuss the work she’s doing in Congress on Saturday, August 10th. Haaland will give an update and gathering input from constituents. The event is free and open to the public.

July 3, 2019 Press Release

On Saturday, July 6th Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will join KUNM’s Children’s Hour for a live broadcast at the Central and Unser Library. The broadcast will air on 89.9 FM or online on the KUNM website starting at 9 a.m. The event is free and children of all ages and their families are welcome to attend. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. MT for seating.


Congresswoman Deb Haaland, Children’s Hour Live Studio Audience

June 28, 2019 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) host a series of events and meetings to highlight her congressional work in the first six months during first weekend of district work period. 

Friday, June 28, 2019


Congresswoman Deb Haaland


Meeting with Tularosa Downwinders


June 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representatives Denny Heck (WA-10), Paul Cook (CA-08), and Deb Haaland (NM-01) introduced H.R. 3467, the Remove The Stain Act, on Tuesday in the U.S. House of Representatives.

The bill rescinds 20 Medals of Honor that were awarded after the Wounded Knee Massacre of 1890 to members of the U.S. 7th Cavalry for acts during the massacre.

Reps. Heck, Cook, and Haaland joined descendants of survivors of the Wounded Knee Massacre at a press conference on Capitol Hill to announce the bill’s introduction.

June 26, 2019 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. –  Congresswoman Deb Haaland (N.M.-01) is inviting the community to a Coffee with Your Congresswoman event to discuss the work she’s doing in Congress on Saturday, June 29th at 10 a.m. Haaland will be giving an update and gathering input from constituents. State Representative Andrés Romero will also be on hand to address state and local government updates. The event is free and open to the public.

June 4, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Today, Representatives Deb Haaland (NM-01) and Tom Cole (OK-04), Co-Chairs of the Congressional Native American Caucus hosted Indian Country 101 briefing for congressional staff. The training aimed at educating staff who work for members of Congress on the trust responsibility, land protections, self-governance, and health care issues in Indian Country.

May 7, 2019 Press Release

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Now that all Congressional Art Competition submissions have been submitted, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) is opening up the Congressional Art Competition People’s Choice Awards on Facebook. The community is encouraged to support young artists by voting on their choices for best photo, painting, drawing, and mixed media. Winners of the official competition and people’s choice contest will be announced at a reception on May 12th. 

May 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Amidst violent invasions of indigenous communities in Brazil, U.S. Representatives Deb Haaland (NM-01) and Hank Johnson (GA-04) sent a letter signed by 54 members of Congress calling on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to take action to prevent further human rights violations of indigenous and Afro-Brazilian communities.