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September 25, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Co-Chairs of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) and Congressman Mark Pocan (WI-02), announced the Progressive Caucus’s endorsement of H.Res. 1102, Congresswoman Deb Haaland’s THRIVE (Transform, Heal, and Renew by Investing in a Vibrant Economy) Act.

September 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), along with U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M), Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) and Xochitl Torres Small (D-N.M.) hailed over $6.9 million in Department of Transportation (DoT) grants to streamline new construction and improve safety at the Santa Teresa industrial park and on the Southwest Chief rail line.

September 23, 2020 Press Release
September 22, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Monday afternoon, a bill introduced by Congresswoman Deb Haaland (D-NM) to break cycles of poverty in Indian Country passed by a voice vote on the House Floor. The bill received bipartisan support from Congressional Native American Caucus Co-Chair Tom Cole (R-OK), Representatives Norma Torres (D-CA), and Don Young (R-AK). The Senate companion to Haaland’s Native American Business Incubators Program Act led by U.S.

September 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON— TODAY, Monday, September 21, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. MT / 3:30 p.m. ET, U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.),U.S. Representative Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) and New Mexico State Representative Georgene Louis (D-Albuquerque) will join will join the Center for Western Priorities and the Rio Grande Chapter of the Sierra Club for the New Mexico stop on the “Road to 30” virtual tour of states across the West. The lawmakers will emphasize the importance of protecting 30 percent of America’s lands and waters by 2030, known as the 30x30 initiative.

September 9, 2020 Press Release

 Washington, D.C. – Tomorrow, Thursday, September 10, 2020, U.S. Representative Deb Haaland (D-N.M.), U.S. Senator Ed Markey (D-Mass.), U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and a coalition of citizen activists will outline a clean, just economic renewal plan during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol.

September 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) and Xochitl Torres Small (D-N.M.) announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded over $8.3 million in grants to 18 New Mexico airports for infrastructure improvements and redevelopment.

September 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Thursday, September 10, at 9 a.m. MT/ 11 a.m. ET, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich; U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján, Deb Haaland, Xochitl Torres Small; and New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham will hold a press teleconference on the 2020 Census and what’s at stake for New Mexico.