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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
Albuquerque, N.M. -- On Saturday, August 17th Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will host the inaugural Going Green with Deb event to provide sustainability resources and fun for the community. The event is aimed at making sustainability tools accessible to everyone no matter their socioeconomic status or where they live and bringing the community into the climate change conversation.
Meadow Lake, N.M. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland’s (N.M.-01) Coffee with Your Congresswoman town hall in Meadow Lake covered questions on health care, rural public safety, immigration, and constituent services. Constituents asked questions about protecting the Affordable Care Act, increasing funding for rural sheriff’s offices, immigration raids that separate children from their parents, and gun violence.
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.
Bill would reduce or offset one-third of emissions from the agriculture sector by 2025, sequester billions of metric tons of carbon in forests and wetlands
LOS ALAMOS, N.M. – This week, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) and U.S. House of Representatives Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) will lead a bipartisan congressional delegation on a tour of the Los Alamos National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories, and White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. Foster and Luján will be joined by Congresswoman Deb Haaland (D-N.M.), Congresswoman Xochitl Torres Small (D-N.M.), and Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE).
Washington, D.C. – With global recycling challenges impacting local communities, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (N.M.-01), and more than 40 Members of Congress sent letters to the Department of Commerce and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) urging them to take action to address the current recycling crisis being faced in response to China’s “National Sword” policy, which bans the import of various plastics and unsorted mixed papers to China.
Washington, D.C. – As a single mom who knows the struggles of raising a child, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (N.M.-01) is leading her colleagues on a bill aimed at supporting family friendly workplaces and incentivizing businesses to implement family friendly policies for their workers.
Washington, DC – Co-Chairs of the Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC), Congresswomen Jackie Speier (CA-14), Lois Frankel (FL-21), Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), and DWC Vice Chairs, Congresswomen Veronica Escobar (TX-16) and Deb Haaland (NM-01), introduced the Even Playing Field Act of 2019 today with 28 cosponsors to ensure equal pay, investment, and working conditions for amateur athletes and other team personnel. Senator Feinstein (D-CA) is leading companion legislation in the U.S. Senate.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representatives Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) and John Curtis (R-Utah) introduced the Simplifying Outdoor Access for Recreation (SOAR) Act, a bill that would make outdoor recreation more accessible to everyone by streamlining the permitting process for outfitters, educational organizations, and community groups.