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February 27, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – In a late night vote, U.S. Representative Deb Haaland (NM-01) voted to increase vaccine distribution, provide stimulus checks to families, support schools with critical resources, and ensure small businesses have what they need. The House of Representatives passed President Biden’s American Rescue Plan and the bill now moves to the Senate for consideration. 

February 25, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Deb Haaland (NM-01), a co-sponsor of the Equality Act, voted to extend civil rights protections for LGBTQ+ community. The Equality Act amends existing federal civil rights laws to explicitly prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in employment, education, housing, credit, jury service, public accommodations, and federal funding.

February 17, 2021 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – U.S. Representative Deb Haaland (NM-01) is encouraging New Mexicans to get covered during the special enrollment period. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and under the direction of President Joe Biden, the healthcare Marketplace is reopening for a Special Enrollment Period (SEP) for those who missed last year’s enrollment deadline.

January 28, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) and U.S.

January 3, 2021 Press Release

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. 

December 31, 2020 Press Release

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:

December 28, 2020 Press Release

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.

December 23, 2020 Press Release

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. 

December 23, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) released the following statement after President Trump negotiated lower stimulus payments, refused to push the Senate GOP for quick relief for families, and then announced he would support $2000 stimulus payments. 

December 23, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) secured priorities for New Mexico working families and climate provisions in the appropriations package that passed earlier this week. The year-end funding package passed the House Floor, with crucial investments in healthcare, education, jobs, and environmental protections. Haaland also voted for an urgent COVID-19 relief package that will keep families and communities across the country safe and healthy.