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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) marked her first 100 days in office with a House Floor speech highlighting significant legislative accomplishments. The speech was part of the freshman class’ 100 Days For the People special order. Haaland’s remarks as prepared for delivery are below.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01), Vice Chair of the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee, released the following statement after the Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan Authorization Act passed the U.S. House:
“In New Mexico, water is sacred – we know it is a limited resource that needs to be protected. The effects of climate change and drought have put a strain on our water resources and the communities who rely on them. By forging this agreement, we’re making sure our water is used wisely.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) introduced the Bipartisan PROGRESS for Indian Tribes Act, a bill that aims to uphold the government-to-government relationship and fulfill the trust responsibility that the federal government has with Tribal Nations.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will crisscross the district to meet with constituent groups about pressing needs in the district. Haaland will close out Women’s History Month, attend equality events, talk climate change, and focus on asylees while in the district this weekend.
Friday, March 29, 2019
Congresswoman Deb Haaland, CNM President Kathie Winograd
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (D-NM), Co-Chair of the Native American Caucus, introduced a bill to break cycles of poverty in Indian Country through smart economic development with bipartisan support from Native American Caucus Co-Chair Tom Cole (R-OK) and Representatives Norma Torres (D-CA) and Don Young (R-AK).
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) fought for New Mexico priorities in the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education Appropriations Member Day Hearing today. In her testimony, she advocated for funding priorities that would improve education, invest in job creation that would come with a renewable energy economy, connect young people with job training and service opportunities, fight the opioid crisis, and ensure those in need can heat and cool their homes.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland announced $1.48 million in federal funding to support local job creators. New Mexico Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) was awarded $1,478,978 through the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology.
“Diversifying the job pool available to New Mexicans is key to ensuring people in our communities can find work. This grant funding specifically works to support good-paying manufacturing jobs by collaborating between public and private sectors,” said Congresswoman Deb Haaland.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, slammed President Trump after updated reports announced that the impact of his fake emergency on New Mexico military installations increased to $187.5 million.
“President Trump is putting military families in my district at risk for a political ploy, and it’s unacceptable. Military families in our state deserve better than to be added to the list of people President Trump has taken hostage for his senseless border wall,” said Congresswoman Deb Haaland.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 19, 2019) – Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján, Deb Haaland and Xochitl Torres Small urged Department of Defense Acting Secretary Patrick Shanahan to consider New Mexico as a host for co-locating the Space Development Agency headquarters and to fully utilize the state’s existing core research and development space assets.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, Congresswoman Haaland (NM-01) co-sponsored H.R. 6, the Dream and Promise Act of 2019 to protect our Dreamers, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) holders, allowing them to contribute fully to New Mexico’s communities and the country while providing a pathway to citizenship.