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May 26, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 4 p.m. ET / 2 p.m. MT Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will join New York Times editor Monica Drake and Girls Who Code founder Reshma Saujani for a conversation entitled Women in the Public Spotlight

The conversation will focus on how modern women in the public eye draw on the lessons of the past to make a better present and future? What barriers have they felt, broken, ignored, and challenged? 

Who:

May 21, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) congratulated Albuquerque Academy student Zachary Auster, New Mexico’s 2020 Presidential Scholar from New Mexico’s First Congressional District. The student was announced when the U.S. Department of Education released the list of the 56th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars this afternoon. The 161 high school seniors are selected based on their accomplishments in academics, the arts, and career and technical education fields. 
 

May 7, 2020 Press Release
Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, Thursday, May 7th from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm  MT, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will participate in the African American Complete Count Committee’s Statewide Virtual Town. The online gathering will be livestreamed on Facebook and YouTube bringing together performers, community leaders, and elected officials to encourage the African American community to participate in the 2020 Census. As a member of the House Committee, Haaland has pushed to ensure every person in New Mexico is counted to ensure proper resources for the state.
 
May 6, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. — Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (D-NM), a member of the House Democratic Women’s Caucus released the following statement after the Trump Administration finalized a rule that would weaken protections for student survivors and strip the responsibility of schools to protect students from sexual assault and harassment:
 

April 30, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) released the following statement after the Library of Congress announced that Joy Harjo will continue her role as the national Poet Laureate for a second term:

April 29, 2020 Press Release
ALBUQUERQUE, NM – On Wednesday, April 29 at 11:30 a.m., Mayor Tim Keller and Congresswoman Deb Haaland will hold a media briefing on the local coronavirus response.  
 
WHO: Mayor Tim Keller with Congresswoman Deb Haaland attending virtually  
 
WHAT: Media briefing on coronavirus response 
 
WHEN: Wednesday, April 29 at 11:30 a.m.
 
April 28, 2020 Press Release
Beginning MONDAY, May 4 at 6-8 p.m. MT until THURSDAY, May 7 at 6 – 8 p.m. MT, staff for 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.) will host four virtual information sessions over Zoom for middle and high school students and recent graduates interested in applying to the U.S. military service academies.
April 27, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) led a Congressional Native American Caucus letter imploring the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to grant Indian Tribes temporary authority of available spectrum to create broadband infrastructure on tribal lands during the coronavirus pandemic. Disproportional access to wireless connectivity on reservations limits access to life-saving health and public safety services, telehealth, education, and employment opportunities for Native American communities across the country.

April 23, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) released a video statement ahead of the U.S. House of Representatives vote on the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act. 
 
VIDEO: Haaland: This Isn’t the Bill I Would Have Written, but It Addresses Some of the Needs of New Mexicans 
 
Full text of Haaland’s statement is below:
 

April 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Today, 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.) announced that over $84 million in grants will go to local education institutions, students, and the governor’s office as part of the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that passed Congress last month.