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August 15, 2019 Press Release

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.

August 9, 2019 Press Release

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.

July 29, 2019 Press Release

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).

July 29, 2019 Press Release

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.

July 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Tomorrow, the House Natural Resources Committee will hold a markup meeting at 8:00 a.m. MT / 10:00 a.m. ET to consider several bills including H.R. 2181, the Chaco Cultural Heritage Area Protection Act of 2019, which was introduced by the New Mexico Delegation to permanently protect Chaco Canyon. The bill would protect sacred and historic resources located throughout the Greater Chaco region by withdrawing federal land from mineral leasing and disposal within a 10-mile radius of the Chaco Culture National Historical Park.

July 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), the U.S. House Assistant Speaker, Congresswoman Deb Haaland, and member of the U.S. House introduced legislation to expand compensation for individuals exposed to radiation while working in and living near uranium mines or downwind from nuclear weapon test sites. 

July 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland called for a climate change an emergency declaration signing on to the Democratic resolution that acknowledges climate change as an existential emergency. The Climate Emergency Resolution, introduced by U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders and U.S. Representatives Earl Blumenauer and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez calls for the United States to join 740 local governments and sixteen countries in declaring a climate emergency. 

June 30, 2019 Press Release


Albuquerque, N.M. – At the Gutierrez-Hubbell House in the South Valley on Saturday, Congresswoman Haaland held a Coffee with Your Congresswoman with nearly 200 residents in attendance. At the event, Haaland delivered an update on her first six months in office and constituents had an opportunity to discuss the issues important to New Mexico. 

June 28, 2019 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) host a series of events and meetings to highlight her congressional work in the first six months during first weekend of district work period. 

Friday, June 28, 2019


Congresswoman Deb Haaland


Meeting with Tularosa Downwinders


June 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland announced her opposition to storing high-level nuclear waste in New Mexico in a letter to the U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Haaland’s letter comes after Holtec International submitted an application for a license to construct an interim high-level radioactive waste storage facility in Lea County, New Mexico. In her letter, she cited operational and logistical risks that pose a risk to the state.