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October 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) pushed for climate innovation and resilience at U.S. military installations during a House Armed Services Committee hearing.

“Whether we like it or not, climate change is an ongoing threat to our military service members at home and overseas. As we move forward, it will be imperative that the Department of Defense plan for these changes and shift to renewable energy,” said Congresswoman Deb Haaland. 

October 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) and other leading Democrats on the House Natural Resources Committee today promised targeted oversight following the U.S. Forest Service’s proposal to roll back existing protections for millions of acres of roadless national forests in Alaska.

October 7, 2019 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Tuesday, October 8, 2019, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will hold a town hall in To’hajiilee. At the event, Haaland will deliver an update on her work in Congress, answer constituents’ questions, and highlight the work she’s doing for Indian Country. Representatives from Haaland’s team will be on-site to assist residents experiencing difficulties with federal agencies, including with their Social Security, Medicare, passports or visas. The event is free and open to the public.

October 1, 2019 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – After a tour and briefing at RS21, a data company finding new and creative ways to solve the world’s most complex problems, Congresswoman Deb Haaland will spend the district work period focusing on community outreach and jobs in technology. 

Tuesday, October 1, 2019


Congresswoman Deb Haaland


September 30, 2019 In The News

The U.S. Forest Service's suspension of permit sales for firewood collection — which has stoked white-hot complaints from New Mexicans looking to gather the fuel as winter nears — has prompted the state's congressional delegation to ask the agency to resume regular activities.

September 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, two bills introduced by Congresswoman Deb Haaland cleared their first hurdles in House subcommittees.  The Simplifying Outdoor Access for Recreation (SOAR) Act was heard in the House National Parks, Forests and Public Lands subcommittee and the Buffalo Tract Protection Act was heard in the Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee. Both bills now move to the full committee for consideration. 

September 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) released the following statement on the news that President Trump’s Department of the Interior will transfer 560 acres of federally protected public lands to the U.S. Army for the construction of 70 miles of Trump’s unpopular border wall, paid for with taxpayer money. In New Mexico, the transfer includes 213 acres in Luna and Hidalgo counties.


September 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tomorrow, September 19, Congresswoman Deb Haaland’s (NM-01) Buffalo Tract Protection Act will be heard in the House Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee. The Buffalo Tract Protection Act seeks to address the local Sandoval County community’s concerns about the negative impacts of a proposed gravel mine in the Placitas area by withdrawing four parcels of Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands, including the Buffalo Tract and the Crest of Montezuma, from any mineral development, including gravel mining.

September 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tomorrow, Wednesday, September 18 Congresswoman Deb Haaland will join youth plaintiffs in the Juliana v. United States case including Greta Thunberg, Kelsey Juliana, and Xiuhtezcatl Martinez for an address to the nation in front of the U.S. Supreme Court.


Address to the Nation


September 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland, Chair of the House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands announced that she joined legislation to restore the ban on plastic water bottle sales in national Parks.