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July 15, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01), Vice Chair of the House Natural Resources Committee, released the following statement after the Trump Administration announced that they will gut protections in the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Today’s announcement would restrict public input requirements for large projects proposed by corporate oil companies.

July 2, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – After a late-night unanimous bipartisan vote Wednesday, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) reported major wins for New Mexico in the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). During the U.S. House Armed Services Committee markup, Haaland secured provisions that support jobs in New Mexico, fight for equality in the military, protect the health of military service members and their families, and address the greatest national security threat the country faces today: Climate change.

June 30, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis unveiled a comprehensive congressional climate action framework, highlighting Congresswoman Deb Haaland’s work to address climate change.

June 24, 2020 In The News

Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday welcomed news that an Interior Department watchdog has begun an official probe into law enforcement’s violent attack on peaceful demonstrators in Lafayette Square outside the White House earlier this month.

June 24, 2020 In The News

Congresswoman Debra Haaland doesn’t miss a beat when asked what she considers to be the most pressing environmental issue right now.

June 18, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland, Chair of the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands, will hold a legislative hearing to consider U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management bills, including a bill that specifically assists Land Grant and Acequia communities in protecting traditional land use.


Legislative Hearing on US Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management Bills

June 14, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — Congresswoman Deb Haaland (D-NM) and Congressman Joe Kennedy III (D-MA) on Thursday introduced the Tribal Reservation Pandemic Protection Act, which would prohibit the Trump administration from threatening tribal reservation lands in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.