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June 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After a 21-hour, U.S. House Armed Services Committee markup to address the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) secured provisions that bolster New Mexico jobs, military housing protections, contamination clean up, and military resilience in the face of climate threats.

May 29, 2019 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01), Chair of the House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands, released the following statement after the Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt committed to put a year-long hold on leasing within a 10-mile perimeter around Chaco Canyon.

May 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland, Vice Chair of the House Natural Resources Committee, released the following statement after the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) violated the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) when approving oil and gas permits near Chaco Culture National Historical Park.

May 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland, Vice Chair of the Natural Resources Committee, released the following statement after the U.S. House passed the Climate Action Now Act of 2019. The Climate Action Now Act, H.R. 9, is a bill that acts on climate by keeping the United States in the Paris Agreement, demanding a real plan from the Administration and laying the foundation for further innovative, effective action from the Congress. 

April 22, 2019 Press Release

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – In commemoration of Earth Day, Congresswoman Deb Haaland, Vice Chair of the Natural Resources Committee launched a First Congressional District “Climate Change Impacts Me” story bank. Haaland is encouraging New Mexicans to share their stories about how climate change impacts their lives. New Mexicans are also encouraged to share their stories on social media using #ClimateChangeImpactsMe. The story bank will be open indefinitely.

April 12, 2019 Press Release

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland, Vice Chair of the House Natural Resources Committee, will co-lead a field hearing and events focused on oil and gas development impacts on air quality, public health, and sacred sites. The committee will hold a roundtable, travel to a site to view methane emissions, tour Chaco Culture National Historical Park, and conclude the trip with a Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources field hearing.

April 10, 2019 Press Release

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.

April 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján and Deb Haaland introduced the Chaco Cultural Heritage Area Protection Act, S. 1079, a bill to withdraw the federal lands around Chaco Canyon from further mineral development.

April 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – TOMORROW, Tuesday, April 9 at 12 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. MT, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich, along with U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján, the U.S. House Assistant Speaker, and Deb Haaland, Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez, All Pueblo Council of Governors Chairman E.