More on Fair Elections
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Deb Haaland (NM-01) released the following statement after the swearing-in of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris today:
Washington, D.C. – In the early morning hours, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) affirmed the will of the people and voted to certify the Electoral College vote count. The American people cast more than 81 million votes for the Biden-Harris ticket – the most ever cast for a candidate for public office in the nation’s history, and well over a majority of all votes cast.
As Congresswoman Haaland prepares to be sworn into her second term at the start of the 117th Congress at noon today, January 3rd, 2020, she released the following report recapping her legislative accomplishments during her freshman term.
Albuquerque, N.M. — Today, Albuquerque Mayor Keller and Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) were joined by officials from the City of Albuquerque and New Mexico to discuss plans to keep polling locations free from voter intimidation and suppression tactics as early voting takes place and especially on Election Day.
Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01), opened a community panel discussion on racial injustice, police reform, and voter suppression. During her address, Congresswoman Haaland discussed the need for improve our criminal justice system and the need for police accountability in our communities. Haaland also mentioned the necessity of clean air and water in communities of color. The community panel was organized by the New Mexico OUT Business Alliance and the African American Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce.
Albuquerque, N.M. – Tomorrow, October 7, 2020, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will open a discussion about racial injustice, police reform and voter suppression. The discussion hosted by the New Mexico OUT Business Alliance and the African American Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce will center on finding solutions that will lift up communities, build trust with law enforcement, and ensure all voters have access to the ballot box.
Washington, D.C. – In a vote tonight, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) helped pass an updated COVID-19 relief package that includes an estimated $1.77 billion for the state of New Mexico and as much as $335 million in relief for local governments in New Mexico’s 1st Congressional District. The updated Heroes Act would address the health and economic needs for families across the country.
NM Census response rate currently behind national average
WASHINGTON, September 22 — In a bicameral letter sent to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo today, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.), and Rep. Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) led two dozen members of Congress in calling on the State Department to pursue a “full, independent review” of the Organization of American States (OAS) regarding its actions last November that contributed to a major deterioration of human rights and democracy in Bolivia.
WASHINGTON (Sept. 14, 2020) — U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich, and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján, Deb Haaland, and Xochitl Torres Small are raising concerns in a letter to U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham about the Census Bureau’s ongoing operational strategy and engagement with the state of New Mexico.