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January 11, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Deb Haaland (NM-01) received her second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, after receiving her first in late December. Haaland encourages those throughout the 1st district and the country to take the vaccine as soon as it is available to them to stop the spread of COVID-19. New Mexicans can register for their vaccine at:

VIDEO: Haaland Encourages Everyone to Get COVID-19 Vaccine When Available

January 3, 2021 Press Release

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. 

December 28, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. - Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) released the following statement after the House of Representatives voted to override President Trump’s veto of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA):

December 28, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01), voted to pass a the CASH Act which would increase direct COVID economic impact payments to $2,000 for families across New Mexico and the country.

December 23, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) secured priorities for New Mexico working families and climate provisions in the appropriations package that passed earlier this week. The year-end funding package passed the House Floor, with crucial investments in healthcare, education, jobs, and environmental protections. Haaland also voted for an urgent COVID-19 relief package that will keep families and communities across the country safe and healthy.

December 21, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tonight, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) voted to bring relief to New Mexico families. The COVID-19 relief package passed by the House comes at a time when New Mexicans are reporting increased financial strain due to the pandemic economy and the country approved the first COVID-19 vaccines. The relief package that passed the house includes important funding for vaccination distribution, rent, utility, and landlord assistance, increased unemployment assistance, and another round of stimulus payments.

December 8, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland’s (NM-01) priorities that deliver jobs and funding to New Mexico, fight for equality, and address climate change, passed the U.S. House of Representatives with a bipartisan vote as part of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2021 (NDAA). The 2021 NDAA conference report will go to a vote in the U.S. Senate and if passed will head to the President’s desk for signature.

December 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Dec. 8, 2020) – U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich, and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján, Deb Haaland, and Xochitl Torres Small are requesting answers on COVID-19 response efforts from the U.S. Army after a large outbreak of COVID-19 occurred in the 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team (IBCT) at Fort Bliss.

December 2, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) is pushing for two bills aimed at reducing disparities in COVID-19 response efforts. The bills specifically aim to address existing institutional, economic, and environmental racism that have plagued our nation and manifest in disproportionate pandemic impacts on communities of color.

December 1, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) is co-sponsoring the COVID-19 Testing, Reaching, And Contacting Everyone (TRACE) Act. This bill would establish a grant program run by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to allow stakeholders to fully mobilize testing and contact tracing efforts.