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May 26, 2019 Press Release

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will start a weeklong work period in New Mexico honoring fallen soldiers at the Memorial Day ceremony in Albuquerque.

May 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland released the following statement upon hearing about the passing of New Mexico Senator John Pinto. New Mexico Senator Pinto served in World War II as a Navajo Code Talker and was the longest serving state senator in New Mexico.

May 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – One week after several states passed extremely restrictive abortion bills and just days after women in Albuquerque took to the streets to demand a stop to extreme bans, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) announced she will join House Democrats on the Women’s Health Protection Act.

May 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After historic snowstorms and flooding in local Navajo communities that occurred in February, U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), along with U.S. Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján, and U.S.

May 21, 2019 Press Release

San Francisco, C.A. – This weekend, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) was awarded the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) Vanguard Award. The Vanguard Award is given to an outstanding ally who uses their platform to further LGBTQ+ equality.

May 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04), Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01), and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) introduced, H.R. 2751, the Mamas First Act, which would expand access to doulas and midwives for millions of women who use Medicaid for their health care needs.

May 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, Congresswoman Haaland (NM-01) voted to pass H.R. 987, the Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act, a bill that addresses two major concerns New Mexicans face every day – lowering prescription drug prices and defending vital protections for people with pre-existing conditions. 

May 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representatives Deb Haaland (NM-01) and Mike Gallagher (WI-08) introduced a bipartisan bill to support Native American and Alaska Indian veterans. The VA Tribal Advisory Committee Act of 2019 would improve VA outreach, health care, and benefits for Native American veterans through the establishment of a VA Advisory Committee on Tribal and Indian Affairs.

May 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) pressed President Trump’s Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt on the lack of tribal consultation by his department.

May 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, a profile in the Guardian was published highlighting Congresswoman Deb Haaland’s (NM-01) mission to protect public lands and fight climate change. Full text of the piece is below.


In The News

April 26, 2019 In The News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — In a recent public meeting, Congresswoman Deb Haaland said New Mexico oil and gas workers may be soliciting Navajo women and girls for sex. 

April 25, 2019 In The News

The U.S. Army War College kicked off the annual Jim Thorpe Sports Days on Thursday evening, an athletic celebration honoring the end of the academic year for military students as well as Thorpe's legacy.

April 24, 2019 In The News

Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) is leading an effort with Congresswoman Veronica Escobar (TX-16) and Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján (NM-03) calling  for a federal investigation into armed militia groups along the southwest border.  Here is a statement from the office of Rep. Haaland:

April 23, 2019 In The News

Nearly two decades after the first executive order on tribal consultation, the federal government is still struggling to meet their trust and treaty responsibilities, according to a new report.

April 20, 2019 In The News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — On Friday, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01), Miss Indian World, and Gathering of Nations announced a focus on missing and murdered indigenous women awareness at the nation’s largest powwow. The Miss Indian World Competition at Gathering of Nations will bring attention to missing and murdered indigenous women as a call to action.

April 18, 2019 In The News

It’s certainly not a matter of repeatedly using a cudgel to convince one’s opponents—or contrarians for that matter—of the climate emergency humanity is facing right now. When global climate change threatens our entire species, there has to be some effect on the denizens of The Duke City. Of course, you count on Weekly Alibi to get involved.

April 16, 2019 In The News

The University of New Mexico School of Law is hosting Congresswomen Xochitl Torres Small and Deb Haaland for events by the students, and for the students.

April 15, 2019 In The News

CHACO CULTURE NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK — Members of Congress visited Chaco Culture National Historical Park as the debate continues about oil and gas development near the park.

A U.S. House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources spent several days in New Mexico learning about the impacts of oil and gas production.

April 11, 2019 In The News

ALBUQUERQUE - Democratic U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland, one of the first Native American women elected to Congress, has announced she will not run for U.S. Senate.

Haaland tweeted Wednesday she will pass on a chance to seek the open U.S. Senate in New Mexico and instead will remain focused on her congressional seat, which represents Albuquerque.

April 10, 2019 In The News

Deb Haaland is passing on a Senate run.