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April 7, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M.- -- Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) announced with the delegation $79.8 million in funding for transportation in Albuquerque. The funds are part of a first wave of U.S.

April 7, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M.  – Congresswoman Deb Haaland, a member of the U.S. House Oversight Committee, issued the following statement after President Trump abruptly demoted the Acting Defense Department Inspector General Glenn Fine and removed him from his position as head of the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee created in the CARES Act, less than a week after his appointment:

April 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), along with U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) and Xochitl Torres Small (D-N.M.) announced that New Mexico Tribes will receive over $674,000 in grants from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).

April 6, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland, a Vice Chair of the Congressional Equality Caucus, celebrated the inclusion of several LGBTQ+ measures in the reauthorization of the Older Americans Act.

April 3, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. - Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Rep. Deb Haaland (D-NM) introduced the Suspend School Meal Debt Act today to require school food authorities and local educational agencies to stop collecting unpaid meal fees during the COVID–19 pandemic, providing much-needed relief for families across the nation. They were joined by original cosponsors Reps.

April 3, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), along with U.S.

April 2, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – After hearing that military families are stuck with unintended financial burdens caused by the coronavirus, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) led a letter to the Secretary of Defense, Mark Esper to ensure military families receive immediate financial relief. 

April 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON (April 2, 2020) – U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich, and U.S.

April 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), along with U.S.

April 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.), vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, along with the full New Mexico congressional delegation – U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and U.S.

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February 19, 2020 In The News

After the sun went down over Fallon on a peaceful Thursday evening, Donna Cossette sat on a black couch and leaned over a coffee table scattered with redbud. Cossette, a former chairman of the Fallon Paiute Shoshone Tribe, was planning to use the materials to make a cradleboard. 

February 11, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland, D-N.M., introduced a Farmer’s Bill of Rights resolution Thursday that seeks to protect the rights of independent farmers, ranchers and traditional agricultural communities.

January 20, 2020 In The News

Thousands of people turned out at Civic Plaza on Sunday for Women Rising.

The annual rally and march promoted women’s rights and drew attention to issues women face today.

Elizabeth Berrey, with New Mexico Old Lesbians Organizing for Change, used her outfit to make a statement, wearing items women wore 100 years ago as part of the women's suffrage movement.

January 19, 2020 In The News

ALBUQUERQUE – The smells of burning sage, buffalo grass and palo santo greeted thousands of women as they gathered Sunday afternoon at Albuquerque’s Civic Plaza for the fourth annual New Mexico Women’s March. Any number of languages could be heard as one moved through the crowd — English, Spanish, Hebrew, Arabic and those from countless indigenous tribes.

January 15, 2020 In The News

To prevent millions of federal dollars from getting lost in translation, the New Mexico state and local governments, and nonprofits are aiming to knock down 2020 census barriers for residents who speak languages other than English.

January 13, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C -- After an end-of-year push in which Indian Country's legislative agenda drew widespread attention thanks to one of President Donald Trump's tweets, more pro-tribal bills are being teed up for action in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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January 11, 2020 In The News

To prevent millions of federal dollars from getting lost in translation, the New Mexico state and local governments, and nonprofits are aiming to knock down 2020 census barriers for residents who speak languages other than English.

January 10, 2020 In The News

Hearing on “Reaching Hard-to-Count Communities in the 2020 Census”

The first enumeration of the 2020 Census is in a couple weeks in Toksook Bay, Alaska, which is a Yupik Alaska Native village, according to the National Congress of American Indians, and the lawmakers are worried that the Census Bureau isn’t prepared.

January 4, 2020 In The News

Scientists can now detect the “fingerprint” of human-caused climate change in global daily weather patterns, according to a groundbreaking analysis published Thursday in the journal Nature Climate Change.

January 3, 2020 In The News

The two-acre plot deep within east Oakland is a bright green oasis surrounded by urban sprawl. The creek that runs through it has been sealed with cement, and an interstate highway has been built overhead. But for Corrina Gould, this piece of land represents justice for Native Californians.

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