WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.), joined by Reps.
Albuquerque, N.M. – This weekend, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will connect with students, local musicians and the immigrant community at events in the district. In addition, Haaland will continue her fight for an economy that works for everyone at the national Tax the Rich Bus Tour stop.
Friday, July 19, 2019
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. House Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), and U.S.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) voted to give New Mexicans a raise with the Raise the Wage Act of 2019. The bill which would raise the federal minimum wage to $15 over five years and gradually eliminate the subminimum wage for tipped workers passes the U.S. House and now moves to the U.S. Senate for consideration.
Washington, D.C. - Tomorrow, the House Natural Resources Committee will hold a markup meeting at 8:00 a.m. MT / 10:00 a.m. ET to consider several bills including H.R. 2181, the Chaco Cultural Heritage Area Protection Act of 2019, which was introduced by the New Mexico Delegation to permanently protect Chaco Canyon.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), the U.S. House Assistant Speaker, Congresswoman Deb Haaland, and member of the U.S. House introduced legislation to expand compensation for individuals exposed to radiation while working in and living near uranium mines or downwind from nuclear weapon test sites.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), the U.S. House Assistant Speaker, and Representatives Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) and Xochitl Torres Small (D-N.M.) called on Nexstar and AT&T/DIRECTTV to restore access to critical news programs in New Mexico as the two companies continue negotiations.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland’s (NM-01) priorities that bolster New Mexico jobs, military housing protections, contamination clean up, and military resilience in the face of climate threats cleared the U.S. House of Representatives as part of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2019 (NDAA).
Fight back against Trump administration threats to veto defense bill over PFAS provisions
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland called for a climate change an emergency declaration signing on to the Democratic resolution that acknowledges climate change as an existential emergency. The Climate Emergency Resolution, introduced by U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders and U.S.
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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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.