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January 20, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by observing a day of service in partnership with local nonprofit ABQ Involved. She and her team worked on a renovation project at SAFE House Shelter and Family Empowerment, a shelter for women and families escaping domestic violence.

January 18, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – On Monday, January 20, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will attend a commemorative breakfast to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Haaland will continue her work honoring Dr. King by observing a day of service with ABQ Involved at SAFE House Shelter and Family Empowerment, a shelter for women and families escaping domestic violence.

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January 17, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – After the Trump Administration announced changes to food assistance qualifications, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) and leading Democrats sent a letter to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, demanding answers on the impacts to Indian Country and lack of tribal consultation.

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January 17, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Chairs of the Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) Representatives Jackie Speier (CA-14),  Lois Frankel (FL-21), Brenda L.

January 16, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) voted to defend New Mexico students defrauded by predatory colleges from Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ attempts to deny them debt relief. H.J. Res.

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January 16, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, NM --  On Tuesday, January 21, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will hold a press conference at Bosque High School to announce the winners of her Congressional App Competition. The event will include a demo of the winning app and certificate ceremony.

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January 16, 2020 Press Release

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

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January 16, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland’s record of fighting to end the power of special interests in Washington was recognized with an 100% A+ rating on the 2019 legislative scorecard released this week by End Citizens United Action Fund.

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January 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Congresswoman Deb Haaland’s (NM-01) bill to protect public health, water, and cultural resources from mining cleared the Natural Resources Committee today. The Buffalo Tract Protection Act address concerns Congresswoman Haaland heard from the Sandoval County community.

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October 30, 2019 In The News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Walls of stacked stone jut up from the canyon floor, some perfectly aligned with the seasonal movements of the sun and moon. Circular ceremonial subterranean rooms called kivas cut into the desert, surrounded by the remnants of what historians say was once a hub of indigenous civilization.

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October 30, 2019 In The News

Rep. Deb Haaland grew up a “military brat,” bouncing from base to base as the daughter of a U.S. Marine Corps officer. The New Mexico Democrat’s father, Maj. J.D.

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October 30, 2019 In The News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The U.S. House passed legislation Wednesday that would prevent the use of federal land for oil and gas development within a 10-mile radius of Chaco Canyon National Historical Park.

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October 15, 2019 In The News

Bill is Critical to Improving Immigrant Communities’ Access to Health Care

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October 14, 2019 In The News

Every year, on the second Monday of October, the federal government closes so the nation can celebrate Columbus Day, named for Italian explorer Christopher Columbus. And every year, on the second Monday of October, a growing number of Americans use the holiday to honor indigenous people instead. 

Some in Congress say it’s time for federal government to do this, too.

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October 14, 2019 In The News

When Grand Forks, North Dakota, replaced Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day in July, Courtney Davis Souvannasacd brought her son, Benjamin, with her to the City Council chambers to watch the vote.

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October 7, 2019 In The News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — About a quarter of Navajo women and some infants who were part of a federally funded study on uranium exposure had high levels of the radioactive metal in their systems, decades after mining for Cold War weaponry ended on their reservation, a U.S. health official Monday.

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