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January 20, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Deb Haaland (NM-01) released the following statement after the swearing-in of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris today:

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.

January 7, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – In the early morning hours, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) affirmed the will of the people and voted to certify the Electoral College vote count. The American people cast more than 81 million votes for the Biden-Harris ticket – the most ever cast for a candidate for public office in the nation’s history, and well over a majority of all votes cast.  

January 3, 2021 Press Release

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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 31, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Norma J. Torres (CA-35) and Deb Haaland (NM-01), Co-Chair of the Native American Caucus, celebrated this week as their bill, the Indian Community Economic Enhancement Act, was signed into law.

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), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, slammed President Trump after he vetoed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which provides important funding for military servicemembers and national security. 

December 23, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, 60 Members of the Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC), led by Co-Chairs Congresswomen Jackie Speier (CA-14), Lois Frankel (FL-21), and Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), and Vice Chairs Congresswomen Veronica Escobar (TX-16) and Deb Haaland (NM-01) sent a letter to President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris encouraging them to use executive power


In The News

October 30, 2020 In The News

“This is an abdication of our charge and responsibility.”

October 23, 2020 In The News

The day-to-day minutiae of working in Congress has always been a bit of a mystery to the average American. What's the schedule like? The hours? Is there good coffee? Back in June, asked Rep. Pramila Jayapal about the most unexpected thing she learned when she first came to work in D.C. in 2017, and her answer was also a bit surprising.

October 22, 2020 In The News

While most members of Congress are millionaires, Deb Haaland is still paying off her two student loans — $323 every month.

But as the New Mexico Democrat prepares to turn 60 in December, she has bounced back nicely from her early life hardships.

October 15, 2020 In The News

U.S. Reps. Ben Ray Luján and Deb Haaland, both Democrats, have introduced legislation to protect Cerro de la Olla, also called Pot Mountain, as a wilderness area in Taos County. 

October 14, 2020 In The News

The National Museum of the American Indian will open the new National Native American Veterans Memorial Wednesday, November 11. The moment will be marked with a short virtual message to honor the service and sacrifice of Native veterans and their families.

October 4, 2020 In The News

The recently released 2020 Democratic Party platform contains a lot of policies that will excite scientists and environmentalists, including an aggressive agenda to fight climate change, the return of science-based decision making to the EPA, and environmental justice

October 2, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON – The Federal Communications Commission offer to give tribes complimentary licensing of broadband falls short of the incentive needed to provide equal access for Native and other rural constituencies, sponsors of the “Broadband for All Resolution of 2020” said in introducing the legislation to Congress on September 23.


September 28, 2020 In The News

The Bureau of Land Management and Bureau of Indian Affairs are amending a resource management plan for oil and gas leasing on federal land in northwest New Mexico, even as Native American tribes, archaeologists and lawmakers ask for more time and tribal input.

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham weighed in on the draft plan last week.

September 22, 2020 In The News

slew of Indian Country bills are finally over their last hurdle on Capitol Hill, giving Republicans, Democrats and maybe even Donald Trump a chance to declare victory ahead of the presidential election.