In The News

July 14, 2020 In The News

Rep. Deb Haaland (D-N.M.), the co-chairwoman of the House Native American Caucus, said Monday she is "glad" Washington, D.C.'s NFL team is changing its name, but said the change "should have been made a long time ago."

July 6, 2020 In The News

After hearing from military women around the country who were struggling with the cost and availability of military maternity uniforms, Rep. Deb Haaland (D-NM-01) introduced a bill to help alleviate the problem.

June 30, 2020 In The News

When Democratic Representative Deb Haaland of New Mexico was elected to Congress in 2018, she became one of the first two Native American congresswomen, and she emphasized climate, universal healthcare, and immigration rights. Today, she is speaking about what she and others have called an unacceptable federal response to the coronavirus in Indian Country. 

June 24, 2020 In The News

Santa Fe, N.M. (KRQE) – A Santa Fe Indian restaurant is still picking up the pieces after vandals went on a rampage, leaving behind extensive damage and messages of hate. The community and state leaders came together to show their support for the restaurant and share messages of love.

June 24, 2020 In The News

Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday welcomed news that an Interior Department watchdog has begun an official probe into law enforcement’s violent attack on peaceful demonstrators in Lafayette Square outside the White House earlier this month.

June 24, 2020 In The News

Congresswoman Debra Haaland doesn’t miss a beat when asked what she considers to be the most pressing environmental issue right now.

June 19, 2020 In The News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- Mark and Anthony Gonzales got married in 2013, the very first day Bernalillo County started issuing marriage licenses for same-sex couples. 

Mark passed away seven months after the wedding, and Anthony has not been able to collect social security because they were not married long enough despite being together for 15 years.

June 18, 2020 In The News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, the state’s congressional delegation and immigration advocates praised the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to reject President Donald Trump’s efforts to end legal protections for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program recipients.

The governor called Thursday’s ruling — which came on a 5-4 vote — “long overdue.”

June 15, 2020 In The News

Master Sgt. Joseph Wynne Velasquez served his country in the U. S. Army for more than 20 years. He deployed once to Macedonia, twice to Iraq, and then to Afghanistan. He has six children, a grandson, and a wife of 19 years.