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June 14, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — Congresswoman Deb Haaland (D-NM) and Congressman Joe Kennedy III (D-MA) on Thursday introduced the Tribal Reservation Pandemic Protection Act, which would prohibit the Trump administration from threatening tribal reservation lands in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

June 11, 2020 In The News

New Mexico Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich are calling for changes in the culture of how law enforcement agencies operate around the country.

June 9, 2020 In The News

AND A RAPID FIRE ROUNDUP:

-Investigation, please... Democratic lawmakers are requesting an investigation into the U.S. Park Police’s use of force in clearing demonstrators who had gathered near the White House to protest the killing of George Floyd.

June 9, 2020 In The News

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – New Mexico Congresswoman Deb Haaland was among those who gathered to celebrate George Floyd’s life as he was buried Tuesday.

“I am here to wish George Floyd’s family well and offer my condolences,” Haaland said.

June 8, 2020 In The News

Asprotesters across America march, shout, and kneel to demand an end to police brutality, and as the land of the free and the home of the brave grapples with racism, some believe the truth could set this nation free.

June 8, 2020 In The News
Not sure how to start a conversation with other business leaders about racism and police brutality?
 
Lots of people aren't.
 
But lots of people have also called for action on these issues for years, frustrated and angry at the silence.
 
June 6, 2020 In The News

The Navajo Nation is seeing a surge in visitors following the reopening of neighboring national parks and monuments, President Jonathan Nez said during a U.S. House subcommittee hearing Tuesday.

June 5, 2020 In The News

At the end of March, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act, set aside $8 billion for tribes. But the money came with restrictions. It can only be used to cover expenses that are "incurred due to the public health emergency."

On the Navajo Nation, the public health emergency is inherently related to some basic infrastructure problems.

June 4, 2020 In The News

Congresswoman Haaland joins Congresswoman Sharice Davids, and Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council in endorsing Morigeau

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June 3, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland on Tuesday cancelled her election watch party to instead stream a conversation with local community leaders organizing for racial justice. During the online event called “Be Fierce: Say Their Names," the congresswoman expressed solidarity with the organizers who said they envision continuing their work through protest and creating spaces for people of color.

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