Press Releases

May 26, 2019 Press Release

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will start a weeklong work period in New Mexico honoring fallen soldiers at the Memorial Day ceremony in Albuquerque.

May 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland released the following statement upon hearing about the passing of New Mexico Senator John Pinto. New Mexico Senator Pinto served in World War II as a Navajo Code Talker and was the longest serving state senator in New Mexico.

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May 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – One week after several states passed extremely restrictive abortion bills and just days after women in Albuquerque took to the streets to demand a stop to extreme bans, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) announced she will join House Democrats on the Women’s Health Protection Act.

May 23, 2019 Press Release
The delegation sent a letter to the Administration requesting FEMA funds earlier this month

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After historic snowstorms and flooding in local Navajo communities that occurred in February, U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), along with U.S. Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján, and U.S.

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May 21, 2019 Press Release

San Francisco, C.A. – This weekend, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) was awarded the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) Vanguard Award. The Vanguard Award is given to an outstanding ally who uses their platform to further LGBTQ+ equality.

May 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04), Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01), and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) introduced, H.R. 2751, the Mamas First Act, which would expand access to doulas and midwives for millions of women who use Medicaid for their health care needs.

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May 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, Congresswoman Haaland (NM-01) voted to pass H.R. 987, the Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act, a bill that addresses two major concerns New Mexicans face every day – lowering prescription drug prices and defending vital protections for people with pre-existing conditions. 

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May 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representatives Deb Haaland (NM-01) and Mike Gallagher (WI-08) introduced a bipartisan bill to support Native American and Alaska Indian veterans. The VA Tribal Advisory Committee Act of 2019 would improve VA outreach, health care, and benefits for Native American veterans through the establishment of a VA Advisory Committee on Tribal and Indian Affairs.

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May 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) pressed President Trump’s Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt on the lack of tribal consultation by his department.

May 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, a profile in the Guardian was published highlighting Congresswoman Deb Haaland’s (NM-01) mission to protect public lands and fight climate change. Full text of the piece is below.

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