Press Releases

November 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) introduced a resolution recognizing the achievements of James “Jim” Thorpe and requesting that the International Olympic Committee correct his 1912 Olympic records.

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November 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) marked Latina Equal Pay Day by calling on Senate GOP leadership to put the Paycheck Fairness Act of 2019 to a vote. According to recent reports, Latinas only make 53 cents for every dollar that white, non-Hispanic men make.

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November 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) turned Congress’ attention to chronic underfunding in Indian Country during a subcommittee hearing on the U.S. Commission of Civil Rights’ pivotal Broken Promises Report. The witnesses who testified before the committee included tribal leaders, tribal organizations, advocates, and Administration witnesses.

November 19, 2019 Press Release
The legislation is supported by U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján and Deb Haaland

Bill would support wildlife management efforts by Indian Tribes

 

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November 19, 2019 Press Release

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (Nov. 19, 2019) – U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and U.S. Representative Deb Haaland (D-N.M.), in collaboration with Bernalillo County, will host a Health Care & Open Enrollment Resource Fair on Friday, November 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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November 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Today, Congressman Don Young (R-AK), Vice Chair of the Congressional Native American Caucus, along with Caucus Co-Chairs Congresswoman Deb Haaland (D-NM) and Congressman Tom Cole (R-OK) introduced the Indian Buffalo Management Act of 2019.

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November 18, 2019 Press Release
The subcommittee will review the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights’ pivotal Broken Promises Report

Washington, D.C. – Tomorrow, the House Natural Resources Committee Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States will hold an oversight hearing titled “Reviewing the Broken Promises Report: Examining the Chronic Federal Funding Shortfalls in Indian Country.” The hearing comes after Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) requested an oversight hearing to review the U.S.

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November 18, 2019 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) released the following statement after it was announced that the Acoma Shield will be returned to Acoma Pueblo:

November 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Today, Isleta Pueblo Chief Judge Verna Teller made history when she became the first Native American to deliver the opening prayer in the U.S. House of Representatives. Teller, a guest of Congresswoman Deb Haaland, delivered the invocation as Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) celebrates her first Native American History Month as a Member of Congress.

November 12, 2019 Press Release
AG Barr will be in Albuquerque this week

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ahead of the U.S. Attorney General William Barr’s visit to New Mexico, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) is calling on him to hold meetings with immigrant advocacy organizations in Albuquerque. The letter comes as reports surface of violations of due process for those seeking asylum in the United States under a new Trump Administration policy.

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