Press Releases

July 16, 2020 Press Release

Nambé, N.M. – Congressman Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), the U.S. House Assistant Speaker, alongside U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and U.S. Representatives Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) and Xochitl Torres Small (D-N.M.), applauded grants totaling $439,864 awarded to Southwest C.A.R.E. Center and El Pueblo Health Services.

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July 16, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M.  – At 1 p.m. MT / 3 p.m. ET today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will attend a Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples (SCIP) of the United States hearing on Native Youth Perspectives on Mental Health and Healing during pandemic.

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July 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Lujan (D-N.M.), Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) and Xochitl Torres Small (D-N.M.) announced that the U.S.

July 15, 2020 Press Release
Haaland releases statement on Trump Administration Announcement to Gut Environmental Protections

Albuquerque, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01), Vice Chair of the House Natural Resources Committee, released the following statement after the Trump Administration announced that they will gut protections in the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

July 13, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01), Co-Chair of the Congressional Native American Caucus, released the following statement after the Washington NFL team announced it would change its racist logo and team name today:

July 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and U.S. Representative Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) announced that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has awarded $376,621 to the First Choice Community Healthcare (FCCH) South Valley Family Health Commons in Albuquerque through the COVID-19 Telehealth Program.

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July 9, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01), Co-Chair of the Congressional Native American Caucus, released the following statement on today’s Supreme Court ruling to affirm Tribal treaty rights today. The McGirt v.

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July 8, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) released the following statement highlighting the financial disparities created by the Supreme Court’s decision to weaken the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive-coverage requirement by allowing private employers to opt out of providing contraceptive coverage for their employees.

July 8, 2020 Press Release
New Mexico Human Services Department announced $67 million from Families First Coronavirus Response Act to provide Pandemic SNAP benefits to children who receive free or reduced school meals

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) applauded the State’s plan to distribute $67 million in Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards to families with children who rely on free or reduced meals at school.

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