Press Releases

June 2, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M.- Today, Tuesday, June 2, Rep. Deb Haaland (D-N.M.), chair of the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands and vice chair of the full House Natural Resources Committee, will lead a forum on the risks of prematurely opening national parks to the public without adequate input from affected local communities and without proper safeguards in place.

June 2, 2020 Press Release
As Coronavirus Threatens Nation’s Blood Supply, Resolution Expresses Support for FDA to Develop New Guidance Based on Individual Risk Assessment

Albuquerque, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (D-NM) joined Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) introducing a resolution highlighting the need for nondiscriminatory blood donation guidelines, which has become even more urgent in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

June 1, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland co-led the introduction of a bill that will establish a Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation (TRHT) Commission to examine the effects of slavery and racism against people of color, on American history, and its impact on laws and policies we have today.

June 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), along with U.S.

June 1, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Monday, June 1st, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will discuss the legacy of racism and slavery during a press call led by Congresswoman Barbara Lee. The press call will focus on the introduction of Lee’s new legislation calling for the formation of a Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Commission to address the legacy of slavery and racism in the United States.

June 1, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congresswomen Sharice Davids (KS-03) and Deb Haaland (NM-01), the first two Native American women to serve in Congress, released the following statement in solidarity with the Black community:

May 28, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) took action to help New Mexico workers and small businesses by voting to pass a critical, bipartisan bill to deliver further relief.  Led by Congressman Dean Phillips of Minnesota, H.R.

May 28, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – As the country's death toll from the COVID-19 pandemic passed 100,000 on Wednesday, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) announced she is carrying a bipartisan House resolution with original co-sponsors Reps. Joe Wilson (SC-02) and Lisa Blunt Rochester (Del.-At-large District) calling for a national mourning for the lives taken by COVID-19.

May 27, 2020 Press Release
Albuquerque, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will host a telephone town hall with experts on Thursday, May 28th to update New Mexicans on housing, rental, and utility assistance and a safe, responsible reopening.
 
May 27, 2020 Press Release
"The federal government's insufficient response to this crisis to date represents yet another broken promise to sovereign tribal governments"

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