Haaland Statement on Raytheon Closure

May 19, 2020
Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) released the following statement after Raytheon announced the closure of its Albuquerque facility by the end of 2020:

“This is a blow to Albuquerque’s economy and couldn’t come at a worse time given the uncertainty many families are facing. That said the valuable skills and training gained through Raytheon make these employees extremely valuable to New Mexico’s technology driven future. My team and I are actively working with state and local agencies to ensure that those facing job loses can transition to new jobs here in the land of enchantment quickly.”