Press Releases

September 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) voted for a resolution that calls on federal officials to quickly investigate and document all credible reports of hate crimes, incidents and threats against the Asian-American community and prosecute perpetrators.

September 16, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Co-Chairs of the Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) Congresswomen Jackie Speier (CA-14), Lois Frankel (FL-21) and Brenda L.

September 16, 2020 Press Release
Center for Western Priorities and Sierra Club’s Rio Grande Chapter host virtual event on the bold goal of protecting 30% of America by 2030

DENVER—The Center for Western Priorities’ “Road to 30” virtual tour of states across the West emphasizes the importance of a bold proposal to protect 30 percent of America’s lands and water by 2030, known as the 30x30 initiative.

September 16, 2020 Press Release
The Environmental Justice Legacy Pollution Cleanup Act would supercharge cleanup of toxic sites, air pollution, lead pipes in drinking water and in children’s homes, and more

WASHINGTON, D.C – U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Congresswoman Debra Haaland (D-NM) today introduced a new bill aimed at eliminating pollution that has disproportionately harmed communities of color, indigenous communities, and low-income communities over generations.

September 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) led by Co-Chairs Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), Lois Frankel (FL-21), Jackie Speier (CA-14), and Vice Chairs Veronica Escobar (TX-16) and Deb Haaland (NM-01) issued the following statement calling for an investigation following reports of forced hysterectomies at an ICE Facility.

September 14, 2020 Press Release
The lawmakers are urging the Bureau to increase collaboration and transparency with congressional, state partners and extend the enumeration deadline

WASHINGTON (Sept. 14, 2020) — U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich, and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján, Deb Haaland, and Xochitl Torres Small are raising concerns in a letter to U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham about the Census Bureau’s ongoing operational strategy and engagement with the state of New Mexico.

September 11, 2020 Press Release

San Rafael, CA – Today, Representatives Jared Huffman (CA-02), Chair of the Natural Resources Water, Oceans, and Wildlife Subcommittee, Raúl M.

September 11, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), along with U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) and Xochitl Torres Small (D-N.M.) announced that the U.S.

September 10, 2020 Press Release
Comprehensive “THRIVE Agenda” responds to ongoing crises of COVID-19, climate change, racial injustice, and economic inequity