Press Releases

February 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) has invited Executive Director of the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) Mara Keisling (she) to be her guest to the State of the Union on Tuesday, February 5th.

January 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) and Rep. Deb Haaland (NM-01) re-introduced a bill to restore and expand protections for the Bears Ears National Monument.

January 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.), vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, and Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), along with U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and U.S.

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January 30, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This week, the bipartisan Congressional Native American Caucus established its leadership for the 116th Congress. Congressman Tom Cole (R-OK) and Congresswoman Deb Haaland (D-NM) will serve as Co-Chairs of the caucus.

January 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) celebrated her new membership on the Equality Caucus with special guest Bunnie Benton Cruse, Chair of the New Mexico Transgender Resource Center Board of Directors and advocate from Albuquerque. Bunnie Benton Cruse is known for her many appearances at events to support the LGBTQ+ community in Albuquerque.

January 29, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After being appointed to the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources last week, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) was elected the Vice Chair of the full committee and Chair of the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands. In addition, the Congresswoman will sit on the Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States. The U.S.

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January 25, 2019 Press Release

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – This weekend, Congresswoman Haaland (NM-01) will be in New Mexico to focus on the workers impacted by the government shutdown and update federal employees and contractors on the shutdown status. Since being sworn into office, Congresswoman Haaland voted eleven times to pay federal employees and contractors.

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January 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) released the following statement on a deal to temporarily end the government shutdown:

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January 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Ben Ray Luján (NM-03) and Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) visited World Central Kitchen’s “Chefs for Feds” location in Washington, D.C. to serve food to federal employees in need as a result of the Trump Shutdown.

January 23, 2019 Press Release
Raise the Wage Act of 2019 would increase the minimum wage to $15

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) joined 180 Democrats in unveiling the Raise the Wage Act of 2019.

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