Press Releases

June 4, 2020 Press Release
As Brazil considers legislation that would incentivize corporate land grabs, Haaland continues work to protect sacred lands from corporate interests alongside 18 progressive House Members

Albuquerque, N.M. – This week, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) is ringing the alarm about human rights violations in Brazil. Haaland led a letter signed by 18 of her fellow progressive members of the U.S. House to Brazil’s Congressional President Rodrigo Maia in an effort to protect sacred lands from corporate land grabs.

June 4, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) and Vice Chair Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) wrote to Interior Secretary David Bernhardt today pushing for an explanation of why U.S.

June 4, 2020 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK— Yesterday, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), along with Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) and Congressman Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) held a conference call with FEMA leadership to discuss the significant delay tribal communities have experienced receiving COVID-19 resources and PPE from the federal government during this global pandemic.

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June 3, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will host a virtual social justice roundtable with local black community leaders to discuss legislative solutions that will address institutional racism in the United States.

June 2, 2020 Press Release

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Now that all Congressional Art Competition submissions have been submitted, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) is launching the Congressional Art Competition People’s Choice Awards on Facebook. The community is encouraged to support young artists by voting on their choices from now until 5 p.m. MT on June 5th.

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.

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