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May 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland, Vice Chair of the House Natural Resources Committee, released the following statement after the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) violated the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) when approving oil and gas permits near Chaco Culture National Historical Park.

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May 7, 2019 Press Release

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Now that all Congressional Art Competition submissions have been submitted, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) is opening up the Congressional Art Competition People’s Choice Awards on Facebook. The community is encouraged to support young artists by voting on their choices for best photo, painting, drawing, and mixed media.

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May 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C – As the country observes National Awareness Day for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) one of the first Native American women to serve in Congress, released a recap of the bills and amendments she has introduced to take a comprehensive approach to tackle the silent crisis of missing and murdered indigenous women.

May 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) fought for New Mexico’s economy during the member’s day hearing in the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. Haaland’s testimony included the following priorities:

May 3, 2019 Press Release
54 Members of Congress sign onto letter to protect indigenous, Afro-Brazilian communities from human rights atrocities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Amidst violent invasions of indigenous communities in Brazil, U.S. Representatives Deb Haaland (NM-01) and Hank Johnson (GA-04) sent a letter signed by 54 members of Congress calling on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to take action to prevent further human rights violations of indigenous and Afro-Brazilian communities.

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May 2, 2019 Press Release

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01)’s weekend in the district will focus on issues impacting child well-being and infrastructure needs in Southwest Albuquerque. 

May 2, 2019 Press Release
Opinion piece comes ahead of National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ahead of the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls, Congresswoman Deb Haaland, one of the first Native American women to serve in Congress published a national opinion piece as part of the Guardian’s series on the epidemic that’s plaguing Native American communities.

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May 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland, Vice Chair of the Natural Resources Committee, released the following statement after the U.S. House passed the Climate Action Now Act of 2019. The Climate Action Now Act, H.R.

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