Press Releases

June 26, 2019 Press Release
Haaland will discuss updates from Congress and assistance with federal agencies will be available

Albuquerque, N.M. –  Congresswoman Deb Haaland (N.M.-01) is inviting the community to a Coffee with Your Congresswoman event to discuss the work she’s doing in Congress on Saturday, June 29th at 10 a.m. Haaland will be giving an update and gathering input from constituents. State Representative Andrés Romero will also be on hand to address state and local government updates.

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June 25, 2019 Press Release
Budget Provision also includes funding for the basic needs of children and families seeking asylum

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House passed Congresswoman Deb Haaland’s (N.M.-1) request for relief for communities affected by the humanitarian crisis at the border. Amidst reports of unsanitary and unsafe conditions in detention centers along the border, the bill also provides funding for the basic needs of children and families seeking asylum.

June 25, 2019 Press Release

 

WHAT:          Press Conference to announce the introduction of the Remove the Stain Act, a bill rescinding the Medals of Honor awarded for acts at the 1890 Wounded Knee Massacre 

June 24, 2019 Press Release
Mock Hearing Part of Santa Fe Indian School Leadership Institute curriculum at Princeton University
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June 24, 2019 Press Release
Findings of five-year study may contribute to development of public health interventions to combat the disease, which disproportionately affects Native communities in NM

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S.

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June 21, 2019 Press Release
Legislation supported by stakeholders will complete the United States’ commitment in the longest-running Indian water rights case

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján, Deb Haaland, and Xochitl Torres Small introduced legislation to ensure the Bureau of Reclamation has sufficient funding and time to implement its obligations under the 2010 Aamodt Litigation Settlement Act and the related water rights case that began in 1966.

June 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland announced her opposition to storing high-level nuclear waste in New Mexico in a letter to the U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Haaland’s letter comes after Holtec International submitted an application for a license to construct an interim high-level radioactive waste storage facility in Lea County, New Mexico.

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June 20, 2019 Press Release

Every year, an estimated $330 million of natural gas is wasted by the oil and gas industry on public and Tribal lands

 

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June 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Representative Earl Blumenauer (OR-03), founder and co-chair of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus, and Representative Deb Haaland, Co-Chair of the Congressional Native American Caucus and one of the first Native American women elected to Congress, today applauded the passage of an amendment to protect tribal cannabis programs they introduced as part of the Fisc

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June 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01), one of the first Native American women serving in Congress, released the following statement after it was announced that Joy Harjo will be the first Native American to become U.S. Poet Laureate:

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