Press Releases

June 1, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Monday, June 1st, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will discuss the legacy of racism and slavery during a press call led by Congresswoman Barbara Lee. The press call will focus on the introduction of Lee’s new legislation calling for the formation of a Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Commission to address the legacy of slavery and racism in the United States.

June 1, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congresswomen Sharice Davids (KS-03) and Deb Haaland (NM-01), the first two Native American women to serve in Congress, released the following statement in solidarity with the Black community:

May 28, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) took action to help New Mexico workers and small businesses by voting to pass a critical, bipartisan bill to deliver further relief.  Led by Congressman Dean Phillips of Minnesota, H.R.

May 28, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – As the country's death toll from the COVID-19 pandemic passed 100,000 on Wednesday, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) announced she is carrying a bipartisan House resolution with original co-sponsors Reps. Joe Wilson (SC-02) and Lisa Blunt Rochester (Del.-At-large District) calling for a national mourning for the lives taken by COVID-19.

May 27, 2020 Press Release
Albuquerque, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will host a telephone town hall with experts on Thursday, May 28th to update New Mexicans on housing, rental, and utility assistance and a safe, responsible reopening.
 
May 27, 2020 Press Release
"The federal government's insufficient response to this crisis to date represents yet another broken promise to sovereign tribal governments"
May 27, 2020 Press Release
Navajo Indian Health Service Area supplied with KN95 respirator masks that have come under scrutiny for providing inadequate protection against COVID-19

WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.), vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, along with Senators Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), Deb Haaland (D-N.M.), Xochitl Torres Small (D-N.M.), Raúl M.

May 26, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 4 p.m. ET / 2 p.m. MT Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will join New York Times editor Monica Drake and Girls Who Code founder Reshma Saujani for a conversation entitled Women in the Public Spotlight

May 22, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – In a letter to the CDC and FEMA, Co-Chair of the Congressional Native American Caucus Deb Haaland (NM-01) and Chair of the House Natural Resources Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States Ruben Gallego (Ariz.-07) pressed for services and funds be delivered to Indian Country immediately.

May 21, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01), Vice Chair of the House Natural Resources Committee, released the following statement after the Bureau of Land Management made the announcement that they would extend the comment period on the management plan for oil and gas leases near Chaco Canyon.

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