Press Releases

May 2, 2019 Press Release
The Tribal Nutrition Improvement Act would allow Tribes to directly administer Child Nutrition Programs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Co-Chair of the Congressional Native American Caucus Deb Haaland (NM-01), Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján (NM-03), and Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (AZ-03) introduced legislation that would increase access to nutritious meals for Native American kids by giving Tribes the authority to directly provide Child Nutrition Programs.

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May 2, 2019 Press Release
The Energy Technology Maturation Program Act would help national laboratories work with the private sector to commercialize innovative energy technology
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May 1, 2019 Press Release
Not Invisible Act is the first bill in history to be introduced by four members of federally recognized tribes, Reps. Haaland, Cole, Davids, Mullin

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) introduced a historic bill to increase focus on addressing the silent crisis of missing and murdered indigenous women. The Not Invisible Act of 2019, H.R.

April 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) released the following statement after New Mexico Land Commissioner Stephanie Garcia Richard signed an executive order placing a moratorium on new oil and gas development on state trust land in a buffer zone around Chaco Canyon.

April 30, 2019 Press Release
Deadline to submit a piece is Friday, May 3rd

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland is reminding students who are interested in entering the Congressional Art Competition that the deadline to submit their art piece is this Friday, May 3rd.

“Our district is full of creative talent that fuels a robust creative economy,” said Congresswoman Haaland. “I’m excited to see the pieces that our students submit.”

April 29, 2019 Press Release

Carlisle, Penn. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, traveled to the U.S. Army War College to address the Opening Ceremony of the Jim Thorpe Sports Days and raise awareness of the historical trauma caused by assimilation boarding schools.

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April 26, 2019 Press Release

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Tomorrow, Saturday, April 27th, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will highlight SNAP benefits at the Downtown Growers’ Market and attend Gathering of Nations to bring attention to the crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women.

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April 26, 2019 Press Release

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) released the following statement after hearing of the passing of Former Interior Secretary and N.M. Congressman Manuel Lujan, Jr.:

April 26, 2019 Press Release
Legislation Follows Sen. Warren's Investigation, Reports from Haaland's Constituents and Press Reports Revealing Substandard Living Conditions for Servicemembers and their Families in Privatized, On-Base Housing
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April 25, 2019 Press Release
AmeriCorps VISTA will receive $113,275 from Corporation for National and Community Service

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) announced more than $100,000 in federal funding for an Albuquerque community service group public safety programming. AmeriCorps Vista was awarded $113,275 from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency that leads service, volunteering, and grant-making efforts in the United States.

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