Press Releases

May 12, 2020 Press Release
Haaland will discuss state, local, tribal government support during coronavirus pandemic

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, May 12, 2020 at 2 p.m. ET / 12 p.m. MT, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will discuss state, local, and tribal government support during the coronavirus pandemic on a NowThis special series entitled, The Briefing. The panel discussion will also include St.

May 12, 2020 Press Release
State Land Office dedicated to building New Mexico’s renewable energy future

SANTA FE, NM – Construction has begun on 35,000 acres of state trust land for the La Joya Wind Farm in Torrance County, located about 10 miles west of the Village of Encino. The project includes a mix of private land and state trust land, the latter was awarded to Avangrid Renewables by Commissioner Stephanie Garcia Richard through an open bid process in September of 2019.

May 8, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland announced she will be making space on the House Oversight Committee for Rep. Elijah Cummings’ successor, Rep. Kweisi Mfume. Haaland was given a special allowance to serve on a third committee when a vacancy became available on the U.S. House Oversight Committee after U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings passed away.
 

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May 8, 2020 Press Release
Bill aims to ensure Native American communities have equal access to telehealth, education opportunities, economic relief during pandemic
May 8, 2020 Press Release
New Grants from USDA’s ReConnect Program will boost broadband for rural small businesses, families and communities, helping them adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic
WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), along with U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) and Xochitl Torres Small (D-N.M.) applauded $23 million in rural broadband grants to communities across New Mexico from the U.S.
May 7, 2020 Press Release
The bipartisan, bicameral legislation would waive FEMA’s cost-sharing requirements for emergency work in response to COVID-19 and increase the federal cost-share to 100 percent for Indian Tribal governments

WASHINGTON (May 7, 2020) – U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich led the New Mexico delegation, including U.S. Senator Tom Udall and U.S.

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May 7, 2020 Press Release
Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, Thursday, May 7th from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm  MT, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will participate in the African American Complete Count Committee’s Statewide Virtual Town.
May 7, 2020 Press Release
Bill is House Companion to Sen. Booker’s Farm System Reform Act
Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, U.S. Representatives Deb Haaland (NM-01) and Ro Khanna (Calif.-17) announced the introduction of the House companion to the Farm System Reform Act, previously introduced by Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) in the Senate.
May 7, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (May 7, 2020)—Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, Rep.

May 6, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. — Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (D-NM), a member of the House Democratic Women’s Caucus released the following statement after the Trump Administration finalized a rule that would weaken protections for student survivors and strip the responsibility of schools to protect students from sexual assault and harassment:
 

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