Press Releases

April 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Immediately after the U.S. House passed the Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization, Congresswoman Deb Haaland, Vice Chair of the Democratic Women’s Women’s Caucus, celebrated its passage joining women congressional leaders at a press conference.

Haaland’s remarks as prepared for delivery are below:

April 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today while Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) was chairing the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands her line of questioning led to Trump Administration official admitting that climate change is a problem for National Parks.

April 3, 2019 Press Release
Vote comes after the administration announced support for lawsuit aimed at striking down protections for 843,500 New Mexicans with pre-existing conditions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland condemned the Trump Administration’s attacks on New Mexicans’ health care by voting to pass H.Res. 271, a resolution condemning the Trump Administration’s participation in the Texas v. U.S.

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April 3, 2019 Press Release
Bill aims to uphold the government-to-government relationship and fulfill the trust responsibility that the federal government has with Tribal Nations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) introduced the Bipartisan PROGRESS for Indian Tribes Act, a bill that aims to uphold the government-to-government relationship and fulfill the trust responsibility that the federal government has with Tribal Nations.

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April 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) and Chair Barbara Lee (CA-13) announced Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will serve as Vice Chair of the Majority Leader Task Force on Poverty and Opportunity. Haaland will specifically serve as the Vice Chair on Families and Children Living in Poverty. The Members selected for the Vice Chair positions are:

April 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Haaland (NM-01) introduced two amendments to the Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization (VAWA), HR 1585, to combat the missing and murdered indigenous women crisis.

March 30, 2019 Press Release

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Amidst families seeking asylum arriving in Albuquerque and reports about the Trump Administration’s plans to deport children back to their countries of origin, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) held a listening session with Albuquerque interfaith leaders and families seeking asylum.

March 29, 2019 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) delivered the keynote address at the 20th Anniversary of the Tribal Law Journal Symposium, which was held at UNM Law School. The speech focused on ensuring representation in government reflects our communities.

Full remarks as prepared for delivery are below:

March 29, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) said today that yesterday’s racist, pro-Trump attacks on the Chickasaw Nation and the Oklahoma Democratic Party headquarters need to result in a substantive policy response and comprehensive pushback from Republican Party leadership. Grijalva thanked Oklahoma Republican Reps.

March 29, 2019 Press Release

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will crisscross the district to meet with constituent groups about pressing needs in the district. Haaland will close out Women’s History Month, attend equality events, talk climate change, and focus on asylees while in the district this weekend.  

 

Friday, March 29, 2019

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