Washington, D.C. – As New Mexicans face another month of rent during the pandemic, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) last night voted to pass the Emergency Housing Protections and Relief Act, a bill that directly addresses the needs of renters and homeowners who have been severely impacted by the pandemic. The bill passed the house with bipartisan support tonight.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) posted the following statement celebrating beloved New Mexico author Rudolfo Anaya after hearing the news of his passing:
Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis unveiled a comprehensive congressional climate action framework, highlighting Congresswoman Deb Haaland’s work to address climate change.
Washington, D.C. – Today Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana law restricting abortion access in June Medical Services v. Russo decision:
TODAY: Livestreamed Committee Hearing on Lafayette Square Park Crackdown Will Feature Injured Reporter, Wounded Protester, Bishop Mariann Budde
Albuquerque, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) continued her work to address systemic racism by pushing for concrete action from military officials to address racial disparities in the military during a House Armed Services Committee hearing last week. At the hearing, Haaland pressed Lt. Gen.
Washington, D.C. – As the country begins to address systemic racism in policing, and companies across the country are changing offensive branding, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01), one of the first Native American women to serve in Congress, is once again calling on the Washington NFL football team to change their name.
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WASHINGTON — Congresswoman Deb Haaland (D-NM) and Congressman Joe Kennedy III (D-MA) on Thursday introduced the Tribal Reservation Pandemic Protection Act, which would prohibit the Trump administration from threatening tribal reservation lands in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
New Mexico Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich are calling for changes in the culture of how law enforcement agencies operate around the country.
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-Investigation, please... Democratic lawmakers are requesting an investigation into the U.S. Park Police’s use of force in clearing demonstrators who had gathered near the White House to protest the killing of George Floyd.
NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – New Mexico Congresswoman Deb Haaland was among those who gathered to celebrate George Floyd’s life as he was buried Tuesday.
“I am here to wish George Floyd’s family well and offer my condolences,” Haaland said.
Asprotesters across America march, shout, and kneel to demand an end to police brutality, and as the land of the free and the home of the brave grapples with racism, some believe the truth could set this nation free.
The Navajo Nation is seeing a surge in visitors following the reopening of neighboring national parks and monuments, President Jonathan Nez said during a U.S. House subcommittee hearing Tuesday.
At the end of March, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act, set aside $8 billion for tribes. But the money came with restrictions. It can only be used to cover expenses that are "incurred due to the public health emergency."
On the Navajo Nation, the public health emergency is inherently related to some basic infrastructure problems.
Congresswoman Haaland joins Congresswoman Sharice Davids, and Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council in endorsing Morigeau
U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland on Tuesday cancelled her election watch party to instead stream a conversation with local community leaders organizing for racial justice. During the online event called “Be Fierce: Say Their Names," the congresswoman expressed solidarity with the organizers who said they envision continuing their work through protest and creating spaces for people of color.