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October 6, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – On Wednesday, October 7, 2020, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will host a live roundtable on Facebook and answer constituent questions on housing and education. The discussion will center on how housing insecurity impacts New Mexico kids’ education, especially during the uncertain economic environment created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

October 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and U.S.

October 2, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This week, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) and Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04), Co-Chairs of the Congressional Native American Caucus, are calling for the Department of Treasury to not allow for CARES Act funding for Tribes to expire while the funding continues to be litigated.

October 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and U.S.

October 1, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – In a vote tonight, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) helped pass an updated COVID-19 relief package that includes an estimated $1.77 billion for the state of New Mexico and as much as $335 million in relief for local governments in New Mexico’s 1st Congressional District. The updated Heroes Act would address the health and economic needs for families across the country.

October 1, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) called on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to put the Paycheck Fairness Act to a vote, raising awareness of the gender pay gap that puts Native women behind in earnings by an extra nine months on Native Women’s Equal Pay Day:

October 1, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01), a member of the Freshman Working Group on Addiction, voted to pass a bipartisan bill to support families struggling with addiction. The Family Support Services for Addiction Act, led by U.S.

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April 17, 2020 In The News

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.), announced that an estimated 1,793 New Mexico health care providers will receive more than $169,486,132 to aid in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 17, 2020 In The News

Fewer than one in 10 households on many Native American reservations have responded to the census so far, in communities that may require congressional action to get counted at all this year.

April 17, 2020 In The News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- A lot of New Mexicans have not returned their 2020 Census forms. 

The state ranks 49th for the amount of Census forms returned.

April 16, 2020 In The News

Singer-songwriter Raye Zaragoza is an award-winning artist championing impactful causes. She’s famously known for her song “In The River” which was written in response to the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. The poignant track reached half a million video views and garnered national media coverage.

April 16, 2020 In The News

A bipartisan group of members of the U.S. House of Representatives is calling on the Trump administration to prevent Alaska Native corporations from receiving a share of the $8 billion coronavirus relief fund (CRF) intended for tribal governments.

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April 15, 2020 In The News

The Roswell Air Center will receive $1.23 million as part of the $2 trillion federal emergency relief act that has allocated money for businesses, nonprofits, government entities and individuals.

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April 12, 2020 In The News

New Mexicans may disagree on a great many things – from politics to sports to green versus red – but one thing they’ve shown during this COVID-19 virus crisis is that they are abundantly generous in showing appreciation for our front-line workers.

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April 10, 2020 In The News

SAN FELIPE PUEBLO — Three pueblos in New Mexico have become COVID-19 pandemic hotspots in Indian Country this week. 

On Thursday, Pueblo of San Felipe Governor Anthony Ortiz described the situation on his pueblo as “dire within our community with positive COVID-19 cases” which are rising daily. As of yesterday, Ortiz said there were 54 positive cases on the Pueblo.

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April 10, 2020 In The News

Lt. Gov. Howie Morales joined 18 other Lieutenant Governors from around the country in asking the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to stop its three-month ban on gay, bisexual, queer and transgender men to donate blood.

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