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May 15, 2020 Press Release
Albuquerque, N.M. –  Tonight, Congresswoman Deb Haaland NM-01) announced that the new relief bill passed by the House of Representatives will provide $250 billion in stabilization funds for local communities, cities and towns and $20 billion for Tribes. Of that total amount, New Mexico is estimated to receive $669,240,000.
May 14, 2020 Press Release

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

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May 13, 2020 Press Release
Albuquerque, N.M. — Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) and Democratic leaders of color are warning that the COVID-19 pandemic risks disproportionately undercounting historically underserved communities. In the letter to Census Bureau Director Dr. Steven Dillingham, the Tri-Caucus Chairs and Rep.
May 12, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Lujan (D-N.M.), Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) and Xochitl Torres Small (D-N.M.) announced the U.S.

May 12, 2020 Press Release

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

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
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

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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March 31, 2020 In The News

Calls for the U.S. Interior Department to close Grand Canyon National Park amid the COVID-19 outbreak are increasing from some members of Congress.

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March 30, 2020 In The News

Can you imagine if students in Italy were never taught the epic accomplishments of the Roman empire, or if teachers in Athens never uttered a word about the ancient Greeks to local schoolchildren? Wouldn’t it seem odd for history textbooks in any given country to disregard centuries of applicable history? That’s exactly what happens in the United States. Most public schools in the U.S.

March 30, 2020 In The News

As a global pandemic raged, the Trump administration announced a land grab against the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe.

March 30, 2020 In The News

Every new day of the coronavirus pandemic has brought with it a dizzying amount of change. Teachers are now forced to explain class projects to their students over Zoom, while friends and family use FaceTime to inquire about loved ones, alternating between laughter and anxiety while holding pixelated drinks in their hands.

March 30, 2020 In The News

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The $2 trillion stimulus package passed over the weekend will have the government sending checks to millions of Americans including a lot of New Mexicans.

March 29, 2020 In The News

Coronavirus relief payments may start hitting bank accounts or mailboxes in New Mexico within the next three weeks, according Congressman Ben Ray Luján.

March 29, 2020 In The News

More than $1.25 billion to help cover state and local government expenses tied to the COVID-19 outbreak will be coming to New Mexico from the $2 trillion congressional coronavirus response package, U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich said last week.

March 28, 2020 In The News

Interview with American photographer, Shane B. Bolkowitsch, on his new book of photography.

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March 28, 2020 In The News

President Trump signed into law H.R. 748, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) on Friday, March 27 following a voice vote in the U.S. House of Representatives.  The $2 trillion relief package, which includes billions for Indian Country, passed in the Senate on March 25.  

March 27, 2020 In The News

In 2018, a record-breaking number of women ran for office – and in November, won seats up and down the ballot. In that historic midterm election, women candidates and voters alike sent a clear message: they had had enough of the Trump administration’s lies, sexism and attacks on our rights.

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