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September 30, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi signed Congresswoman Deb Haaland’s (NM-01) Not Invisible Act and Congresswoman Norma Torres’ (CA-35) Savanna’s Act. The two bills work to address the missing and murdered indigenous women’s crisis.

September 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON Congressman Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), along with U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and U.S.

September 25, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01), Vice Chair of the House Natural Resources Committee, released the following statement after a federal judge ruled that William Perry Pendley has been serving unlawfully as the acting Director of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). The ruling includes a request for a list of actions completed by Pendley to be reversed.

September 25, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Co-Chairs of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) and Congressman Mark Pocan (WI-02), announced the Progressive Caucus’s endorsement of H.Res.

September 24, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) Co-Chairs Representatives Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), Lois Frankel (FL-21), Jackie Speier (CA-14), and Vice Chairs Reps. Veronica Escobar (TX-16) and Deb Haaland (NM-01) were joined by Rep.

September 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, September 22 — In a bicameral letter sent to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo today, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.), and Rep.

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April 10, 2020 In The News

Over the last several weeks, the Democratic Party of New Mexico has heard from countless New Mexicans who want to know what they can do to support their communities during the coronavirus outbreak.

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April 10, 2020 In The News

Easter weekend is likely to look a lot different in Indian Country this year, with many tribes holding steady on curfews, travel restrictions and stay-at-home orders.

People are forgoing in-person religious services for on-screen ones and swapping out family gatherings for backyard egg hunts.

April 10, 2020 In The News

CHAPARRAL, New Mexico -- Members of New Mexico's congressional delegation called Friday for the acting head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to review the circumstances surrounding two coronavirus cases at the agency's facility in Chaparral.

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April 9, 2020 In The News

Episode 39 is focused on migrants, asylum-seekers and refugees in our communities, and on Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention centers, which are often overcrowded around the United States and are criticized for bad medical care. ICE announced it will review cases one-by-one and release vulnerable people.

April 9, 2020 In The News

Reports are emerging of people held in crowded ICE detention facilities around the country testing positive for the coronavirus. In New Mexico, a man who'd left the Otero County Processing Center told KVIA-TV this week that a young boy inside had contracted COVID-19, a report that was later confirmed by ICE officials.

April 9, 2020 In The News

Episode 39 is focused on migrants, asylum-seekers and refugees in our communities, and on Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention centers, which are often overcrowded around the United States and are criticized for bad medical care. ICE announced it will review cases one-by-one and release vulnerable people.

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April 8, 2020 In The News

Eleven members of the US Congress have issued a statement responding to reports that Blue and White chairman Benny Gantz has agreed to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition negotiation demand that the government move forward with West Bank annexation plans in the coming months.

April 6, 2020 In The News

On Dec. 29, 1890, the U.S. Army’s 7th Cavalry opened fire on hundreds of Native Americans in one of most shameful and bloody acts of violence against indigenous people in American history.

April 6, 2020 In The News

Last Wednesday, Kaitlin Bennett, a far-right social media darling who’s made her name trolling progressive college students, released a Twitter video suggesting Native Americans would each get $3,000 from the coronavirus relief bill, compared to the $1,200-maximum checks most Americans will receive.

April 3, 2020 In The News

U.S. Representatives Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Ilhan Omar (MN-05), Deb Haaland (NM-01) and other colleagues today introduced a bill to require school food authorities and local educational agencies to stop collecting unpaid meal fees during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Suspend School Meal Debt Act would provide much-needed relief for families across the nation.

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