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September 22, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Monday afternoon, a bill introduced by Congresswoman Deb Haaland (D-NM) to break cycles of poverty in Indian Country passed by a voice vote on the House Floor. The bill received bipartisan support from Congressional Native American Caucus Co-Chair Tom Cole (R-OK), Representatives Norma Torres (D-CA), and D

September 22, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Monday evening, a bill led by Congresswoman Deb Haaland (N.M.-01) to address the missing and murdered indigenous women crisis passed by a voice vote on the House Floor and will be moving to the President’s desk.

September 21, 2020 Press Release

DENVER—The Center for Western Priorities and the Rio Grande Chapter of the Sierra Club hosted a virtual event to emphasize the importance of a bold proposal to protect 30 percent of America’s lands and water by 2030, known as the 30x30 initiative, and the important role of local conservation efforts in New Mexico for reaching this ambitious goal.

September 21, 2020 Press Release

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

September 21, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed S. 209, the PROGRESS for Indian Tribes Act.

September 21, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, NM - On Monday, September 21st U.S. Rep.

September 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON— TODAY, Monday, September 21, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. MT / 3:30 p.m. ET, U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.),U.S.

September 20, 2020 Press Release

Washington D.C. – This week, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) continued her work to remove PFAS chemicals from all New Mexican military installations. During a House Armed Services Committee, Haaland pressed Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Environment Maureen Sullivan about the current steps to clean up contamination and the urgency to clean up those sites.

September 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) released the following statement after the passing for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg:

September 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01), a Vice Chair of the House Democratic Women’s Caucus, is calling on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to take up the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act.

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In The News

April 2, 2020 In The News

A bipartisan group of 19 U.S. senators and 12 representatives has asked President Donald Trump to ensure that agencies will uphold federal trust and treaty responsibilities to Native American tribes when implementing provisions of the newly enacted COVID-19 spending package.

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April 2, 2020 In The News

A bipartisan coalition of 35 lawmakers and a handful of defense advocacy groups are calling on the Defense Department to do more for military families financially strapped by the Pentagon’s stop move order, according to a letter first obtained by Federal News Network.

April 1, 2020 In The News

Opponents of a proposed nuclear waste storage facility near Carlsbad and Hobbs sought to delay the facility’s federal licensing process, arguing the COVID-19 outbreak would make public hearings on the matter unsafe.

March 31, 2020 In The News

The U.S. Department of Defense must deploy a 248-bed combat support hospital to Albuquerque, New Mexico, to fight a “surge” of COVID-19 patients in the state, a delegation of lawmakers told the DOD and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

March 31, 2020 In The News

Democrats and parks advocates are putting pressure on the Trump administration to close national parks amid concerns about the spread of the coronavirus. 

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.

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