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May 4, 2020 Press Release

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

May 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano (D- Calif.), Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Ranking Member Jon Tester (D-Mont.), Rep. Mike Levin (D-Calif.), Chair of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity, and Rep.

May 1, 2020 Press Release
Washington, DC – On Monday, May 4th, the Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) led by Co-Chairs Lois Frankel (FL-21), Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), and Jackie Speier (CA-14) and Vice Chairs Veronica Escobar (TX-16) and Deb Haaland (NM-01) will host a virtual meeting on the disparate impacts of COVID-19 on women and families. 
 
May 1, 2020 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – The House Natural Resources Committee is hosting a livestreamed roundtable on Tuesday, May 5, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern time on the Trump administration’s push to deregulate the fossil fuel industry and other heavy polluters during the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON (May 1, 2020) – U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich, and U.S.

April 30, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Natural Resources Committee Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) and Vice Chair Deb Haaland (D-N.M) today strongly criticized the Department of the Interior’s (DOI) efforts to open sacred tribal lands in New Mexico to new oil and gas extraction during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

April 30, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) released the following statement after the Library of Congress announced that Joy Harjo will continue her role as the national Poet Laureate for a second term:

April 29, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) outlined her priorities for the next coronavirus package during a press conference with Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller.

April 29, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, U.S. Representatives Deb Haaland (NM-01), Co Chair of the Congressional Native American Caucus and Ruben Gallego, Chairman of the Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the U.S. are leading the call for the Department of Treasury to immediately release CARES Act funding to Tribes.

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March 25, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON – On Monday, Congressman Greg Gianforte (R-Mont.) introduced the bipartisan Tribal Medical Supplies Stockpile Access Act.

March 25, 2020 In The News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. —
New Mexico lawmakers said they want to make sure the historic stimulus deal is beneficial to New Mexicans.

Early Wednesday morning, Senate leaders and the White House struck a deal worth over $2 trillion. This is the third COVID-19 deal passed.

March 25, 2020 In The News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— U.S. senators have reached a bipartisan agreement to help people and businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The final bill still needs to get approved by the House and White House. 

If approved, the massive spending plan will allocate funds for most Americans, small businesses, corporations and local government.

March 24, 2020 In The News

UPDATE:
Following publication of this story on Tuesday evening, the Navajo Nation reported another rise in positive COVID-19 cases on the reservation, the largest in the U.S. The total number of tribal citizens who have contracted the coronavirus has reached 49, President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer said.

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March 24, 2020 In The News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— Senate Democrats shot down a $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus deal Sunday that would have sent checks to most Americans. New Mexico Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich said the plan didn’t do enough to help small businesses or people who are already unemployed.

March 23, 2020 In The News

Let's Talk New Mexico 3/24, 8a: Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham went live before tens of thousands of New Mexicans on Monday afternoon with a new public health order in response to the coronavirus outbreak: close all "non-essential businesses," limit public outings to groups of five, and stay at home as much as possible.

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March 21, 2020 In The News
Joins Diverse Group of Lawmakers in Call for Corporate Accountability Guardrails in Economic Relief Package
 
 
March 21, 2020 In The News

New Mexico Sen. Martin Heinrich is backing legislation that would require the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to provide benefits for veterans suffering from four diseases associated with Agent Orange exposure.

March 20, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) and U.S. Representative Ayanna Pressley (D-MA-07) today led a group of 36 Senators and 87 Representatives in pressing the Trump Administration on reports that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is preparing mass deportations of Dreamers, young immigrants who grew up in the United States and know no other home.

March 20, 2020 In The News

Harjo Lauded as First Native American Poet Laureate

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