WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), along with U.S.
Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) praised the inclusion of expanded lending options for small businesses in the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act that passed yesterday. After Haaland heard from New Mexico credit unions that there were restrictions in place that limi
Washington, D.C. – After Co-Chairs of the Congressional Native American Caucus Deb Haaland (NM-01) and Tom Cole (Okla.-04) called for clarity on CARES Act Funding for Tribal eligibility, the Small Business Administration (SBA) announced that all tribal entities are eligible for the Paycheck Protection Program.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) is leading a call for immediate relief for state Medicaid programs to increase health care access. With the coronavirus pandemic sweeping through the country, more residents qualify for Medicaid increasing the financial burden for state governments. In a letter to U.S.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) released a video statement ahead of the U.S. House of Representatives vote on the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act.
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Toypurina, Sacheen Littlefeather and Congresswoman Deb Haaland are just a few of the powerful Native women who fought to defend their communities.
WASHINGTON – When Pam Smith found out that her niece had been radio silent for hours, she started to worry. She called family, friends and finally local law enforcement in hopes of hearing good news, or any news at all.
Officials are urging the US government to distribute designated funding amid the pandemic, but it’s blocked by red tape.
Indigenous women have gone missing or been murdered at an alarming rate across the United States. Only about 11 percent of students out of the 253 surveyed in the February/March Survey felt informed about the status of missing Native American women in the U.S., yet this issue seems to be the beginning of an epidemic.
After the sun went down over Fallon on a peaceful Thursday evening, Donna Cossette sat on a black couch and leaned over a coffee table scattered with redbud. Cossette, a former chairman of the Fallon Paiute Shoshone Tribe, was planning to use the materials to make a cradleboard.
U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland, D-N.M., introduced a Farmer’s Bill of Rights resolution Thursday that seeks to protect the rights of independent farmers, ranchers and traditional agricultural communities.
Thousands of people turned out at Civic Plaza on Sunday for Women Rising.
The annual rally and march promoted women’s rights and drew attention to issues women face today.
Elizabeth Berrey, with New Mexico Old Lesbians Organizing for Change, used her outfit to make a statement, wearing items women wore 100 years ago as part of the women's suffrage movement.
ALBUQUERQUE – The smells of burning sage, buffalo grass and palo santo greeted thousands of women as they gathered Sunday afternoon at Albuquerque’s Civic Plaza for the fourth annual New Mexico Women’s March. Any number of languages could be heard as one moved through the crowd — English, Spanish, Hebrew, Arabic and those from countless indigenous tribes.
To prevent millions of federal dollars from getting lost in translation, the New Mexico state and local governments, and nonprofits are aiming to knock down 2020 census barriers for residents who speak languages other than English.
WASHINGTON, D.C -- After an end-of-year push in which Indian Country's legislative agenda drew widespread attention thanks to one of President Donald Trump's tweets, more pro-tribal bills are being teed up for action in the U.S. House of Representatives.