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May 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After historic snowstorms and flooding in local Navajo communities that occurred in February, U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), along with U.S. Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján, and U.S.

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May 21, 2019 Press Release

San Francisco, C.A. – This weekend, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) was awarded the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) Vanguard Award. The Vanguard Award is given to an outstanding ally who uses their platform to further LGBTQ+ equality.

May 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04), Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01), and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) introduced, H.R. 2751, the Mamas First Act, which would expand access to doulas and midwives for millions of women who use Medicaid for their health care needs.

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May 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, Congresswoman Haaland (NM-01) voted to pass H.R. 987, the Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act, a bill that addresses two major concerns New Mexicans face every day – lowering prescription drug prices and defending vital protections for people with pre-existing conditions. 

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May 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representatives Deb Haaland (NM-01) and Mike Gallagher (WI-08) introduced a bipartisan bill to support Native American and Alaska Indian veterans. The VA Tribal Advisory Committee Act of 2019 would improve VA outreach, health care, and benefits for Native American veterans through the establishment of a VA Advisory Committee on Tribal and Indian Affairs.

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May 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) pressed President Trump’s Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt on the lack of tribal consultation by his department.

May 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, a profile in the Guardian was published highlighting Congresswoman Deb Haaland’s (NM-01) mission to protect public lands and fight climate change. Full text of the piece is below.

May 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After reports that U.S. Border Patrol has in recent weeks released over 4,000 migrants applying for asylum in the United States in Las Cruces, U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) today sent a letter with U.S.

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May 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Norma J. Torres (D-CA), Dan Newhouse (R-WA), and Deb Haaland (D-NM) reintroduced Savanna’s Act, a bill named in honor of Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind, a 22-year old pregnant member of the Spirit Lake Tribe who was tragically murdered in August 2017.

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March 29, 2019 In The News

Rep. Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) urged indigenous women to advocate for the issues affecting their communities in political dialogue Tuesday.

The experiences of indigenous women give them a greater capacity to respect cultural pluralism and multilingualism, according to Haaland, one of the first two Native American women to serve in the U.S. Congress.

March 29, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON     On Thursday, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (D-NM), Co-Chair of the Native American Caucus, introduced a bill to break cycles of poverty in Indian Country through smart economic development with bipartisan support from Native American Caucus Co-Chair Tom Cole (R-OK) and Representatives Norma Torres (D-CA) and Don Young (R-AK).

March 28, 2019 In The News

"First, equality applied to rich, land-owning, white, Protestant men,” said Joe Kennedy III, the Democratic Congressman representing Massachusetts, last month. He sat in an overstuffed armchair in his office, where a framed picture of his grandfather, Robert, hung over the door, as he outlined the progress—and failings—of America’s foundational principles since their inception.

March 28, 2019 In The News

"First, equality applied to rich, land-owning, white, Protestant men,” said Joe Kennedy III, the Democratic Congressman representing Massachusetts, last month. He sat in an overstuffed armchair in his office, where a framed picture of his grandfather, Robert, hung over the door, as he outlined the progress—and failings—of America’s foundational principles since their inception.

March 28, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON    Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01), Vice Chair of the House Committee on Natural Resources, probed Trump Administration official Scott Cameron, the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Policy, Management, and Budget over the lack of Tribal consultation for the shrinking of the Bears Ears National Monument.

March 28, 2019 In The News

There are open U.S. Senate seats in Kansas, New Mexico #NativeVote20

Could Deb Haaland or Sharice Davids make history again?

March 26, 2019 In The News

A hearing on Capitol Hill Wednesday became a veritable tale of two cities as transgender troops testified about their commitment to military service while Trump administration officials sought to explain why they would seek to deny them from enlisting in the armed forces (while at the same denying their proposed policy was a ban).

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March 25, 2019 In The News

Artist Jaime Black Says The REDress Project Is An Expression Of Her Grief For Thousands Of Native Victims

March 25, 2019 In The News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) traveled to the Middle East this week as part of a House Armed Services Committee (HASC) Congressional delegation (CODEL).

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