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July 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. House Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), and U.S.

July 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) voted to give New Mexicans a raise with the Raise the Wage Act of 2019. The bill which would raise the federal minimum wage to $15 over five years and gradually eliminate the subminimum wage for tipped workers passes the U.S. House and now moves to the U.S. Senate for consideration. 

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July 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Tomorrow, the House Natural Resources Committee will hold a markup meeting at 8:00 a.m. MT / 10:00 a.m. ET to consider several bills including H.R. 2181, the Chaco Cultural Heritage Area Protection Act of 2019, which was introduced by the New Mexico Delegation to permanently protect Chaco Canyon.

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July 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), the U.S. House Assistant Speaker, Congresswoman Deb Haaland, and member of the U.S. House introduced legislation to expand compensation for individuals exposed to radiation while working in and living near uranium mines or downwind from nuclear weapon test sites. 

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July 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), the U.S. House Assistant Speaker, and Representatives Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) and Xochitl Torres Small (D-N.M.) called on Nexstar and AT&T/DIRECTTV to restore access to critical news programs in New Mexico as the two companies continue negotiations.

July 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland’s (NM-01) priorities that bolster New Mexico jobs, military housing protections, contamination clean up, and military resilience in the face of climate threats cleared the U.S. House of Representatives as part of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2019 (NDAA).

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July 12, 2019 Press Release

Fight back against Trump administration threats to veto defense bill over PFAS provisions

 

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July 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland called for a climate change an emergency declaration signing on to the Democratic resolution that acknowledges climate change as an existential emergency. The Climate Emergency Resolution, introduced by U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders and U.S.

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July 4, 2019 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – As the country celebrates Independence Day, Congresswoman Deb Haaland continued her support for America’s veterans, announcing that the newest member of her team will be Wounded Warrior Fellow Josh Jones. Jones is the second veteran to serve on Haaland’s team, after Greg Seeley, both are combat veterans of the wars in the Middle East.

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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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