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May 20, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) filed a bicameral, bipartisan amicus brief against unprecedented action to remove Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe’s land from tribal trust status. The brief, signed by 25members of Congress, was filed in Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe v.

May 19, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) released the following statement after Raytheon announced the closure of its Albuquerque facility by the end of 2020:

May 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) along with U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) and Xochitl Torres Small (D-N.M.) announced that the U.S.

May 15, 2020 Press Release
Albuquerque, N.M. –  Tonight, Congresswoman Deb Haaland NM-01) announced that the new relief bill passed by the House of Representatives will provide $250 billion in stabilization funds for local communities, cities and towns and $20 billion for Tribes. Of that total amount, New Mexico is estimated to receive $669,240,000.
May 14, 2020 Press Release

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

May 13, 2020 Press Release
Albuquerque, N.M. — Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) and Democratic leaders of color are warning that the COVID-19 pandemic risks disproportionately undercounting historically underserved communities. In the letter to Census Bureau Director Dr. Steven Dillingham, the Tri-Caucus Chairs and Rep.
May 12, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Lujan (D-N.M.), Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) and Xochitl Torres Small (D-N.M.) announced the U.S.

May 12, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, May 12, 2020 at 2 p.m. ET / 12 p.m. MT, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will discuss state, local, and tribal government support during the coronavirus pandemic on a NowThis special series entitled, The Briefing. The panel discussion will also include St.

May 12, 2020 Press Release

SANTA FE, NM – Construction has begun on 35,000 acres of state trust land for the La Joya Wind Farm in Torrance County, located about 10 miles west of the Village of Encino. The project includes a mix of private land and state trust land, the latter was awarded to Avangrid Renewables by Commissioner Stephanie Garcia Richard through an open bid process in September of 2019.


In The News

January 14, 2019 In The News

Just over a century ago, Jeannette Rankin of Montana won a seat in the House of Representatives, becoming the first woman ever elected to federal office. In 1917, 128 years after the first United States Congress convened, she was sworn into its 65th session.

January 3, 2019 In The News
An article about the 116th United States Congress.
January 2, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep.-elect Deb Haaland has announced staff hires for her team, which will begin work Thursday.

Haaland made history in the 2018 midterm when she was elected as one of the first Native American women to serve in Congress. She will take the oath of officeThursday, the first day of the 116th Congress.