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May 13, 2019 Press Release

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – At a reception held in honor of the artists this weekend, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) announced the winners of the Congressional Art Competition. At the reception she announced the overall winner, whose art will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for a year, and the winners of the People’s Choice Congressional Art Competition held on Facebook.

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May 10, 2019 Press Release

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – This weekend, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will celebrate Small Business Week, New Mexico graduates, Letter Carriers, and creative students.

May 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) released the following statement after Virgin Galactic announced it will relocate to Truth or Consequences, New Mexico;

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May 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ahead of Mother’s Day, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) highlighted the trauma of family separation policies on the House Floor. Specifically, she mentioned the hundreds of children who will not be with their mothers on Mother’s Day because of the harmful Trump Administration policy.

May 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Vice Chair of the House Natural Resources Committee Deb Haaland and Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján introduced the Buffalo Tract Protection Act to address the local Sandoval County community’s concerns about the negative impacts of a proposed gravel mine in the area.

May 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), Assistant Speaker of the House, and Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) joined Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Representative Elijah E.

May 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As communities across New Mexico prepare for the summer fire season, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01), Chair of the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands will hold an oversight hearing on wildfire resilience tomorrow - Thursday, May 9 - at 8:00 a.m. MT / 10:00 a.m. ET.

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March 19, 2019 In The News
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs and U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján, along with U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich and U.S. Reps.
March 18, 2019 In The News

Deb Haaland is an enrolled member of the Laguna Pueblo people and a Democrat representing New Mexico’s 1st District in the House of Representatives. Joênia Wapichana is a member of the Wapichana indigenous people from the northern Brazilian Amazon and represents Roraima in Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies.

March 14, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON (KRQE) - Rep. Deb Haaland addressed Congress Thursday morning on the epidemic of missing and murdered indigenous women.

On reservations, American Indian women have murder rates 10 times the national average. Due to a lack of coordination between federal, state, and tribal governments, there are dozens of unreported and unsolved murders on tribal lands every year.

March 14, 2019 In The News

Rep. Deb Haaland got emotional while questioning a witness at a hearing on missing and murdered indigenous women Thursday. Choking back tears, Haaland asked North Dakota state Rep. Ruth Buffalo about a garment she presented during her testimony that was handmade to represent members of indigenous groups who were missing or murdered.

March 10, 2019 In The News

In this week’s Sunday Spotlight, NBC’s Harry Smith sits down with New Mexico Rep. Deb Haaland, one of two Native Americans sworn into congress for the first time this past election cycle.

March 8, 2019 In The News

International Women's Day marks a moment to pause and reflect on just how far women and girls around the world have come in the fight for equality—and how far we still have to go in the bid for equality for all. To mark International Women's Day, Newsweek asked a selection of women in U.S.

March 8, 2019 In The News

A panel of politicians and political scientists spoke at the Jack Morton Auditorium Wednesday about the importance of youth political engagement.

March 7, 2019 In The News

Rep. Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) became the first Native American woman to sit in the House Speaker's chair as she presided over a floor debate on a voting rights and campaign finance bill.

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March 4, 2019 In The News

ARLINGTON, Virginia -- Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) might be new to Congress but she's familiar to the United South and Eastern Tribes. Haaland first spoke to USET as a candidate for New Mexico's 1st Congressional District seat. She's since made history as one of the first two Native women to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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