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May 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland, Vice Chair of the House Natural Resources Committee, released the following statement after the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) violated the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) when approving oil and gas permits near Chaco Culture National Historical Park.

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May 7, 2019 Press Release

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Now that all Congressional Art Competition submissions have been submitted, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) is opening up the Congressional Art Competition People’s Choice Awards on Facebook. The community is encouraged to support young artists by voting on their choices for best photo, painting, drawing, and mixed media.

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May 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C – As the country observes National Awareness Day for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) one of the first Native American women to serve in Congress, released a recap of the bills and amendments she has introduced to take a comprehensive approach to tackle the silent crisis of missing and murdered indigenous women.

May 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) fought for New Mexico’s economy during the member’s day hearing in the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. Haaland’s testimony included the following priorities:

May 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Amidst violent invasions of indigenous communities in Brazil, U.S. Representatives Deb Haaland (NM-01) and Hank Johnson (GA-04) sent a letter signed by 54 members of Congress calling on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to take action to prevent further human rights violations of indigenous and Afro-Brazilian communities.

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May 2, 2019 Press Release

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01)’s weekend in the district will focus on issues impacting child well-being and infrastructure needs in Southwest Albuquerque. 

May 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ahead of the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls, Congresswoman Deb Haaland, one of the first Native American women to serve in Congress published a national opinion piece as part of the Guardian’s series on the epidemic that’s plaguing Native American communities.

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May 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland, Vice Chair of the Natural Resources Committee, released the following statement after the U.S. House passed the Climate Action Now Act of 2019. The Climate Action Now Act, H.R.

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March 2, 2019 In The News

President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration to address security issues along the Mexican border has been called “unconstitutional,” “an abuse of power” and a “political ploy” by members of the New Mexico congressional delegation. And most members don’t believe there is a national emergency at all. New Mexico’s three U.S.

February 26, 2019 In The News

Almost 275,000 acres in New Mexico would be designated a wilderness area under a public lands package passed by the U.S. House on Tuesday night. Two of the wilderness areas designated by the National Resources Management Act are within the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument, while 10 areas are within the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument.

February 22, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland was awarded the William C. Velasquez Trailblazer award at the U.S. Hispanic Leadership Institute’s National Conference earlier this month. The conference was a series of forums, workshops and seminars on the theme, Defend Democracy: Aquí y Ahora, and designed for young people, according to a news release.

February 18, 2019 In The News

SANTA FE – U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland called climate change the “issue of our time” Monday as she addressed a joint session of the Legislature. In a 22-minute speech, she praised Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s decision to join a coalition of states committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and she slammed President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency on the Mexican border.

February 13, 2019 In The News

A panel of experts gave a briefing to a packed room of U.S. House of Representatives staffers Tuesday in hopes of bringing attention to the reproductive and maternal health concerns of Native people in the United States. In a session organized by Rep. Deb Haaland (D-NM) along with the Center for Reproductive Rights and the U.S.

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February 11, 2019 In The News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- New Mexico political leaders responded to President Trump's rally in El Paso and weighed in on the border wall debate.

February 1, 2019 In The News

SANTA FE – Some of New Mexico’s lawmakers recognized American Indian Day at the Capitol on Friday by highlighting Congresswoman Deb Haaland’s push to address the number of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls. The state Senate also honored Haaland for her role as one of the first Native American women to serve in Congress.

February 1, 2019 In The News

When President Donald Trump shrunk the Bears Ears National Monument in December 2017, Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) didn’t yet have a seat in Congress. But the issue was personal to her then—and it remains personal today. “It’s my ancestral homeland,” Haaland told Earther of the national monument located in southeastern Utah. “It’s a spiritual place. It’s an important place.”

January 26, 2019 In The News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - New Mexico Congresswoman Deb Haaland visited some of the local people and areas impacted by the shutdown.

Thousands of people have been affected across the state.

Saturday, Rep. Haaland made several stops speaking with contractors, people worried about their healthcare and more.

January 25, 2019 In The News

Washington (CNN) - Before she was in Congress, Rep. Deb Haaland was initially resistant to make her Native American heritage the hallmark of her campaign for a US House seat in New Mexico.

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