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June 4, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – This week, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) is ringing the alarm about human rights violations in Brazil. Haaland led a letter signed by 18 of her fellow progressive members of the U.S. House to Brazil’s Congressional President Rodrigo Maia in an effort to protect sacred lands from corporate land grabs.

June 4, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) and Vice Chair Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) wrote to Interior Secretary David Bernhardt today pushing for an explanation of why U.S.

June 4, 2020 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK— Yesterday, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), along with Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) and Congressman Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) held a conference call with FEMA leadership to discuss the significant delay tribal communities have experienced receiving COVID-19 resources and PPE from the federal government during this global pandemic.

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June 3, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will host a virtual social justice roundtable with local black community leaders to discuss legislative solutions that will address institutional racism in the United States.

June 2, 2020 Press Release

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Now that all Congressional Art Competition submissions have been submitted, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) is launching the Congressional Art Competition People’s Choice Awards on Facebook. The community is encouraged to support young artists by voting on their choices from now until 5 p.m. MT on June 5th.

June 2, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M.- Today, Tuesday, June 2, Rep. Deb Haaland (D-N.M.), chair of the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands and vice chair of the full House Natural Resources Committee, will lead a forum on the risks of prematurely opening national parks to the public without adequate input from affected local communities and without proper safeguards in place.

June 2, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (D-NM) joined Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) introducing a resolution highlighting the need for nondiscriminatory blood donation guidelines, which has become even more urgent in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

June 1, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland co-led the introduction of a bill that will establish a Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation (TRHT) Commission to examine the effects of slavery and racism against people of color, on American history, and its impact on laws and policies we have today.

June 1, 2020 Press Release

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

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In The News

May 14, 2020 In The News

Congresswoman Deb Haaland Picks Favorite For Open House Seat - Associated Press

A progressive voice in New Mexico's congressional delegation is endorsing attorney Teresa Leger Fernandez in a crowded Democratic primary for the state's 3rd Congressional District seat. 

Leger Fernandez was endorsed Wednesday by Albuquerque-based U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland. 

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May 13, 2020 In The News

The Trump administration is pushing ahead with plans for oil and gas drilling in New Mexico by holding “virtual” public meetings – despite many of the tribal communities that the decisions could affect having no access to the internet and facing serious threat from the coronavirus.

May 12, 2020 In The News

As tribal nations continue to fight for the $8 billion coronavirus relief fund promised to them more than a month ago, Democrats in Congress are making good on pledges to provide more resources to the first Americans.

May 12, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — In a letter released Monday, U.S. Representatives Deb Haaland (D- NM, 1st District) and Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ (3rd District) asked for the release of American indigenous rights activist Leonard Peltier from federal prison.  

May 10, 2020 In The News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The COVID-19 pandemic has not stopped the work of a federal panel trying to tackle a different crisis plaguing Indian Country.

May 8, 2020 In The News

Let's discuss #COVID19 - with special guests Senator Byron Drogan (ret.) and Rep. Deb Haaland.

Shé:kon and Thanks for joining Native Trailblazers! The Native Show with over a million listeners worldwide! 

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May 7, 2020 In The News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The federal government has approved $2 trillion for stimulus checks, small business loans and financial aid for hospitals, but New Mexico Congresswoman Deb Haaland said more needs to be done for essential workers.

May 5, 2020 In The News

Native tribes will start receiving billions of dollars in COVID-19 relief promised in March, the Treasury Department says.

May 5, 2020 In The News

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