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June 26, 2019 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. –  Congresswoman Deb Haaland (N.M.-01) is inviting the community to a Coffee with Your Congresswoman event to discuss the work she’s doing in Congress on Saturday, June 29th at 10 a.m. Haaland will be giving an update and gathering input from constituents. State Representative Andrés Romero will also be on hand to address state and local government updates.

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June 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House passed Congresswoman Deb Haaland’s (N.M.-1) request for relief for communities affected by the humanitarian crisis at the border. Amidst reports of unsanitary and unsafe conditions in detention centers along the border, the bill also provides funding for the basic needs of children and families seeking asylum.

June 25, 2019 Press Release

 

WHAT:          Press Conference to announce the introduction of the Remove the Stain Act, a bill rescinding the Medals of Honor awarded for acts at the 1890 Wounded Knee Massacre 

June 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S.

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June 21, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján, Deb Haaland, and Xochitl Torres Small introduced legislation to ensure the Bureau of Reclamation has sufficient funding and time to implement its obligations under the 2010 Aamodt Litigation Settlement Act and the related water rights case that began in 1966.

June 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland announced her opposition to storing high-level nuclear waste in New Mexico in a letter to the U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Haaland’s letter comes after Holtec International submitted an application for a license to construct an interim high-level radioactive waste storage facility in Lea County, New Mexico.

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June 20, 2019 Press Release

Every year, an estimated $330 million of natural gas is wasted by the oil and gas industry on public and Tribal lands

 

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June 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Representative Earl Blumenauer (OR-03), founder and co-chair of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus, and Representative Deb Haaland, Co-Chair of the Congressional Native American Caucus and one of the first Native American women elected to Congress, today applauded the passage of an amendment to protect tribal cannabis programs they introduced as part of the Fisc

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June 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01), one of the first Native American women serving in Congress, released the following statement after it was announced that Joy Harjo will be the first Native American to become U.S. Poet Laureate:

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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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