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August 8, 2019 Press Release

Bill would reduce or offset one-third of emissions from the agriculture sector by 2025, sequester billions of metric tons of carbon in forests and wetlands



August 7, 2019 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland will travel to El Paso to stand in solidarity against bigotry and hate and demand common sense solutions to gun violence. The trip comes after an active shooter took 22 lives at a Walmart in an act of domestic terrorism fueled by white supremacy.


July 30, 2019 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – After a tour of a local business in the district, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (N.M.-01) will officially kick off the six-week district work period with the opening kick at a New Mexico United Game.


Haaland will then focus on behavioral health and hold her first of four town halls this month on Saturday.


July 29, 2019 Press Release

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. – This week, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) and U.S. House of Representatives Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) will lead a bipartisan congressional delegation on a tour of the Los Alamos National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories, and White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico.

July 29, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  With global recycling challenges impacting local communities, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (N.M.-01), and more than 40 Members of Congress sent letters to the Department of Commerce and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) urging them to take action to address the current recycling crisis being faced in response to China’s “National Sword” policy, which ba

July 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) introduced a bill to bolster efforts to address the missing and murdered indigenous women crisis with bipartisan support from Paul Cook (R-Calif.), Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.), Tom Cole (R-Okla.), and Sharice Davids (D-Kan.). The Justice for Native Survivors of Sexual Violence Act, H.R.

July 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – After a report from the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) was released, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (N.M.-01) called for the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) to address the gaps in behavioral health services at the VA Hospital in Albuquerque.

July 23, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – As a single mom who knows the struggles of raising a child, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (N.M.-01) is leading her colleagues on a bill aimed at supporting family friendly workplaces and incentivizing businesses to implement family friendly policies for their workers.

July 23, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Co-Chairs of the Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC), Congresswomen Jackie Speier (CA-14), Lois Frankel (FL-21), Brenda L.



In The News

April 24, 2019 In The News

Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) is leading an effort with Congresswoman Veronica Escobar (TX-16) and Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján (NM-03) calling  for a federal investigation into armed militia groups along the southwest border.  Here is a statement from the office of Rep. Haaland:

April 23, 2019 In The News

Nearly two decades after the first executive order on tribal consultation, the federal government is still struggling to meet their trust and treaty responsibilities, according to a new report.

April 20, 2019 In The News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — On Friday, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01), Miss Indian World, and Gathering of Nations announced a focus on missing and murdered indigenous women awareness at the nation’s largest powwow. The Miss Indian World Competition at Gathering of Nations will bring attention to missing and murdered indigenous women as a call to action.

April 18, 2019 In The News

It’s certainly not a matter of repeatedly using a cudgel to convince one’s opponents—or contrarians for that matter—of the climate emergency humanity is facing right now. When global climate change threatens our entire species, there has to be some effect on the denizens of The Duke City. Of course, you count on Weekly Alibi to get involved.

April 16, 2019 In The News

The University of New Mexico School of Law is hosting Congresswomen Xochitl Torres Small and Deb Haaland for events by the students, and for the students.

April 15, 2019 In The News

CHACO CULTURE NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK — Members of Congress visited Chaco Culture National Historical Park as the debate continues about oil and gas development near the park.

A U.S. House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources spent several days in New Mexico learning about the impacts of oil and gas production.

April 11, 2019 In The News

ALBUQUERQUE - Democratic U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland, one of the first Native American women elected to Congress, has announced she will not run for U.S. Senate.

Haaland tweeted Wednesday she will pass on a chance to seek the open U.S. Senate in New Mexico and instead will remain focused on her congressional seat, which represents Albuquerque.

April 10, 2019 In The News

Deb Haaland is passing on a Senate run.

April 9, 2019 In The News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - The fight to prevent oil and gas drilling at historic Chaco Canyon has reached Congress. 

Tuesday, members of New Mexico's congressional delegation reintroduced a measure to prevent future leasing or development on federally-owned land within 10 miles of the park. 

April 9, 2019 In The News

Members of New Mexico’s congressional delegation on Tuesday announced legislation preventing the sale of oil and gas leases on federally owned lands in a 10-mile radius surrounding Chaco Culture National Historical Park.