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June 1, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Monday, June 1st, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will discuss the legacy of racism and slavery during a press call led by Congresswoman Barbara Lee. The press call will focus on the introduction of Lee’s new legislation calling for the formation of a Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Commission to address the legacy of slavery and racism in the United States.

June 1, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congresswomen Sharice Davids (KS-03) and Deb Haaland (NM-01), the first two Native American women to serve in Congress, released the following statement in solidarity with the Black community:

May 28, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) took action to help New Mexico workers and small businesses by voting to pass a critical, bipartisan bill to deliver further relief.  Led by Congressman Dean Phillips of Minnesota, H.R.

May 28, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – As the country's death toll from the COVID-19 pandemic passed 100,000 on Wednesday, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) announced she is carrying a bipartisan House resolution with original co-sponsors Reps. Joe Wilson (SC-02) and Lisa Blunt Rochester (Del.-At-large District) calling for a national mourning for the lives taken by COVID-19.

May 27, 2020 Press Release
Albuquerque, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will host a telephone town hall with experts on Thursday, May 28th to update New Mexicans on housing, rental, and utility assistance and a safe, responsible reopening.
 
May 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.), vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, along with Senators Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), Deb Haaland (D-N.M.), Xochitl Torres Small (D-N.M.), Raúl M.

May 26, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 4 p.m. ET / 2 p.m. MT Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will join New York Times editor Monica Drake and Girls Who Code founder Reshma Saujani for a conversation entitled Women in the Public Spotlight

May 22, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – In a letter to the CDC and FEMA, Co-Chair of the Congressional Native American Caucus Deb Haaland (NM-01) and Chair of the House Natural Resources Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States Ruben Gallego (Ariz.-07) pressed for services and funds be delivered to Indian Country immediately.

May 21, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01), Vice Chair of the House Natural Resources Committee, released the following statement after the Bureau of Land Management made the announcement that they would extend the comment period on the management plan for oil and gas leases near Chaco Canyon.

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May 5, 2020 In The News

Federal regulators agreed to extend the public comment period for licensing a repository near Carlsbad for spent nuclear fuel amid the COVID-19 pandemic, to provide more leeway for those wishing to submit comments as many struggled with social distancing and public health orders brought on by the virus’ spread.

May 4, 2020 In The News

When the University of New Mexico announced March 19 that all spring semester classes would move online and all students should move out of the dorms, 21-year-old communications major Hannah John went home. But she couldn’t stay long.

May 3, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — The House Committee on Natural Resources on Friday sent a letter to the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Inspector General Mark Greeblatt to request an investigation of Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Tara Sweeney.

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April 30, 2020 In The News

Country music legend Billy Ray Cyrus, actress Piper Perabo and a member of the Black Eyed Peas will join Native American members of Congress and tribal government leaders for a town hall discussion of COVID-19’s disproportionate impact on Native communities.

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April 30, 2020 In The News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal land managers plan to hold a series of virtual meetings on a contested plan that will guide for at least the next decade oil and gas development around a national park and other areas in northwestern New Mexico that are revered by Native American tribes.

April 30, 2020 In The News

Democratic Reps. Joaquin Castro (Texas) and Deb Haaland (N.M.) led more than 30 of their colleagues in asking House leadership to broaden the definition of essential workers in the next relief package and guarantee them paid sick leave and affordable child care, among other benefits. 

April 29, 2020 In The News

IT TAKES TWO: Two separate coalitions of environmental groups sued the Trump administration on Wednesday, challenging a rollback of protections for the nation’s waterways.

April 29, 2020 In The News

The delay in disbursing the money "is unnecessary and works against the federal government’s trust responsibility," House Democrats told Treasury.

Tribal governments were supposed to get $8 billion in direct emergency relief from the CARES Act, the $2 trillion COVID-19 stimulus bill that became law on March 27.

More than a month later, they haven’t gotten any of it.

April 29, 2020 In The News

Send It! Participate in a pen pal program that is soliciting letters for seniors and adults with disabilities. Letters can be sent to:

ALTSD- The Create & Connect Campaign
8500 Menaul Blvd. NE, Suite B-350
Albuquerque, NM 87112

April 29, 2020 In The News

Longstanding environmental and economic inequalities in American society have been exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic, according to the US House Natural Resources committee which held a roundtable with members of Congress and expert witnesses in hopes of figuring how Congress should respond.

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