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June 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed an amendment authored by Representative Grijalva and co-sponsored by Representative Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) that provides tribal governments with more funding to evaluate and develop renewable energy resources on tribal lands.

June 14, 2019 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – On Saturday, June 15, 2019 Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will host a roundtable aimed at tackling New Mexico’s Healthcare challenges in the district.

June 14, 2019 Press Release

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) released the following statement after NBC Universal, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham and Mayor Tim Keller announced a new studio in her district in Albuquerque:

June 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representative Deb Haaland wrote to Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan urging the U.S.

June 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After a 21-hour, U.S. House Armed Services Committee markup to address the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) secured provisions that bolster New Mexico jobs, military housing protections, contamination clean up, and military resilience in the face of climate threats.

June 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will fight for New Mexico jobs and sustainability during the House Armed Services Committee’s National Defense Authorization Act (H.R.

June 10, 2019 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Throughout June, Congresswoman Deb Haaland’s team will hold Mobile Office Hours across the district to assist residents experiencing difficulties with federal agencies, including with their veterans benefits, Social Security, Medicare, passports or visas.

June 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján, Deb Haaland, and Xochitl Torres Small announced that the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration has awarded $13,810,189 in federal funding for construction and maintenance projects at 16 New Mexico airports.

June 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (D-N.M.), David Cicilline (D-R.I.) and Tom Malinowski (D-N.J.) and all Co-Chairs of the Congressional Equality Caucus are leading a letter demanding the Trump Administration halt its discriminatory interpretation of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).


In The News

January 23, 2019 In The News

Rep. Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) said a transgender flag is “proudly” on display outside of her office this week after the Supreme Court allowed the Trump administration to temporarily enforce restrictions on transgender people who serve in the military. “The trans flag is displayed proudly outside my office door today,” the freshman lawmaker said in a tweet on Tuesday night.

January 18, 2019 In The News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland, one of the first Native American women elected to Congress, is taking a closer look at why too many Native American women have gone missing. Haaland said ending the crisis is one of her top priorities. “It's devastating.

January 16, 2019 In The News

In an original documentary, the Washington Post goes behind the scenes with two newly-elected women as they take their place in the 116th Congress: Deb Haaland, one of the first two native American women to serve in Congress, and Ayanna Pressley, the first African American woman to represent Massachusetts.

January 14, 2019 In The News

Just over a century ago, Jeannette Rankin of Montana won a seat in the House of Representatives, becoming the first woman ever elected to federal office. In 1917, 128 years after the first United States Congress convened, she was sworn into its 65th session.

January 3, 2019 In The News
An article about the 116th United States Congress.
January 2, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep.-elect Deb Haaland has announced staff hires for her team, which will begin work Thursday.

Haaland made history in the 2018 midterm when she was elected as one of the first Native American women to serve in Congress. She will take the oath of officeThursday, the first day of the 116th Congress.