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May 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Co-Chair of the Congressional Native American Caucus Deb Haaland (NM-01), Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján (NM-03), and Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (AZ-03) introduced legislation that would increase access to nutritious meals for Native American kids by giving Tribes the authority to directly provide Child Nutrition Programs.

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May 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) introduced a historic bill to increase focus on addressing the silent crisis of missing and murdered indigenous women. The Not Invisible Act of 2019, H.R.

April 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) released the following statement after New Mexico Land Commissioner Stephanie Garcia Richard signed an executive order placing a moratorium on new oil and gas development on state trust land in a buffer zone around Chaco Canyon.

April 30, 2019 Press Release

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland is reminding students who are interested in entering the Congressional Art Competition that the deadline to submit their art piece is this Friday, May 3rd.

“Our district is full of creative talent that fuels a robust creative economy,” said Congresswoman Haaland. “I’m excited to see the pieces that our students submit.”

April 29, 2019 Press Release

Carlisle, Penn. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, traveled to the U.S. Army War College to address the Opening Ceremony of the Jim Thorpe Sports Days and raise awareness of the historical trauma caused by assimilation boarding schools.

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April 26, 2019 Press Release

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Tomorrow, Saturday, April 27th, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will highlight SNAP benefits at the Downtown Growers’ Market and attend Gathering of Nations to bring attention to the crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women.

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April 26, 2019 Press Release

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) released the following statement after hearing of the passing of Former Interior Secretary and N.M. Congressman Manuel Lujan, Jr.:

April 25, 2019 Press Release

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) announced more than $100,000 in federal funding for an Albuquerque community service group public safety programming. AmeriCorps Vista was awarded $113,275 from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency that leads service, volunteering, and grant-making efforts in the United States.

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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.

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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.

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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.
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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.

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