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July 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representatives Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) and John Curtis (R-Utah) introduced the Simplifying Outdoor Access for Recreation (SOAR) Act, a bill that would make outdoor recreation more accessible to everyone by streamlining the permitting process for outfitters, educational organizations, and community groups. 

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July 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.), joined by Reps.

July 19, 2019 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – This weekend, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will connect with students, local musicians and the immigrant community at events in the district. In addition, Haaland will continue her fight for an economy that works for everyone at the national Tax the Rich Bus Tour stop.

Friday, July 19, 2019  

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July 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. House Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), and U.S.

July 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) voted to give New Mexicans a raise with the Raise the Wage Act of 2019. The bill which would raise the federal minimum wage to $15 over five years and gradually eliminate the subminimum wage for tipped workers passes the U.S. House and now moves to the U.S. Senate for consideration. 

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July 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Tomorrow, the House Natural Resources Committee will hold a markup meeting at 8:00 a.m. MT / 10:00 a.m. ET to consider several bills including H.R. 2181, the Chaco Cultural Heritage Area Protection Act of 2019, which was introduced by the New Mexico Delegation to permanently protect Chaco Canyon.

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July 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), the U.S. House Assistant Speaker, Congresswoman Deb Haaland, and member of the U.S. House introduced legislation to expand compensation for individuals exposed to radiation while working in and living near uranium mines or downwind from nuclear weapon test sites. 

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July 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), the U.S. House Assistant Speaker, and Representatives Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) and Xochitl Torres Small (D-N.M.) called on Nexstar and AT&T/DIRECTTV to restore access to critical news programs in New Mexico as the two companies continue negotiations.

July 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland’s (NM-01) priorities that bolster New Mexico jobs, military housing protections, contamination clean up, and military resilience in the face of climate threats cleared the U.S. House of Representatives as part of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2019 (NDAA).

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July 12, 2019 Press Release

Fight back against Trump administration threats to veto defense bill over PFAS provisions

 

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April 9, 2019 In The News

Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) marked her first 100 days in office with a House Floor speech highlighting significant legislative accomplishments.

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April 9, 2019 In The News

Rep. Deb Haaland (NM-01) and Rep. Sharice Davids (KS-03), the first two Native American Women elected to the US House, speak at the 2019 We Are EMILY gala.

 

April 8, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON (KRQE) - A New Mexico congresswoman pressed the Air Force Secretary over the jet fuel leak at Kirtland. 

During a recent House Armed Services Committee meeting, Rep. Deb Haaland asked Secretary Heather Wilson about the long cleanup process. The leak of millions of gallons of fuel into the soil was first discovered in 1999. 

April 7, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — Immediately after the U.S. House passed the Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization, Congresswoman Deb Haaland, Vice Chair of the Democratic Women’s Women’s Caucus, celebrated its passage joining women congressional leaders at a press conference.

Haaland’s remarks as prepared for delivery are below:

April 7, 2019 In The News

Congress voted to pass Violence Against Women Act; Legislative path ahead is complicated by sharp divisions over human rights, gun provisions

April 1, 2019 In The News

‘We’ve made the most of every single minute of every single day,’ she says

Deb Haaland hasn’t been in Washington long.

March 31, 2019 In The News

Leaders in Middle Eastern countries appreciate the work U.S. troops are doing in the region, U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland was told during a recent tour.

The New Mexico Democrat met with King Abdullah of Jordan, the prime minister of Jordan and the prime minister of Iraq two weeks ago during a visit to Jordan, Kuwait and Iraq as a member of the House Armed Forces Committee.

March 29, 2019 In The News

Rep. Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) urged indigenous women to advocate for the issues affecting their communities in political dialogue Tuesday.

The experiences of indigenous women give them a greater capacity to respect cultural pluralism and multilingualism, according to Haaland, one of the first two Native American women to serve in the U.S. Congress.

March 29, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON     On Thursday, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (D-NM), Co-Chair of the Native American Caucus, introduced a bill to break cycles of poverty in Indian Country through smart economic development with bipartisan support from Native American Caucus Co-Chair Tom Cole (R-OK) and Representatives Norma Torres (D-CA) and Don Young (R-AK).

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