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May 6, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) and Democratic members of the U.S. House representing the western region demanded resources for essential workers and condemned Senate Republican efforts to hold funding for local, state, and tribal governments hostage.
 

May 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), along with U.S.

May 6, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. — Representative Deb Haaland (NM-01) along with Representatives Joe Neguse (Colo.-02), Steven Horsford (Nev.-04), Susie Lee (Nev.-03), and Greg Stanton (Ariz.-09) will host a press call for regional reporters today, Wednesday, May 6, at 9:00 am MT to discuss the need for local government fundi

May 5, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, U.S. Representatives Deb Haaland (NM-01), Co Chair of the Congressional Native American Caucus and Ruben Gallego, Chairman of the Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the U.S. released the following tweets on the Department of Treasury’s announcement to release a portion of the $8 billion included for sovereign tribal governments in the CARES Act.

May 5, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) and Xochitl Torres Small (D-N.M.) announced that the U.S.

May 5, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, Congresswomen Deb Haaland (NM-01) and Sharice Davids (Kans.-03) called Congress’ attention to the missing and murdered indigenous women and girls crisis with a U.S. House resolution. The U.S.

May 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and U.S.

May 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano (D- Calif.), Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Ranking Member Jon Tester (D-Mont.), Rep. Mike Levin (D-Calif.), Chair of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity, and Rep.

May 1, 2020 Press Release
Washington, DC – On Monday, May 4th, the Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) led by Co-Chairs Lois Frankel (FL-21), Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), and Jackie Speier (CA-14) and Vice Chairs Veronica Escobar (TX-16) and Deb Haaland (NM-01) will host a virtual meeting on the disparate impacts of COVID-19 on women and families. 
 
May 1, 2020 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – The House Natural Resources Committee is hosting a livestreamed roundtable on Tuesday, May 5, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern time on the Trump administration’s push to deregulate the fossil fuel industry and other heavy polluters during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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April 10, 2020 In The News

SAN FELIPE PUEBLO — Three pueblos in New Mexico have become COVID-19 pandemic hotspots in Indian Country this week. 

On Thursday, Pueblo of San Felipe Governor Anthony Ortiz described the situation on his pueblo as “dire within our community with positive COVID-19 cases” which are rising daily. As of yesterday, Ortiz said there were 54 positive cases on the Pueblo.

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April 10, 2020 In The News

Lt. Gov. Howie Morales joined 18 other Lieutenant Governors from around the country in asking the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to stop its three-month ban on gay, bisexual, queer and transgender men to donate blood.

April 10, 2020 In The News

Over the last several weeks, the Democratic Party of New Mexico has heard from countless New Mexicans who want to know what they can do to support their communities during the coronavirus outbreak.

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April 10, 2020 In The News

Easter weekend is likely to look a lot different in Indian Country this year, with many tribes holding steady on curfews, travel restrictions and stay-at-home orders.

People are forgoing in-person religious services for on-screen ones and swapping out family gatherings for backyard egg hunts.

April 10, 2020 In The News

CHAPARRAL, New Mexico -- Members of New Mexico's congressional delegation called Friday for the acting head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to review the circumstances surrounding two coronavirus cases at the agency's facility in Chaparral.

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April 9, 2020 In The News

Episode 39 is focused on migrants, asylum-seekers and refugees in our communities, and on Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention centers, which are often overcrowded around the United States and are criticized for bad medical care. ICE announced it will review cases one-by-one and release vulnerable people.

April 9, 2020 In The News

Reports are emerging of people held in crowded ICE detention facilities around the country testing positive for the coronavirus. In New Mexico, a man who'd left the Otero County Processing Center told KVIA-TV this week that a young boy inside had contracted COVID-19, a report that was later confirmed by ICE officials.

April 9, 2020 In The News

Episode 39 is focused on migrants, asylum-seekers and refugees in our communities, and on Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention centers, which are often overcrowded around the United States and are criticized for bad medical care. ICE announced it will review cases one-by-one and release vulnerable people.

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April 8, 2020 In The News

Eleven members of the US Congress have issued a statement responding to reports that Blue and White chairman Benny Gantz has agreed to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition negotiation demand that the government move forward with West Bank annexation plans in the coming months.

April 6, 2020 In The News

On Dec. 29, 1890, the U.S. Army’s 7th Cavalry opened fire on hundreds of Native Americans in one of most shameful and bloody acts of violence against indigenous people in American history.

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