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October 23, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – This week, Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) and Congresswoman Deb Haaland’s (NM-01) THRIVE resolution received its 100th congressional cosponsor. With this most recent addition of support, the THRIVE resolution demonstrates broad support for a coronavirus recovery agenda that centers around jobs, justice, and climate. 

October 22, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Yesterday afternoon, U.S. Representatives Deb Haaland (D-NM), Don Young (R-AK), Tom Cole (R-OK), and Ruben Gallego’s (D-AZ)  PROGRESS for Indian Tribes Act was signed into law. The new law will enhance the ability of tribes to enter into, and carry out, compacting agreements.

October 22, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday afternoon, a bill introduced by Congresswoman Deb Haaland (D-NM) to break cycles of poverty in Indian Country, was signed into law. The bill received bipartisan support from Congressional Native American Caucus Co-Chair Tom Cole (R-OK), Representatives Norma Torres (D-CA), and Don Young (R-AK). The Senate comp

October 21, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland announced she is an original cosponsor on the Energy Resilient Communities Act, a bill introduced by Congresswomen Nanette Diaz Barragán (Calif.-44) and Yvette D.

October 20, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) delivered a health care update at virtual town hall hosted by the American Diabetes Association, an organization dedicated to preventing and curing diabetes, as well as improving the lives of all people affected by diabetes.

October 20, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. - For the last four years, communities of color in America have been the recipients of some of the most repressive policies implemented by the Trump Administration. Under President Trump, marginalized communities have lost a lot and there is no question that our collective communities – and the country – are worse off now than they were before President Trump

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In The News

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.

April 27, 2020 In The News

FALLON — On any given day, the remote desert valleys of central Northern Nevada can feel like the most peaceful places on earth.
Until the noise from the jets arrives.

Sometimes the disruption is nothing more than a low rumble beyond a distant horizon that quickly fades back to silence.

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