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June 27, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Vice Chairs of the Congressional Equality Caucus Deb Haaland (NM-01) and Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) and U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (Wis.) are honoring the Stonewall Uprising ahead of the historic 50th anniversary by leading a resolution recognizing its significance.

June 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich, and U.S.

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June 27, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) released the following statement after the Supreme Court postponed the adding of a citizenship question in the 2020 Census until such a time that the Department of Commerce is able to provide a proper justification.

June 26, 2019 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. –  Congresswoman Deb Haaland (N.M.-01) is inviting the community to a Coffee with Your Congresswoman event to discuss the work she’s doing in Congress on Saturday, June 29th at 10 a.m. Haaland will be giving an update and gathering input from constituents. State Representative Andrés Romero will also be on hand to address state and local government updates.

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June 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House passed Congresswoman Deb Haaland’s (N.M.-1) request for relief for communities affected by the humanitarian crisis at the border. Amidst reports of unsanitary and unsafe conditions in detention centers along the border, the bill also provides funding for the basic needs of children and families seeking asylum.

June 25, 2019 Press Release

 

WHAT:          Press Conference to announce the introduction of the Remove the Stain Act, a bill rescinding the Medals of Honor awarded for acts at the 1890 Wounded Knee Massacre 

June 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S.

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June 21, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján, Deb Haaland, and Xochitl Torres Small introduced legislation to ensure the Bureau of Reclamation has sufficient funding and time to implement its obligations under the 2010 Aamodt Litigation Settlement Act and the related water rights case that began in 1966.

June 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland announced her opposition to storing high-level nuclear waste in New Mexico in a letter to the U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Haaland’s letter comes after Holtec International submitted an application for a license to construct an interim high-level radioactive waste storage facility in Lea County, New Mexico.

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March 14, 2019 In The News

Rep. Deb Haaland got emotional while questioning a witness at a hearing on missing and murdered indigenous women Thursday. Choking back tears, Haaland asked North Dakota state Rep. Ruth Buffalo about a garment she presented during her testimony that was handmade to represent members of indigenous groups who were missing or murdered.

March 14, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON (KRQE) - Rep. Deb Haaland addressed Congress Thursday morning on the epidemic of missing and murdered indigenous women.

On reservations, American Indian women have murder rates 10 times the national average. Due to a lack of coordination between federal, state, and tribal governments, there are dozens of unreported and unsolved murders on tribal lands every year.

March 10, 2019 In The News

In this week’s Sunday Spotlight, NBC’s Harry Smith sits down with New Mexico Rep. Deb Haaland, one of two Native Americans sworn into congress for the first time this past election cycle.

March 8, 2019 In The News

A panel of politicians and political scientists spoke at the Jack Morton Auditorium Wednesday about the importance of youth political engagement.

March 8, 2019 In The News

International Women's Day marks a moment to pause and reflect on just how far women and girls around the world have come in the fight for equality—and how far we still have to go in the bid for equality for all. To mark International Women's Day, Newsweek asked a selection of women in U.S.

March 7, 2019 In The News

Rep. Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) became the first Native American woman to sit in the House Speaker's chair as she presided over a floor debate on a voting rights and campaign finance bill.

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March 4, 2019 In The News

ARLINGTON, Virginia -- Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) might be new to Congress but she's familiar to the United South and Eastern Tribes. Haaland first spoke to USET as a candidate for New Mexico's 1st Congressional District seat. She's since made history as one of the first two Native women to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives.

March 2, 2019 In The News

President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration to address security issues along the Mexican border has been called “unconstitutional,” “an abuse of power” and a “political ploy” by members of the New Mexico congressional delegation. And most members don’t believe there is a national emergency at all. New Mexico’s three U.S.

February 26, 2019 In The News

Almost 275,000 acres in New Mexico would be designated a wilderness area under a public lands package passed by the U.S. House on Tuesday night. Two of the wilderness areas designated by the National Resources Management Act are within the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument, while 10 areas are within the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument.

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