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October 10, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. - Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) released the following statement after the President signed the Not Invisible Act and Savanna’s Act, two bills aimed at addressing the missing and murdered indigenous women’s crisis. The two bills become law as communities across the country get ready to celebrate Indigenous People’s Day in place of Columbus Day.

October 9, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. U.S. Representatives Deb Haaland, Norma J. Torres (D-CA), Tom Cole (R-OK), Sharice Davids (D-KS) and Betty McCollum (D-MN) today introduced a bipartisan Congressional Resolution calling for the official designation of the second Monday of October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day in place of Columbus Day as a federal holiday.

 

October 9, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Thursday evening, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) and Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) discussed climate change and protecting public lands with Las Cruces Public Schools Youth Climate Advocates and students.

October 9, 2020 Press Release

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

October 8, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, NM – Wednesday evening, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01), held a Facebook Live discussion on access to education and affordable housing. During her address, Congresswoman Haaland discussed the importance of accessible education during this pandemic. Haaland also mentioned the role evictions and financial stress play in education.

October 7, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01), opened a community panel discussion on racial injustice, police reform, and voter suppression. During her address, Congresswoman Haaland discussed the need for improve our criminal justice system and the need for police accountability in our communities.

October 7, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Tomorrow, October 8, 2020, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) and Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) will hold a discussion with Las Cruces Public Schools Youth Climate Advocates and student leadership on climate change. The discussion will center on the 30x30 Resolution to Save Nature to conserve and protect 30 percen

October 7, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, NM – Today, Rep. Deb Haaland (NM-01), Sen. Bernie Sanders, Rep. Joaquin Castro (TX-20), and Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04), led a bicameral letter to the House and Senate Armed Services Committees, calling on them to protect the Afro-Brazilian communities from racist attacks and displacement. 

October 6, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Tomorrow, October 7, 2020, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will open a discussion about racial injustice, police reform and voter suppression.

October 6, 2020 Press Release

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

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In The News

April 24, 2020 In The News

After New York and New Jersey, the place with the highest coronavirus infection rate in the U.S. is the Navajo Nation. Dr. Deborah Birx of the national coronavirus task force told the White House press corps the tribe is using strike teams to address the issue.

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April 23, 2020 In The News

Ed Helms, Taika Waititi, Wilmer Valderrama, Congresswoman Deb Haaland and Congresswoman Sharice Davids appeared in a PSA on Thursday, raising awareness on the pandemic's impact on Native communities while also urging viewers to #StayAtHomeTogether.

April 23, 2020 In The News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- Lawmakers in Washington passed another relief package Thursday, which includes more money for small businesses that have been affected by COVID-19.

The bill includes $380 billion for small businesses, $75 billion for hospitals and $25 billion for COVID-19 testing.

The bill pours more money into the Paycheck Protection Program, which ran out of money. 

April 22, 2020 In The News

Congress has a new opportunity to meaningfully address the climate crisis by setting an ambitious land and water preservation goal for the United States.

April 21, 2020 In The News

An emergency relief fund has been created to help New Mexico’s tribal communities hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 21, 2020 In The News

An emergency relief fund has been created to help New Mexico’s tribal communities hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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April 20, 2020 In The News

Credit union trade groups have been throwing their support behind congressional efforts to increase the Member Business Loan cap to help small businesses deal with the economic impact of the coronavirus crisis.

April 20, 2020 In The News

“We want to make sure that Indian Country has what it needs to fight this virus.”
U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland, Laguna and Jemez Pueblos, joined Indian Country Today's newscast Monday, discussing federal funding, the push to reopen the economy and more. Here are some highlights:

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April 19, 2020 In The News

SANTA FE – The coronavirus outbreak has exacerbated long-standing challenges in Indian Country – lack of health care funding and broadband services, among them – as the pandemic has torn into the Navajo Nation and other tribal communities, officials said Sunday in a virtual town hall.

April 19, 2020 In The News

SANTA FE – The coronavirus outbreak has exacerbated long-standing challenges in Indian Country – lack of health care funding and broadband services, among them – as the pandemic has torn into the Navajo Nation and other tribal communities, officials said Sunday in a virtual town hall.

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