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May 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.), vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, along with Senators Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), Deb Haaland (D-N.M.), Xochitl Torres Small (D-N.M.), Raúl M.

May 26, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 4 p.m. ET / 2 p.m. MT Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will join New York Times editor Monica Drake and Girls Who Code founder Reshma Saujani for a conversation entitled Women in the Public Spotlight

May 22, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – In a letter to the CDC and FEMA, Co-Chair of the Congressional Native American Caucus Deb Haaland (NM-01) and Chair of the House Natural Resources Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States Ruben Gallego (Ariz.-07) pressed for services and funds be delivered to Indian Country immediately.

May 21, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01), Vice Chair of the House Natural Resources Committee, released the following statement after the Bureau of Land Management made the announcement that they would extend the comment period on the management plan for oil and gas leases near Chaco Canyon.

May 21, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) congratulated Albuquerque Academy student Zachary Auster, New Mexico’s 2020 Presidential Scholar from New Mexico’s First Congressional District. The student was announced when the U.S. Department of Education released the list of the 56th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars this afternoon.

May 20, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) filed a bicameral, bipartisan amicus brief against unprecedented action to remove Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe’s land from tribal trust status. The brief, signed by 25members of Congress, was filed in Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe v.

May 19, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) released the following statement after Raytheon announced the closure of its Albuquerque facility by the end of 2020:

May 15, 2020 Press Release

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


In The News

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 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.

April 6, 2020 In The News

Last Wednesday, Kaitlin Bennett, a far-right social media darling who’s made her name trolling progressive college students, released a Twitter video suggesting Native Americans would each get $3,000 from the coronavirus relief bill, compared to the $1,200-maximum checks most Americans will receive.

April 3, 2020 In The News

U.S. Representatives Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Ilhan Omar (MN-05), Deb Haaland (NM-01) and other colleagues today introduced a bill to require school food authorities and local educational agencies to stop collecting unpaid meal fees during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Suspend School Meal Debt Act would provide much-needed relief for families across the nation.

April 2, 2020 In The News

A bipartisan group of 19 U.S. senators and 12 representatives has asked President Donald Trump to ensure that agencies will uphold federal trust and treaty responsibilities to Native American tribes when implementing provisions of the newly enacted COVID-19 spending package.

April 2, 2020 In The News

A bipartisan coalition of 35 lawmakers and a handful of defense advocacy groups are calling on the Defense Department to do more for military families financially strapped by the Pentagon’s stop move order, according to a letter first obtained by Federal News Network.

April 1, 2020 In The News

Opponents of a proposed nuclear waste storage facility near Carlsbad and Hobbs sought to delay the facility’s federal licensing process, arguing the COVID-19 outbreak would make public hearings on the matter unsafe.

March 31, 2020 In The News

The U.S. Department of Defense must deploy a 248-bed combat support hospital to Albuquerque, New Mexico, to fight a “surge” of COVID-19 patients in the state, a delegation of lawmakers told the DOD and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

March 31, 2020 In The News

Democrats and parks advocates are putting pressure on the Trump administration to close national parks amid concerns about the spread of the coronavirus.