Elected in 2012, Martin Heinrich is a United States Senator for New Mexico. Heinrich serves on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources, Armed Services, Intelligence, and Joint Economic Committees. He is the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Energy and the Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities.
With a background in engineering, Heinrich brings a unique perspective to the Senate, where he is focused on creating the jobs of the future and protecting the vital missions at New Mexico’s national labs and military installations. He is a strong advocate for working families, a staunch ally of Indian Country, and a champion for New Mexico’s public lands and growing clean energy economy.
Prior to being elected to the Senate, Heinrich served two terms in the House where he voted to cut taxes for the middle class, worked to make college more affordable, and improved benefits for veterans. He passed legislation to remove barriers to homeownership for Native families, and championed the DREAM Act as an original cosponsor. Click here to continue reading Martin's full biography »