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ALBUQUERQUE – In an ongoing effort to provide top-notch constituent service, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich's (D-N.M.) staff will hold in-person Mobile Office Hours at 2:00 p.m. MT in Moriarty on Tuesday, February 27, and at 10:00 a.m. in Santa Rosa on Wednesday, February 28.  Staff will be on hand to assist residents who have questions regarding...
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), a member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) sent a letter to President Biden expressing concern around any additional transfer of U.S. weapons, including bombs, to the Netanyahu government in Israel in light of the current humanitarian disaster in...
WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), a member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, joined U.S. Senators Alex Padilla (D-Calif.), Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.), and John Hickenlooper (D-Colo.) in sending a letter to Senate Appropriations leadership calling for $118 million for the Department of...

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“To put it bluntly: Republicans chose to help Vladimir Putin in Ukraine, destabilize the Middle East, and stoke chaos and dysfunction at our southern border. All to preserve their political talking point,” Heinrich said in a statement Wednesday. “Republicans spectacularly failed to protect the American people and made our world more dangerous. The...
Actress Melissa Joan Hart joined Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and other advocates to rally support for his legislation that would restrict access to certain semi-automatic firearms, large-capacity magazines and related conversion devices.
There have been more mass shootings in the U.S. than days in 2023. Our nation continues to reel from a skyrocketing rate of mass casualty tragedies—from Las Vegas, Uvalde, Buffalo, El Paso, Orlando, Parkland, Tucson, Sutherland Springs, and Sandy Hook to Nashville, Lewiston, Maine, Allen, Texas, Monterey Park, Calif., and Farmington, N.M. in just...

MARTIN’S BLOG

Dear Friend,   For too long, Congress has been paralyzed when it comes to addressing mass shootings. In the last Congress, after the horrific tragedy in Uvalde, I was proud to play a leading role in negotiating and passing the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, which is making a meaningful difference in reducing homicides and prosecuting gun...
Dear Friend, I fought hard to pass the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) because I knew that it would be life-changing for New Mexico families. We are seeing this landmark bill do exactly what we intended — deliver real results for New Mexicans by lowering health care and prescription drug costs and putting money back in their pockets. Starting this...
Last week, in a stunning display of hypocrisy, Republicans chose to vote against a bipartisan agreement to strengthen border security that had taken months to negotiate.  In fact, they refused to even advance debate on the bill — all to appease Donald Trump.    In an op-ed I wrote in USA TODAY, I highlight the need for solutions to our nation’s...

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