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WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), and U.S. Representative Teresa Leger Fernández (D-N.M.) welcomed $1 million in grants from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to Santa Fe Community College (SFCC) and the City of Ratón. This funding was made possible through the Infrastructure Law, which was...
WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and U.S. Representative Gabe Vasquez (D-N.M.) introduced the Zuni Indian Tribe Water Rights Settlement Act, during a hearing in the House Natural Resources Committee. U.S. Senator Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), and U.S. Representatives Melanie Stansbury (D-N.M.) and Teresa Leger Fernández (D-N.M.)...
The Billionaires Income Tax Act would close loopholes in the tax code that let billionaires avoid paying their fair share WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) cosponsored the Billionaires Income Tax Act, legislation to prevent the wealthiest Americans from escaping federal income taxes or paying lower tax rates than ordinary...

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CLOVIS — The U.S. Department of Defense will be establishing a science and technology academies reinforcing basic aviation and space exploration, or “STARBASE,” program at Cannon Air Force Base. The announcement came July 12 from the office of U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M. Heinrich said he wrote to Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin in January,...
Dozens of Senate and House Democrats are urging the Biden administration to finalize a critical pipeline methane rule as soon as possible — perhaps before former President Donald Trump potentially returns to the White House. Led by Sen. Martin Heinrich of New Mexico and Rep. Scott Peters of California, the letter signed by 40 Democrats asks the...
On Monday, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich met with a group of small-business owners who were learning how to use artificial intelligence to discuss the promises and pitfalls of AI. “So much of this is just about having a really human sounding chat bot that can speed up the things that you're already doing,” he said. Heinrich helped launch the Senate...

MARTIN’S BLOG

Dear Friend,  When we talk about building a better future for working families and growing New Mexico’s economy, it starts with our childcare centers and preschools.  This week, I sat down with childcare providers and early educators at the Partnership for Community Action (PCA) in Albuquerque’s South Valley to see firsthand how $250,000 I secured...
Dear Friend, As I’ve visited with New Mexicans today, my mind has continued to return to this weekend’s horrific events in Butler, Pennsylvania.  My deepest sympathies are with those grieving Corey Comperatore, who died shielding his family from the spray of bullets. I am hoping for healing and recovery for Donald Trump and others who were...
Dear Friend, I have been proud to work hand-in-hand with the local community in Albuquerque’s South Valley to establish and grow the opportunities at the Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge—the first Urban Refuge in the Southwest. Thanks to New Mexico State Land Commissioner Stephanie Garcia Richard, we have an exciting opportunity to expand the...

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