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WASHINGTON – This week, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) joined legislation led by U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-Penn.), Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Chair of the Senate Finance Committee, and Patty Murray (D-Wash.), Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, to ease the burden of child care costs on working families by making permanent tax cuts that...
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) reintroduced the bipartisan Two-Generation Economic Empowerment Act to increase opportunities for families living in poverty. The bill aligns and links existing systems and funding streams to target both parents and children with support aimed at increasing...
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) are calling for the passage of their legislation, the Two-Generation Economic Empowerment Act, after a report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that more coordination needs to be done at a national level to assist state and localities in...

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Late last week, Senator Martin Heinrich (D-New Mexico) held a press conference to note the introduction of two powerful pieces of legislation designed to ameliorate multigenerational poverty in New Mexico and the rest of the US, too. The two-generation system links services for parents and children in such a way as to enable success and increase...
Earlier this month, I hosted a Town Hall at the Las Cruces Convention Center with Senator Tom Udall. It was encouraging to see hundreds of people engage in our democracy and ask important questions about the direction of our state and nation. I am also grateful for the calls and letters I receive from New Mexicans every day in my offices about a...
A prosperous new future for New Mexico starts with investing in education. In recent decades, our state has kept college tuition lower than our neighboring states, supported programs like the Lottery Scholarship, and made sure community colleges, branch campuses, and tribal universities can serve communities across our state. All of that is...

MARTIN’S BLOG

Dear Friend,   The Rio Grande del Norte National Monument protects the natural wonders and cultural heritage that have always made Northern New Mexico unique. Yesterday, I was enormously proud to announce the acquisition of 3,700 acres of new public lands adjacent to the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument in Taos County.   I hope you can read...
Dear Friend,   On Memorial Day, we remember the brave Americans who gave their lives to protect our nation. And we reflect on the sacrifices these men and women made to defend the freedoms we enjoy today.     VIDEO: U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich Memorial Day Statement.   For many generations, New Mexicans have answered the call to serve. As Code...
Dear Friend, We can all play a part in protecting the places we love from catastrophic wildfires. Right now, we are starting to experience an active wildfire season in New Mexico, with multiple fires burning in different parts of our state. As we confront the fire risks that come with hot and dry weather conditions—and with a large holiday weekend...

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