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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), Founder and Co-Chair of the Senate Artificial Intelligence Caucus, announced that he is cosponsoring the Kids Online Safety Act, bipartisan legislation to provide kids and parents with better tools to protect themselves online, hold Big Tech accountable, and provide transparency into black box...
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) joined U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) Roger Marshall (R-Kan.), and 9 colleagues in sending a letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) urging the administration to renew its efforts to increase cervical cancer screening rates.  Data from the National Cancer Institute...
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) released the following statement applauding the inclusion of the FEND Off Fentanyl Act in the bipartisan National Security Supplemental that the Senate passed on Tuesday morning. A cosponsor of the FEND Off Fentanyl Act, Heinrich is leading efforts in the Senate to tackle the opioid epidemic and...

IN THE NEWS

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The hopes of Congress passing another COVID-relief package this week remain dashed for now. Congressional leadership remains at odds over what should be included in the bill while members of New Mexico's delegation remains hopeful for a deal. Rep. Deb Haaland is calling on Congressional leadership to include restaurants in any...
As someone with a background in mechanical engineering, I always believe we need to rely on science as we create solutions to the problems we face. The COVID-19 pandemic is a problem on a scale that most of us have never faced before. Many of the world’s brightest scientists are discovering new information about the virus every day. It is by...
Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) is calling on the CDC to share coronavirus data with the nation’s 12 Tribal Epidemiology Centers, warning that its refusal is hampering Native Americans’ ability to respond to the pandemic. “By not allowing Native communities access to this data, your agency is playing a role in widening the...

MARTIN’S BLOG

Dear Friend, For over a decade, I’ve fought alongside New Mexicans to protect the Buffalo Tract from mining. Our hard work has officially paid off. The Biden administration listened to our calls and recognized that the Buffalo Tract is clearly the wrong place for a gravel mine. The U.S. Department of Interior just announced that it has finalized a...
Dear Friend, I will never forget when fire officials reported the official start of the worst wildfire in our state’s history—the Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Fire—two years ago now. The destruction from the fire and the floods that followed continues to impact many New Mexicans to this day.    I am committed to holding federal agencies accountable...
PHOTO: Former Cochiti Pueblo Governor and U.S. Marine Corps and Vietnam Veteran Dr. Joseph Suina is presented with service medals he earned through his military service, March 22, 2024.   Dear Friend, Last week, at a ceremony at the New Mexico Veterans Memorial in Albuquerque, my office presented former Cochiti Pueblo Governor and U.S. Marine Corps...

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