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WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich voted to pass the Natural Resources Management Act, a historic bipartisan public lands package that includes several New Mexico conservation priorities championed by Udall and Heinrich, including landmark legislation to permanently authorize the Land and Water...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 6, 2019) -Today, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), a member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, spoke on the Senate Floor in support of a package of bipartisan public lands legislation that includes major conservation victories for New Mexico. VIDEO: Heinrich Champions Major Public Lands Package On...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) delivered the keynote address at the New Mexico Outdoor Economics Conference in Las Cruces, highlighting the inextricable link between conservation and growing the Western economy. The two-day conference was the first event of its kind in New Mexico and featured business, elected, and...

IN THE NEWS

The All Pueblo Council of Governors issued a statement Tuesday (June 26) in support of preserving the Río Grande del Norte and Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monuments, providing a united front against any attempts by the Trump Administration to reduce protections. In the statement, the 20 Pueblo governors noted the monuments "protect...
In New Mexico, hunting is more than just a sport. It is a central part of our culture, a way to feed our families and ensure the future of our local outdoor recreation economy. Doña Ana County sportsmen and women have always appreciated the fact that they can drive a short distance from their homes and be able to pursue and harvest...
Last week, hundreds of local residents filled a Doña Ana County Commission meeting to voice their support for a resolution to urge President Trump to protect the public lands in Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument. This was just the latest overflow crowd to demonstrate the community’s clear consensus that we should keep in...

MARTIN’S BLOG

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...
Dear Friend, I just filed an amendment to protect the reproductive freedoms of veterans and their families. My amendment would codify the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) rule that protects veterans and their beneficiaries’ access to abortions in the cases of rape, incest, or danger to the life and health of the mother under federal...
Dear Friend, The first towers manufactured at the Arcosa Wind Towers facility in Belén, Array Technologies’ new 216,000-square-foot manufacturing campus on Albuquerque’s Westside, a major expansion of Intel’s facility in Rio Rancho, and now this… Albuquerque-based SolAero will receive up to $23.9 million in direct federal funding under our CHIPS...

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