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  • Dear Friend, I wanted to share the following op-ed I wrote with New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver that was published over the weekend in The New Mexican. We outline the critical work we must do at the federal and state levels to protect the security and integrity of our election systems before voters go to the polls this year. I...
  • Dear Friend, Over the last year, President Trump has left New Mexicans deeply uncertain and worried about the direction our nation is headed. He held basic governance and global security hostage to his impulses and tweets, shamefully turned away refugees and immigrants and dismantled important protections for our natural resources and public...
  • PHOTO: Following his speech on the Senate Floor, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) met with a group of Dreamers from New Mexico, including Ivonne Orozco-Acosta, in his office in Washington, D.C., January 10, 2018. January 30, 2018 Dear Friend, I'm proud to announce that Dreamer and 2018 New Mexico Teacher of the Year Ivonne Orozco-Acosta will...
  • Dear Friend, Through my role on the Senate Armed Services Committee, I am focused on strengthening New Mexico's military installations and preparing them for missions of the future. One of the key advances I recently secured was major funding to help replace aging infrastructure at White Sands Missile Range. After urging Army leadership to replace...
  • Dear Friend, Nearly 50 years since his assassination, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s enduring lessons are more important than ever. The turbulent times we are living in today and the challenges we face as a nation are in many ways reminiscent of those Dr. King and the Civil Rights Movement faced. Modern day extremists have made their presence felt...
  • Dear Friend, As Congress reconvenes, I remain committed to standing up for New Mexico values. I am taking the power you have lent me to work hard every day to solve the challenges facing our state and our nation. Please take a moment to share which issues you and your family care most about and sign up to continue receiving updates on them from...
  • PHOTO: Cerro del Yuta, or Ute Mountain, in the Río Grande del Norte National Monument, photo by Jim O'Donnell. Dear Friend, I'm proud that my bill to protect wilderness within the Río Grande del Norte National Monument in northern New Mexico passed the Senate at the end of last year with unanimous support. This legislation will further complete the...
  • Dear Friend, Before the end of the year, I wanted to wish you and your family a happy holiday season. I have traveled to all corners of the state, and it has truly been a pleasure to meet with so many New Mexicans in their communities and discuss the issues that matter most. Below is a photo album of 100 highlights from 2017. As your Senator, I am...
  • PHOTO: U.S. Senator Heinrich helps install solar panels on a home in Santa Fe with a team from SunPower by Positive Energy Solar, one of the highest-grossing solar and renewable energy companies in New Mexico. July 5, 2017. December 6, 2017 Dear Friend, I testified today before the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative to oppose tariffs that...
  • Dear Friend, The President's unprecedented move to drastically shrink Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments in southern Utah tears at the heart of America's conservation legacy and is a direct assault on sacred lands and tribal sovereignty. President Trump has denied future generations the opportunity to learn about the past...
  • Dear Friend, As a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, which is continuing its investigation into Russia's intrusion into the 2016 presidential election, I am committed to finding bipartisan, pragmatic solutions to protect the integrity of our voting process. I hope you can take a moment to read and share the op-ed below published...
  • Dear Friend, We're just hours away from the final vote in the Senate on President Trump and Republicans' disastrous tax plan.This tax bill is the result of backroom deals and giveaways to the well-connected. And it's based on the same failed trickle-down economics that busted the budget and failed to produce growth, going back to the 1980s....
  • Dear Friend, I hope you can take a moment to read and share the article below from the Gallup Independent on my legislation to safeguard sacred Native American items. The Safeguard Tribal Objects of Patrimony (STOP) Act received a key hearing in the Senate Indian Affairs Committee last week. I am proud to welcome growing bipartisan support for the...
  • Dear Friend, Today and every day, I join communities across New Mexico and our nation in offering sincere gratitude for our veterans for their service to our country. This year, I will be joining the community in southern New Mexico by marching in the Veterans Day Parade in Las Cruces. Few sacrifices are as selfless as those made by our military...
  • PHOTO: Canyon Largo in the Sabinoso Wilderness, July 29, 2017. Dear Friend, I am proud to announce that New Mexico sportsmen will finally be able to access the stunning landscapes in the Sabinoso Wilderness. Located on just over 16,000 acres in San Miguel County, in between Las Vegas and Mosquero, the Sabinoso Wilderness, which was designated in...
  • Dear Friend, Beginning this week, New Mexicans can visit our state's health insurance exchange at www.bewellnm.com to shop for health insurance plans for 2018. If you have questions, you can also call 1-833-862-3935 to talk to an enrollment counselor for free. Coverage options will be available until the open enrollment period ends on December...
  • Dear Friends, Every day it seems like there is a new development about Russia's efforts to undermine our democracy. As a member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, I am continuing to work on our investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. We must follow the facts wherever they may lead. Earlier this week,...
  • Dear Friend, Every life lost to gun violence is a tragedy, and these incomprehensible acts of violence have become far too common. Our country is weary from violence and grief and the American people deserve meaningful action from Congress. It's long past due for a legislative response, and that is why, this week, I was proud to join Senator Chris...
  • Dear Friend, Among the many troubling elements of Republican budget that passed in the Senate last week was language that can be used to give fast-track authority to sell off Americans' public lands. In order to make up for the massive $1.5 trillion their proposed tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans would add to the national debt, Republicans...
  • Dear Friend,  The tradition of answering the call of duty runs deep in New Mexico's history. One of my most important responsibilities as your Senator is to keep America's promise to our service members and their families so that when our troops return home, they receive the care and benefits that they have earned. Few sacrifices are as selfless as...