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  • PHOTO: U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich joins local veterans and the USS Los Alamos Committee at American Legion Post 90, May 27, 2017. June 15, 2017 Dear Friend, I was proud to spend part of Memorial Day weekend in Los Alamos to meet with local veterans' organizations and recognize the significant historical contributions of the Los Alamos community...
  • Dear Friend, We should never forget our nation's fallen heroes, veterans, and military families, and the proud tradition of New Mexicans answering our nation's call of duty. Last week, I had the honor of visiting the Healing Field flag display and delivering remarks during a Memorial Day ceremony at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Farmington. If you...
  • Dear Friend, I hope you can take a moment to read an op-ed I wrote in the New Mexico Political Report on why we must support higher education. I'm doing everything I can at the federal level to make sure all New Mexicans who strive for a college degree have a fair shot at affording it without being crushed by debt.  We must make forward-thinking...
  • Dear Friend, I recently sent "An Open Letter to Everyone Who Uses the Internet," published by TechCrunch, to make it clear how the internet could change for the worse without strong net neutrality protections. I hope you will take a moment to read it. Last week, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to initiate a process to repeal...
  • PHOTO: Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument, Photo Credit: Mike Groves. Dear Friend, Last month, President Trump signed an executive order aimed at weakening national monument designations made by his predecessors, including Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks and Rio Grande del Norte in New Mexico. This week is the time to submit your comments...
  • Dear Friend, I hope you can take a moment to read the following article in the Daily Lobo: Heinrich plans to brighten young people's futures with clean energy legislation about a bill I introduced to better prepare New Mexico students and workers for the energy jobs of the future and increase the participation of women and minorities throughout the...
  • Dear Friend, Today we were able to defeat an effort by President Trump and Republicans in Congress to roll back common-sense protections to reduce methane pollution. Today's vote in the Senate was a major victory for our nation's decades-long commitment to protect the air we breathe. I hope you can take a moment to watch my speech on the Senate...
  • Dear Friend, President Trump and Republicans in Congress are once again rushing to pass a disastrous plan that would strip health insurance from thousands of New Mexicans and decimate health care in rural communities. I continue to hear from New Mexicans about how access to health coverage has helped their families and even saved their lives. I...
  • Dear Friend, I recently traveled to the border region in New Mexico and met with community advocates, faith leaders, Dreamers, and families. I heard firsthand how the Trump Administration's fear-based immigration policies are tearing families apart and are out of touch with the realities of our vibrant border communities. As many New Mexicans...
  • PHOTO: Nearly three years ago, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich addressed the crowd at the celebration of monument designation for Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks in southern New Mexico. Dear Friend, President Trump signed an executive order this week aimed at undermining the Antiquities Act, shrinking, or even eliminating some of the most iconic American...
  • PHOTO: U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich tours CN Wire Corp. in Santa Teresa, N.M., one of many businesses that have benefitted from the growing export-based economy in southern New Mexico, April 17, 2017. Dear Friend, I hope you can take a moment to read my op-ed in the Las Cruces Sun-News about the smart infrastructure investments we should be making...
  • Dear Friend, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s extreme and unprecedented move today to change the Senate rules because there were not enough members prepared to support President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee undermines the deliberative nature and tradition of the United States Senate. I share many of the concerns New Mexicans have about...
  • Dear Friend,  Do you have a child or know a student interested in applying to one of the United States Service Academies? Between now and October 13, 2017 my office will be accepting applications from high school students and recent graduates seeking a service academy nomination. Being nominated is a significant honor and the application process is...
  • Dear Friend, A little over a century ago, women were fighting for their right to vote in the United States. Since then, we have made several advances in improving the lives of women and families, and I am honored to have been a part of making some of the most recent strides. Yet significant challenges and systemic inequalities still persist. During...
  • Dear Friend, What if I told you internet service providers were allowed to sell or share your personal data without your knowledge or consent? Well, that's exactly what Republicans aim to do.  If a resolution passed by Republicans in both the House and Senate is signed into law by President Trump, your personal data stored on your computer or cell...
  • VIDEO: U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich delivers speech on the Senate floor condemning vote to allow unethical hunting of wolves and bears in National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska, March 21, 2017. Dear Friend, Earlier this month, when Republicans in Congress voted to put a federal stamp of approval on unethical and unscientific wildlife management...
  • Dear Friend, Today is the fourth anniversary of the designation of Río Grande del Norte National Monument in northern New Mexico. From the tops of Cerro de la Olla and Ute Mountain, to the depths of the Rio Grande Gorge, the Río Grande del Norte is one of the most spectacular places on earth. The historic monument designation was the direct result...
  • Dear Friend,  This week, I was excited to welcome the announcement of what will be the largest wind farm ever built in New Mexico. The Sagamore Wind Project 20 miles south of Portales will bring hundreds of jobs to a rural New Mexico community and more affordable electric bills for consumers across eastern New Mexico. This new $845 million project...
  • PHOTO: U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich talks with Robert Pimentel at Pimentel & Sons Guitarmakers in Albuquerque, February 20, 2017. Dear Friend, Last month I had the pleasure of visiting Pimentel & Sons Guitarmakers, a family-owned small business that has built handcrafted instruments--including the official State Guitar of New Mexico--for...
  • Dear Friend, The Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) in Artesia serves as the leading training site for the brave men and women who are our nation's first line of defense against homeland security threats. I have consistently fought for essential investments in FLETC's vital homeland security missions, and I helped lead bipartisan...