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  • Dear Friend, This afternoon, I had the honor to meet with Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, President Biden’s nominee to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. I take my constitutional duty to consider Supreme Court nominees very seriously, and it was important hear directly from Judge Jackson about the fair and evenhanded way that she approaches legal...
  • Dear Friend, For years, I have been calling on policymakers to alter the way that we think about service delivery to families who want to achieve economic security, educational success, and healthy outcomes. It starts with taking a two-generation approach that meets the needs of children and parents together. Today, I joined my Republican...
  • PHOTO: U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (fourth from left) joins President Joe Biden at the White House for a signing ceremony for the Omnibus Appropriations Agreement, March 15, 2022, Photo Credit: Patrick Semansky, AP. Dear Friend, This week, I had the honor of joining President Biden at the White House as he held a signing ceremony for the history...
  • Dear Friend, Earlier this week, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) released its recommendations for the Asset and Infrastructure Review (AIR) Commission, which could impact the delivery of health care services at the community-based outpatient clinics (CBOCs) in Gallup, Las Vegas, Española, and Raton. Throughout my time in the Senate, I...
  • Dear Friend, Profits from oil and gas are fueling Vladimir Putin’s unjustified war in Ukraine. I welcomed President Biden’s announcement earlier this week that America is cutting off all imports of Russian oil and gas. But if we want to achieve true energy independence, we need to break the cycle of fossil fuel dependence that empowers Putin. I...
  • Dear Friend, Nearly 30 years ago, the enactment of the Violence Against Women Act ushered in a new era in which the federal government recognizes the significance of domestic violence, dating violence, and sexual abuse. The law delivers resources to courts, prosecutors, and law enforcement to hold abusers accountable and to survivors so they can...
  • Dear Friend, I wanted to let you know that I just introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation to prevent private interim nuclear waste storage sites from becoming de facto permanent nuclear waste storage facilities. My legislation prohibits the use of federal funds from being used to carry out any activities at that would lead to the development...
  • Dear Friend, It makes a world of difference to have steady, moral leadership back in the White House. President Biden’s actions and achievements are the driving force in a great American comeback story. When he took office, President Biden inherited a whole host of generational challenges—from a once-in-a-century pandemic and an economy in freefall...
  • Dear Friend,   Yesterday was an exciting day in New Mexico history. Our state Supreme Court reaffirmed the constitutional rights of New Mexicans to their public waters. This is a huge victory for people who care about our history, our culture, and our natural resources. VIDEO: U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich Applauds New Mexico Supreme Court Decision...
  • Dear Friend, As your senator, I am focused on delivering all the resources New Mexico needs to fuel a robust economic recovery that will help our state emerge from this moment in a stronger competitive position than ever before. I hope you can take a moment to read and share a column that I wrote in The Eastern Mexico News about how all of the...
  • Dear Friend, Stable housing is the foundation for economic security. No one should have to worry about having a roof over their head. So many renters and homeowners in New Mexico have faced immense economic uncertainty, especially over these past two challenging years. The CARES Act and American Rescue Plan—two major COVID relief and economic...
  • Dear Friend, As the father of two teenage sons, I know just how attuned our kids are to how their future is going to be impacted by the climate crisis. I also know that the purchasing decisions we make around our kitchen table impact our health, our children, and the very future of our planet. That is why I am leading an effort to accelerate...
  • Dear Friend, After two incredibly challenging years, the American economy is roaring back. It is growing faster than it has grown since 1984. We just added nearly half a million jobs in January—and more than 7 million jobs over the course of the last year. The last year has also seen the largest drop in the unemployment rate and the largest...
  • PHOTO: U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (right) joins U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, White House National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy, and members of Congress to announce historic funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to establish a nationwide electric vehicle (EV) charging network,...
  • Dear Friend, I wanted you to know that I am joining Senators Tammy Duckworth and John Kennedy to introduce the Chimp Sanctuary Act, which would prohibit the housing of chimpanzees at U.S. Air Force installations starting 180 days after enactment. It would also require any chimpanzees currently housed by the Air Force to be transported to Chimp...
  • Dear Friend, Today, I was proud to welcome $43.7 million in the first phase of funding available to New Mexico from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to create jobs cleaning up orphan oil and gas wells across the state. These abandoned oil wells are an enormous source of methane pollution, a greenhouse gas that is 86 times more potent than...
  • Dear Friend, I remain squarely focused on delivering the resources that New Mexicans need for short-term recovery and steering game changing investments to our state that will set a strong foundation for our long-term economic competitiveness.  I hope you can take a moment to read and share a column I recently wrote in the Las Cruces Hispanic...
  • Dear Friend, The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is the largest long-term investment in New Mexico infrastructure and competitiveness in nearly a century. I am proud to help deliver more than $3.7 billion in formula funding to New Mexico, plus additional competitive funding, to repair our roads and bridges, improve our water infrastructure,...
  • Dear Friend, Yesterday, I was proud to visit Valencia County to shine a light on some of the transformative infrastructure investments that I was proud to secure by passing the Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. New Mexico will receive more than $3.7 billion from this new law over the next five years to repair our roads and bridges,...
  • Dear Friend, What we saw on January 6th was a destruction of the shared truth that democracy relies on. We can only have a democracy if we can all agree to live by the results of our elections, and we accept the math. The Big Lie that Donald Trump created was all about him trying to hold power for himself. But what is even more dangerous is that it...