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  • Dear Friend, Now that the Trump administration has arbitrarily moved the deadline up to September 30, there are now only 50 days left to respond to the Census. You can respond to the Census online. If you prefer to respond by phone, you can call 844-330-2020 for English or 844-468-2020 for Spanish between 9 a.m. MT and 4 p.m. MT. You can find a...
  • Dear Friend, Families in New Mexico are on edge. In recent weeks, we have seen record numbers of our fellow New Mexicans test positive for the coronavirus. Many families worry about where they will get their next meal or fear eviction because they weren't able to pay their rent. There is also so much uncertainty about whether or not schools, child...
  • Dear Friend, Our landscapes and outdoor places are part of what make New Mexico such an incredible place to call home. They truly set us apart as the Land of Enchantment. Earlier this month, I was pleased to be joined by New Mexico Outdoor Recreation Division Director Axie Navas in hosting a virtual forum on how we can grow outdoor recreation...
  • Dear Friend, I hope you can take a moment to read and share a post I published on Medium last night about President Trump's singling out of Albuquerque this week for a federal law enforcement operation. I want to assure you that I will continue to do everything in my power to hold the White House accountable for upholding our civil liberties our...
  • Dear Friend, I am proud to announce that the U.S. House of Representatives just passed the Great American Outdoors Act, a landmark bipartisan bill that I helped negotiate and pass in the Senate. It fully and permanently funds the Land and Water Conservation Fund and addresses long-running infrastructure challenges in our public lands. It is by far...
  • Dear Friend, Seventy five years ago today, the world as we knew it changed dramatically at a place in central New Mexico's Tularosa Basin that we now know as the Trinity Site. The Trinity Test was the first detonation of a nuclear weapon in human history. It was the culmination of work by hundreds of thousands of Americans and allied scientists...
  • Dear Friend, These last months have been some of the most challenging that many of us will ever face. The immense disruption brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic has left thousands of hardworking New Mexicans looking for new employment. I remain committed to doing everything in my power to help these New Mexicans and rebuild strong economies in...
  • Dear Friend, The COVID-19 pandemic has placed so many challenges and uncertainties upon New Mexico families, and has reinforced how critical it is to be able to access affordable, lifesaving health care. I want you to know that there are options available for you to stay covered-or get covered-if you are uninsured. You can use the online NM...
  • Dear Friend, Over the last weeks, many New Mexicans and Americans have called on our leaders to take real action to address systemic racism and police violence. I agree wholeheartedly with them that we need to act. At the federal level, I am proud to support my colleagues, Senators Cory Booker and Kamala Harris, and cosponsor their Justice in...
  • Dear Friend, Today marks the 51st anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, when, in response to a pattern of discriminatory and violent police crackdowns, LGBTQ patrons of New York City's Stonewall Inn stood up and fought back. That historic uprising against bigotry and injustice sparked a movement that continues today.  Reflecting on this history...
  • PHOTO: In 2018, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich attended the Incident Command morning meeting to receive an update on the Ute Park Fire, June 5, 2018. Dear Friend, We all have a part to play in protecting the places we love from catastrophic wildfires. Right now, we are starting to experience an active wildfire season in New Mexico, with multiple...
  • Dear Friend, The Senate just passed the Great American Outdoors Act - the greatest investment in our national parks and public lands in generations! I am proud to have played a leading role in this successful bipartisan effort, and I am so grateful to all the New Mexicans who have worked for years to get us to where we are today. VIDEO: U.S....
  • Dear Friend, The Senate just passed the Great American Outdoors Act - the greatest investment in our national parks and public lands in generations! I am proud to have played a leading role in this successful bipartisan effort, and I am so grateful to all the New Mexicans who have worked for years to get us to where we are today. VIDEO: U.S....
  • Dear Friend, The Senate just passed the Great American Outdoors Act - the greatest investment in our national parks and public lands in generations! I am proud to have played a leading role in this successful bipartisan effort, and I am so grateful to all the New Mexicans who have worked for years to get us to where we are today. VIDEO: U.S....
  • Dear Friend, I have been proud to help lead the successful bipartisan effort to bring the Great American Outdoors Act to the floor for a vote. This landmark bill would fully and permanently fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund and provide substantial resources to finally address long running maintenance and infrastructure challenges at our...
  • Dear Friend, I am committed to supporting New Mexico's small business owners and nonprofits impacted by the pandemic. Even as our state begins a phased reopening of our economy, we still have a long way to go.  I wanted to reach out to remind you that the deadline for applying for funding assistance through the Small Business Administration's...
  • PHOTO: Valles Caldera National Preserve, Photo Credit: Grayson Schaffer. Dear Friend, We are closer than ever to passing the Great American Outdoors Act, bipartisan legislation that I helped write to permanently and fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund and improve access and visitor experience to all our public lands for generations to...
  • Dear Friend, Horrific incidents of police violence and unconscionable loss of life have shaken our nation to its core. Our country desperately needs an honest appraisal of the policies that continue to prop up and propel racism. We must address the persistent, unchecked bias in policing, and the violence and hurt it inflicts on our communities of...
  • Dear Friend, As we continue to grapple with one of the most challenging periods many of us have faced in our lifetimes, we should pause on this Memorial Day to reflect on how previous generations of Americans confronted levels of sacrifice and loss that are difficult for most of us to even comprehend. Over the course of our nation's history,...
  • PHOTO: Chaco Culture National Historical Park, May 28, 2019 Dear Friend, The living and sacred landscapes in Chaco Canyon hold deep meaning to New Mexico's Pueblos, the Navajo Nation, and the Hopi Tribe. These tribes trace their history back hundreds of years to thousands of ancestral sites in the Greater Chaco landscape. I have been working for...