• Highlighting Overwhelming Public Support For National Monuments »

    U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), leads a press conference outside the U.S. Capitol with a number of Senate Democrats and public lands and community coalitions on President Donald Trump's executive order that could unravel dozens of America’s national monuments despite the strong outpouring of support from across the nation. The Senators and other speakers called on President Trump and Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to listen to the American people and keep existing monument protections in place. Participants: Senator Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Senator Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.), U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), U.S. Senator Tom Udall, Hispanic Access Foundation President and CEO Maite Arce, League of Conservation Voters President Gene Karpinski, National Wildlife Federation President and CEO Collin O’Mara.
    • Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Oversight Field Hearing on “Cultural Sovereignty Series: Modernizing the Indian Arts and Crafts Act to Honor Native Identity and Expression.” July 7, 2017 »

      U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich joins U.S. Senator Tom Udall for a Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Field Hearing to hear from experts on what steps Congress and the Administration should take to prevent the sale of counterfeit items falsely claiming to be Native produced and ensure Native artists can thrive in an ethical marketplace. Witnesses included Chief Bill Woody from the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) law enforcement, Executive Director of the Indian Arts and Crafts Board Meredith Stanton, Acting United States Attorney James Tierney, Former United States Attorney for New Mexico Damon Martinez, Culture Director of the Living Traditions Education Center for the Museum of Indian Arts Joyce Begay-Foss, Chief Operating Officer of Southwest Alliance for Indian Arts Dallin Maybee, and Native American Artist Mr. Harvey Pratt. July 7, 2017.
      • Bronze Medal Star Presentation, May 30, 2017 »

        U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich holds a medal ceremony at the New Mexico Veterans Memorial in Albuquerque to posthumously recognize Colonel Robert J. Fate, who was recommended for, but never received, a Bronze Star Medal for performing meritorious service during World War II. Senator Heinrich’s office worked with Fate’s family to resolve the Army paperwork issue to finally attain the service medal. May 30, 2017.
        • Medicaid Listening Session At PB&J Family Services, May 30, 2017 »

          U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich hosts a listening session at PB&J Family Services in the South Valley of Albuquerque with State Senator Michael Padilla to hear from parents about the importance of Medicaid and how they have benefited from PB&J’s parent and child-focused services. May 30, 2017.
          • San Juan County Volunteer Fire Department, May 29, 2017 »

            U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich tours San Juan county's newest fire station in Aztec, NM to present Rodney Taylor, District Fire Chief with a Capitol flag and thank the volunteers serving the community. May 29, 2017.
            • Farmington Memorial Day Ceremony, May 29, 2017 »

              U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich joins the community in Farmington to commemorate Memorial Day, to honor the tradition of men and women answering the call of duty, and to remember America's heroes who never made it back home. Senator Heinrich also presents a flag flown over the United States Capitol to former Aztec mayor and decorated Marine Corps Vietnam veteran Mike Padilla, who has been a champion for veterans in San Juan County.May 29, 2017.
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