• Tour of Corral Fire in Gila National Forest, July 3, 2017 »

    U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich receives an update on the Corral Fire in the Gila National Forest and to see the work being done to improve forest health and watershed conditions. July 3, 2017.
    • Positive Energy Solar Workers »

      On July 5, 2017, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich helped 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. Senator Heinrich has been a leading advocate for growing the clean energy economy in New Mexico and modernizing the electric grid. His efforts to secure multi-year extensions of production and investment tax credits have spurred major growth in the clean energy industry in New Mexico. The tax credits have helped boost the solar industry, which has created nearly 3,000 jobs in New Mexico, including over 1,000 new jobs in 2016 alone.
      • 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.
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