• Touring The Sabinoso Wilderness With Secretary Zinke, July 29, 2017 »

    U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich hosts U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke on a horseback ride into Canyon Largo with U.S. Senator Tom Udall, local sportsmen, public land advocates, and community leaders to discuss the Sabinoso Wilderness in New Mexico. The Sabinoso is the only legally inaccessible wilderness area in the entire nation. Surrounded by private land and without a legal road or trail to get there, the public has effectively been locked out of this stunning landscape that we all own. Located on just over 16,000 acres in San Miguel County, the scenic Sabinoso Wilderness is home to a variety of wildlife, including mule deer, elk, and wild turkey. Its dramatic landscape includes the 1,000-foot tall Canyon Largo and striking rock formations. For years, Senator Heinrich has worked with the community to unlock the Sabinoso Wilderness to the public. In 2016, he welcomed the announcement that the Wilderness Land Trust purchased a 4,176-acre property neighboring the Sabinoso, with the purpose of donating the land to the Bureau of Land Management so it could be added to the existing wilderness. In addition, the property includes a legal road easement allowing access to the edge of Largo Canyon and by extension the entire Sabinoso Wilderness. Local sportsmen’s groups as well as the San Miguel County Commission have enthusiastically endorsed this proposal, which represents a major economic opportunity for Las Vegas and the surrounding communities. July 29, 2017.
    • KSWV Radio Interview, July 5, 2017 »

      U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich discusses his visit to Santa Fe, growing the clean energy economy, and workforce training with KSWV’s Pat Gonzales. July 5, 2017.
      • New Mexicans Highlight Devastating Impact of TrumpCare, July 6, 2017 »

        U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich hosts a press conference in Albuquerque with local and statewide advocates including: Dr. Gabe Sanchez, Executive Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy; Christina Campos, Administrator at Guadalupe County Hospital; Bill Jordan, Senior Policy Advisor at New Mexico Voices for Children; Josh Trujillo, Certified Peer Support Specialist at Pecos Valley Medical Center; Dr. Jerica Johnson, member of the Committee of Interns and Residents; and Ron Schwartz, member of the Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare to highlight the damaging impact Senate Republicans' health care legislation will have in New Mexico. July 6, 2017.
        • Santa Fe Green Chamber of Commerce Lunch, July 5, 2017 »

          U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich speaks to the Santa Fe Green Chamber of Commerce about the importance of growing the clean energy economy and protecting New Mexico’s public lands. On July 5, 2017.
          • Flag Presentation to the Silver City Veterans, July 4, 2017 »

            On Independence Day, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich presents American Flags flown over the Capitol to Ray Davis, Vice Commander and former Commander, American Legion Post 18; Frank Donahue, Commandant, Marine Corps League Gaffney-Oglesby Detachment #1328; member, Disabled American Veterans Grant Ft. Bayard Chapter 1 (DAV); Armando Amador, Commander, Vietnam Veterans of American Chapter 358; and John Telford, Commander, Disabled American Veterans Grant Ft. Bayard Chapter 1 (DAV) at the American Legion Allingham-Golding Post 18. July 4, 2017.
            • Silver City Kiwanis Club Pancake Breakfast, July 4, 2017 »

              U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich meets with Silver City Kiwanis Club leaders and local high school students at Gough Park in Silver City to celebrate Independence Day and hear about student leadership development programs. July 4, 2017.
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