• STOP Act Reintroduction With Santa Fe Indian School Leadership Institute’s Summer Policy Academy Students, June 21, 2017. »

    To announce the reintroduction of the Safeguard Tribal Objects of Patrimony (STOP) Act, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) hosts a meeting with students from the Santa Fe Indian School Leadership Institute’s Summer Policy Academy (SPA) in his office in Washington, D.C. The bipartisan STOP Act prohibits the exporting of sacred Native American items and increase penalties for stealing and illegally trafficking tribal cultural patrimony. The students shared a position paper and personal stories on the importance of the STOP Act, articulating their generation's concern about fulfilling their sacred trust as generations before them have. The Santa Fe Indian School Leadership Institute’s Summer Policy Academy is designed for New Mexico high school juniors and rising seniors and convenes students for intensive sessions that focus on leadership, public policy, and community issues. The STOP Act has been endorsed by tribes across Indian Country, including the Hopi Tribe, the Navajo Nation, the Pueblos of Acoma, Santa Ana, Isleta, Zuni, Laguna, Nambé, Jemez, and Ohkay Owingeh as well as the All Pueblo Council of Governors, the National Congress of American Indians, and the United South and Eastern Tribes Sovereignty Protection Fund.
    • Heinrich Welcomes Zuni Mountain Trails Project, May 31, 2017 »

      U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), a member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, joins Alvin Whitehair, District Ranger from the Mt. Taylor Ranger District of Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands, and community leaders from Cibola and McKinley Counties to announce the completion of the planning process for the Zuni Mountain Trails Project. May 31, 2017.
      • TrumpCare Is Leaving Rural America Behind »

        U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) hosts a press conference with U.S. Senators Al Franken (D-Minn.), Bob Casey (D-Pa.), and Tom Udall (D-N.M.) to outlined the harmful impact TrumpCare will have in rural America where communities have long faced challenges with access to affordable health care insurance and services. The senators were joined by National Association of Rural Health Clinics President John Gill and New Mexico Radiologist Dr. Robert Rosenberg.
        • Accepting Department of the Navy Seal »

          U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich accepts the Department of the Navy Seal from Admiral James Loeblein and members of the Navy. Senator Heinrich introduced a resolution urging the Secretary of the Navy to name the next U.S. Navy submarine the “USS Los Alamos” in recognition of the contributions Los Alamos National Laboratory, the people of Los Alamos, and nearby communities have made to the United States Navy. May 11, 2017.
          • Meeting With New Mexico Hospital Association »

            U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich meets with representatives of the New Mexico Hospital association including Jeff Dye, President & CEO, NMHA; Christina Campos, CEO, Guadalupe County Hospital; Jim & Francine Heckert, CEO, Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center; Betty Leonard, Past State Auxiliary President, Ruidoso; Doris Montoya, Income State Auxiliary President, Las Vegas; Mike & Sharon Zimmerman, CEO, Sierra Vista Hospital.
            • Meeting with Magdalena High School Students »

              U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich meets with Magdalena High School students visiting D.C. with the Close Up Foundation High School Program. May 10, 2017.
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