Photos

  • Touring New Mexico's Bootheel Border Region, April 30, 2016 »

    U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) toured the U.S.-Mexico border in the Bootheel region of southern New Mexico with U.S. Border Patrol. In response to concerns raised recently by residents of Hidalgo County about border security, Senator Heinrich is calling for additional resources and equipment to help local Border Patrol agents more effectively patrol the region's vast rugged terrain. During his visit to the region, Senator Heinrich met with Hidalgo County Ranchers Judy Keeler and Levi Klump at the Klump Ranch in Animas. He then had lunch with Hidalgo County Sheriff Warren D. Walter at Camp Garza, Animas. Senator Heinrich spent the rest of the day with U.S. Border Patrol agents at Camp Garza and touring the border region.

    • MZA Associates Corporation, March 23, 2016 »

      U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich visits MZA Associates Corporation in Albuquerque. The company performs Directed Energy Weapons (DEW) research and analysis for a wide range of U.S. government projects.
      • AARP Foundation's Tax-Aide at Santa Fe Community College, March 23, 2016 »

        U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) meets with seniors and volunteers with AARP Foundation's Tax-Aide program at Santa Fe Community College. The program is the nation's largest, free, volunteer-run tax preparation and assistance service. It is available to low- and moderate-income taxpayers with special attention to those aged 60 and older. In 2014, more than 35,000 AARP Foundation trained and IRS certified volunteers helped over 2.6 million people file their taxes. In Santa Fe, AARP Tax-Aide operates two sites where nearly 70 tax preparers and 30 other volunteers assist with tasks such as Spanish translation. The primary site is at the Santa Fe Community College and an additional site is located this year at the Santa Fe Boys & Girls Club. Since opening on February 1, the two sites have filed over 4,200 returns and have netted over $7.35 million in tax-return dollars back into the community.
        • Hampton Farms Peanut Company Facility in Portales, March 25, 2016 »

          U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich visits the Hampton Farms Peanut Company facility in Portales. He met with the family-owned company's staff, toured the facility, and discussed ways to expand businesses in eastern New Mexico with local officials to help grow the economy and create jobs. The facility in Portales employs 125 fulltime and seasonal workers throughout the year and allows Hampton Farms to serve the Western United States.

          • Eastern New Mexico University, March 25, 2016 »

            U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich tours Eastern New Mexico University (ENMU) campus with President Steven Gamble and meets with administrators, researchers, instructors, and students to learn more about the programs the university offers. Senator Heinrich also hosted a roundtable discussion with student leaders to discuss college affordability, reducing student loan debt, and building strong communities. Senator Heinrich finished his visit to ENMU by doing interviews in the studios of KENW Public Radio and Television on campus. ENMU is New Mexico's largest regional comprehensive university. The ENMU system includes a four-year campus in Portales and two-year campuses in Roswell and Ruidoso.

            • Clovis Community College, March 24, 2016 »

              U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich tours the Clovis Community College campus with President Dr. Becky Rowley. Senator Heinrich met with administrators and faculty members, and hosted a student roundtable to discuss the importance of higher education and the need to ensure that college is affordable and within reach for all New Mexicans. Senator Heinrich also was briefed on the college's work to provide job-training opportunities for students and visit the school's health care, nursing, and occupational technology departments.

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