• New Combat Rescue Helicopter Ffleet at Kirtland Air Force Base, May 31, 2016 »

    At a press conference with the 58th Special Operations Wing in a hanger at Kirtland Air Force Base (KAFB), U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich announced that KAFB will receive a new combat search and rescue helicopter fleet to replace current aging aircraft. KAFB will be the first Air Force installation in the country to receive the new Combat Rescue Helicopters (CRH). According to the fielding plan, KAFB will receive a total of 14 Combat Rescue Helicopters between fiscal year 2020 and 2028. Senator Heinrich fought against a proposal to terminate the helicopter replacement program in 2014 and has advocated on the Senate Armed Services Committee to replace the existing fleet.
    • Los Alamos National Laboratory Major Subcontractors Consortium (MSC) Meeting, May 5, 2016 »

      U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich joined the Los Alamos National Laboratory Major Subcontractors Consortium (MSC) in a meeting where he met several New Mexico small business owners. LANL subcontractors employ approximately 2,000 New Mexico workers. MSC supports education, economic development, and community giving throughout Northern New Mexico.
      • Area G Tour at Los Alamos National Laboratory, May 5, 2016 »

        • Meeting With U.S. Supreme Court Nominee Merrick Garland, May 19, 2016 »

          U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich meets with U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Merrick Garland in the senator’s Washington, D.C. office, May 19, 2016.
          • Honoring Vietnam War Veteran George Perez, May 6, 2016 »

            U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich hosted a flag presentation ceremony to honor Vietnam War veteran George Perez for his service to our nation and commitment to serve other fellow veterans. Mr. Perez is a volunteer at Disabled American Veterans in Albuquerque, where he works to connect veterans to earned benefits. Senator Heinrich is committed to ensuring the United States keeps its promises to our men and women in uniform. Senator Heinrich worked to pass Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Fiscal Year 2016 Appropriations bill to help the U.S Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) make critical steps toward eliminating the veterans claims backlog.

            • New Mexico PTA's 101st Annual Convention, May 6, 2016 »

              U.S. Senator Heinrich speaks at the New Mexico PTA's 101st Annual Convention. The event featured local speakers, informative workshops, and recognized NMPTA Proud! Awards winners. Last year, Senator Heinrich worked to pass the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) a bipartisan, bicameral bill to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). The ESSA eliminates Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP), which placed one-size-fits-all benchmarks on schools, and replaces it with a State-designed accountability system.

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