• HEARTH Act Agreement Signing Ceremony at Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo, January 4, 2016 »

    U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich joined members of Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo and U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) Acting Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Larry Roberts at a signing ceremony to formally approve new tribal leasing regulations that give the pueblo greater control of leasing on tribal lands. The agreement was made possible through the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership (HEARTH) Act, a bill sponsored by then-Representative Heinrich, and signed into law in 2012, which gives tribes the option of approving federal trust land leases for residential, business, renewable energy, and other purposes directly through tribal regulations, rather than waiting for approval from DOI's Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA).
    • 100 Highlights from 2015 »

      U.S. Senator Heinrich serving New Mexico in 2015.

      • Not Forgotten Outreach Inc. Taos Military Family Respite Center, December 5, 2015 »

        U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich tours the Taos Military Family Respite Center and meets with the AmeriCorps NCCC team that is currently working on remodeling the facility. The center is owned and managed by Not Forgotten Outreach Inc., a local organization dedicated to motivating veterans and their families to participate in recreational activities in order to facilitate the transition from active duty to civilian life. The Military Family Respite Center connects veterans to job opportunities, helps them access benefits, and provides peer counseling and mentorship opportunities.

        • Taos Feeds Taos, December 5, 2015 »

          U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich joined Taos Feeds Taos volunteers to help prepare food baskets for needy families this holiday season. Senator Heinrich, Ret. 1SG Francis Cordova, and National Guardsmen picked up non-perishable foods from the Taos Mesa Brewery--the facility hosting this year's Eighth Annual Food Drive and Benefit Show--and delivered them to the Taos U.S. Army National Guard Armory, where the baskets will be sorted and prepared for distribution to families. This year marks Taos Feeds Taos' 30th anniversary.

          • Presenting Service Medals To New Mexico Vietnam War Veteran, December 4, 2015 »

            U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich presented nine medals, including the Purple Heart, a Bronze Star Medal, and an Air Medal to U.S. Army veteran Stephen Bailey. Senator Heinrich's office assisted Mr. Bailey, who served more than 10 years in the Army, obtain medals he earned, but never received, for his service in the Vietnam War. Mr. Bailey was joined by his wife, Kathy Bailey, and members of his family.

            • Health Leadership High School, December 4, 2015 »

              U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich visited Health Leadership High School in Albuquerque to meet with students who are studying for careers in the health care field. The school focuses on providing students with hands-on work experience through internships and career exploration opportunities. Senator Heinrich toured the campus and hosted a discussion with students about their current projects, experiences with the school, and plans to advance their education and careers. Health Leadership High School opened in August 2013 in partnership with First Choice Healthcare, Presbyterian Healthcare Services, and the University of New Mexico Hospital.

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