• Raytheon Ktech in Albuquerque, March 23, 2016  »

    U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, announced a $10 million investment in directed energy development in New Mexico. A $4.8 million award from the U.S Air Force will go to Raytheon Ktech in Albuquerque to continue the Counter-Electronics High Power Microwave Advanced Missile, also known as CHAMP, for use aboard the Conventional Air-Launched Cruise Missile (CALCM). Senator Heinrich made the announcement at the Raytheon Ktech facility in Albuquerque. The company employs 170 people in New Mexico.

    • Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge, March 22, 2016 »

      U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich, a member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe announced that the Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge will receive $1 million in additional annual funding to engage urban communities and youth in conservation and outdoor recreation. The Refuge, located in Albuquerque's South Valley, is only five miles from downtown and has been working extensively with partners and community members to create a shared vision for opportunities to connect the Refuge with families and youth through conservation, culture, and community.

      • Press Conference Urging Senate Republicans to Do Their Jobs and Confirm a New Supreme Court Justice, February 25, 2016 »

        At a press conference in front of the Supreme Court of the United States, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich urges Senate Republicans to do their job, stop ignoring the Constitution, and confirm a new Supreme Court justice.

        • Discussing Recovery Efforts At New Moon Lodge Treatment Facility, February 17, 2016 »

          U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich visits New Moon Lodge Facility in Ohkay Owingeh to discuss addiction recovery efforts, prescription drug treatment, and hear firsthand from former residents who’ve benefited from the facility’s programs. Senator Heinrich was joined by U.S. Health and Human Services Region Six Director Marjorie Petty and met with Program Director Paul King-Miller, Executive Director of Eight Northern Indian Pueblos Inc. Gil Vigil, and Circle of Life Director Dorothy Forbes.

          • College Affordability Listening Session At Luna Community College, February 19, 2016 »

            U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich hosts a roundtable discussion to hear from students at Luna Community College in Las Vegas, N.M., about college affordability and discuss the importance of ensuring a college education is within reach for all New Mexicans. Senator Heinrich also met with school administrators and instructors and toured the campus’s vocational departments and preschool center. Senator Heinrich is an original cosponsor of America's College Promise Act, which would make two years of community college free and provide an affordable pathway to a four-year college degree for low-income students. He also introduced S. 1998, the Middle Class Creating Higher Education Affordability Necessary to Compete Economically (CHANCE) Act, a bill to increase access to affordable post-secondary education for low- to moderate-income students.

            • New Mexico Small Business Information Meeting, February 18, 2016 »

              U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich hosted a small business information meeting at the Albuquerque Convention Center between New Mexico small business owners and the Department of Energy’s Supply Chain Management Center (SCMC) to expand economic opportunity across the state. Senator Heinrich was joined by National Nuclear Security Administrator Lt. Gen. Frank Klotz USAF (Ret.) and SCMC Director Scott Bissen. The information meeting featured small group workshop sessions and discussions with representatives from Sandia National Laboratories, Los Alamos National Laboratory, the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, and the Small Business Administration.

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