• STOP Act Press Conference at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, July 5, 2016 »

    U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich, joined by tribal leaders at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque, discusses the Safeguard Tribal Objects of Patrimony (STOP) Act and highlights the urgent need to stop the theft and sale of priceless Native religious and cultural items in international markets. Tribal leaders from left to right: Jicarilla Apache Councilman Wainright Velarde; Pueblo of Jemez Governor David Yepa; Pueblo of Jemez Lt. Governor Ward Yeppa-Jemez; Navajo Nation Delegate Johnathan Hale; San Ildefonso Pueblo Governor James Mountain; Pueblo of Zuni Governor Val Panteah Sr.; Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo 2nd Lt. Governor Michael Montoya; Nambé Pueblo Lt. Governor Arnold Garcia; Santa Clara Pueblo Councilman Danny Naranjo; Pueblo of Acoma Governor Kurt Riley; Zia Pueblo Lt. Governor Brent Schildt; Pueblo of Isleta Lt. Governor Antonio Chewiwi; and Zia Pueblo Governor Jerome Lucero.

    • Celebrating Our Veterans At The Rio Rancho VFW, July 4, 2016 »

      U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich celebrates Independence Day at the Rio Rancho Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 5890 open house and hosts a flag ceremony to honor our nation's servicemembers and their families. Senator Heinrich met with local veterans and military families and to presented the VFW Post 5890 with a flag that was flown over the U.S. Capitol.

      • Increasing Resources For Counterdrug Efforts Along U.S.-Mexico Border, July 2, 2016 »

        U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, meets with New Mexico National Guard officials in Santa Fe, N.M., to discuss increasing resources for counterdrug efforts along the U.S.-Mexico border and build upon efforts to enable the New Mexico National Guard to become the first Air National Guard unit in the country to fly and train in the CV-22 Osprey.

        • Announcing Bipartisan Proposal To Help Keep Guns From Terrorists, June 21, 2016 »

          U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich helped forge a bipartisan solution with U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine) to help keep guns from terrorists and make our country safer. At a press conference in the U.S. Capitol, a group of senators from both sides of the aisle unveiled the Terrorist Firearms Prevention Act of 2016, which would prevent people who are on the No Fly List or the Selectee List from purchasing firearms.

          • Rio Tesuque Creek Tour, May 30, 2016 »

            U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich, met with Tesuque Pueblo Governor Rick Vigil and toured the Rio Tesuque Creek to learn about the Pueblo’s channel modification plans. This project will improve water flow and storage for irrigation and cultural uses.
            • Memorial Day Ceremony at Santa Fe National Cemetery, May 30, 2016 »

              U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich delivers a speech at the Memorial Day ceremony at Santa Fe National Cemetery. In his remarks, Senator Heinrich honored our nation's fallen heroes, veterans, and military families, and underscored New Mexico's proud tradition of answering the call of duty.
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