Photos

  • Raising The National Minimum Wage Press Conference, October 16, 2014 »

    U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) visits the Mountain View Market in Las Cruces to talk about the growing income inequality in America and the importance of raising the national minimum wage to $10.10 for all workers. Mountain View Market employs workers who earn above the federal minimum wage. The Senator was joined by local business owners, workers, and representatives from Comunidades en Acción y de Fé (CAFé). Senator Heinrich is a cosponsor of the Fair Minimum Wage Act, legislation that would raise the national minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 over three years and index future wage increases to inflation.

    • Paseo I-25 Interchange Reconstruction Project Tour & Roundtable Discussion, October 15, 2014 »

      U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) joins U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx in Albuquerque to tour the Paseo I-25 Interchange Reconstruction Project and participates in a roundtable discussion at the Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce on the need to invest in infrastructure projects. Investments in public transit, roads, and alternative forms of transportation help increase economic development and tourism opportunities.

      • Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge Federal Funding Announcement, October 15, 2014 »

        U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) joins U.S. Department of Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx, U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.), U.S. Representative Michelle Lujan Grisham, and Bernalillo County Commissioner Art De La Cruz at the Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge to announce $8 million in federal funding to improve access to the Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge in Albuquerque’s South Valley. Members of the Native American Urban Youth Corps and the local community also attended the event.

        • OptiSource Tour, October 10, 2014 »

          U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) toured OptiSource, a photonics manufacturing facility in Albuquerque, to discuss its latest projects and how research and development can help spur innovation and job creation. Optisource, a local photonics business, manufacturers wave plates, mirrors, prisms, and laser beamsplitters for purchase by industry and research and development groups at universities and laboratories.

          • Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge, October 10, 2014 »

            U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich tours the Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge. During the tour, he met with members of the Native American Urban Youth Corps and partners from La Plazita and Rio Grande Bird Research, Inc. Making the Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge a reality has been a community effort and is representative of New Mexico's tremendous role in preserving America's outdoor heritage.

            • Bureau of Land Management Pilot Office in Farmington, August 19, 2014 »

              U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich discusses energy development and public lands with staff at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Pilot Office in Farmington. Senator Heinrich is a cosponsor of the BLM Permit Processing Improvement Act, which would extend a pilot program that has helped BLM balance complex demands, including oil and gas permitting and environmental management in New Mexico and other parts of the West. The pilot program has helped streamline operations in BLM field offices in Farmington and Carlsbad.

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