• La Clinica de Familia Santa Teresa School-Based Clinic, May 16, 2015 »

    U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich tours La Clinica de Familia Santa Teresa School-Based Clinic and receives a briefing on the facility's impact on the community. A $500,000 grant from Health Resources and Services Administration capital project outlays under the Affordable Care Act allowed La Clinica de Familia to build the new health center next to Santa Teresa High School and strengthen its existing school-based health services. La Clinica de Familia is a Federally Qualified Health Center that operates across Doña Ana County and provides affordable health care through a system of seven medical clinics, five dental clinics, three school-based clinics, behavioral health services, and Early Head Start, Healthy Start, and Promotora programs.

    • Touring the U.S.-Mexico Border Region at Santa Teresa, May 16, 2015 »

      U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich tours the Santa Teresa industrial corridor and meets with officials from the Border Industrial Association and Santa Teresa Port of Entry. The visit also included a tour of the Union Pacific Intermodal Terminal at Santa Teresa to discuss the $400-million facility's economic impact on the region.

      • Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks Year Anniversary Kick-Off Celebration in Las Cruces, May 15, 2015 »

        U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich helps kick-off the celebration of the one-year anniversary of the Organ Mountain-Desert Peaks National Monument. The event was sponsored by the Las Cruces Green Chamber of Commerce and the New Mexico Wilderness Alliance at the Farm and Ranch Museum in Las Cruces, N.M. The event featured a tribal blessing, the unveiling of the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks Achievement badge for the Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest, information related to the monument, and a "class picture" of groups and individuals who worked to help establish the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument.

        • National Park Heritage Award Reception, April 28, 2015 »

          U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich receives the National Park Heritage Award from the National Parks Conservation Association for his efforts to secure major public lands bills in the Fiscal Year 2015 National Defense Authorization Act, which included the largest expansion of the National Park System in nearly three decades. Senator Heinrich was recognized for his recent work to pass into law provisions to transition the Valles Caldera National Preserve to new management to increase public access and establish the Manhattan Project National Historical Park in Los Alamos.

          • Meeting with Americans for Indian Opportunity's Ambassadors Program participants and staff, April 15, 2015 »

            Senator Martin Heinrich meets with Leroy Silva from Laguna Pueblo; Americans for Indian Opportunity Projects Assistant Danielle Romero; Dalene Coriz of Santo Domingo Pueblo; Americans for Indian Opportunity President and Founder LaDonna Harris; and Americans for Indian Opportunity Director of Leadership Initiative Brittany Simmons. Senator Heinrich commended the current Ambassadors Program class on their work to move Native communities forward.

            • U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich meets with A. Eric Alvarez, the current Secretary to the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission, in his Washington, D.C. office.  »

              Senator Heinrich serves on the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission, which was established in 1929 by the passage of the Migratory Bird Conservation Act. The Commission was created and authorized to consider and approve areas of land and/or water recommended by the Secretary of the Interior for purchase or rental by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, as well as establish new waterfowl refuges.

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