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  • Sapphire Energy Research and Development Facility, January 23, 2014 »

    U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich tours the Sapphire Energy Research and Development Facility in Las Cruces on January 23, 2014 where he was briefed on the site's crop development, production, and extraction process of green crude from algae, and discussed critical industry partnerships. Senator Heinrich, a member of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, is a strong advocate for the use of renewable biofuels and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics education, and is the only engineer in the United States Senate.

    • Veterans Transition Center, January 23, 2014 »

      U.S. Senator Heinrich tours the Veterans Transition Center in Deming on January 23, 2014 to meet with board members, staff, and veterans. The center provides free food, clothing, housing assistance, and other transition services to veterans. It also provides services the general public in Luna, Grant, and Hidalgo Counties. The center houses an emergency food pantry, kitchen, access to the Internet, and a thrift store that is free for veterans. As a strong advocate for veterans, Senator Heinrich has led the fight to reduce the veterans disability claims backlog and improve infrastructure for community-based outpatient clinics across New Mexico.

      • Ben Archer Health Center of Hatch, January 22, 2014 »

        U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich tours Ben Archer Health Center in Hatch on January 22, 2014 to discuss the center's experience with innovative programs, including a home visitation program -- made possible by the Affordable Care Act -- for chronic patients in rural communities. The center recently received a $1.27 million grant from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which is expected to reduce the cost of care and help increase the quality of life for patients with chronic illnesses.

        • Highlights from 2013 »

          • Honoring the Code Talkers, November 20, 2013 »

            On Capitol Hill, the soldiers who served as “Code Talkers” during World War II were honored with the Congressional Gold Medal for their duty at conveying confidential information through their native languages. The Pueblo of Acoma and Pueblo of Laguna were two of the 33 tribes to be recognized with the award. The tradition of answering the call of duty runs deep in New Mexico's history.

            • Veterans Day in Gallup, November 11, 2013 »

              U.S. Senator Heinrich commemorates Veterans Day with the community in Gallup, New Mexico. Rand McNally recently named Gallup the most patriotic small town in the country in its Best of the Road contest.

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