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  • WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released the following statement on President Trump’s decision to order a missile attack on Syria: “The United States together with the international community has a responsibility to deter Bashar al-Assad and every regime watching...
  • — by The Associated Press
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s two U.S. senators are concerned that tariffs implemented by the Chinese government on dozens of American product lines, including pecans, could hurt growers in the state. New Mexico is one of the nation’s top pecan-producing states. Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich wrote a letter Friday...
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to express concern with the retaliatory tariffs implemented by the Chinese government on 128 American product lines, including an additional 15 percent tariff on U.S. pecans, in response to U.S....
  • — by Zachary-Fryer Biggs
    There’s been a lot of discussion lately about whether President Donald Trump will try to fire special counsel Robert Mueller or Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the two men who wield the most power in the Russia investigation. A series of scandals, with the FBI raiding the office of Trump’s personal...
  • LAS CRUCES, N.M. -  On Tuesday, April 17, the Office of U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) will host a Service Academy Information Night in Las Cruces at the Mayfield High School Library. Senator Heinrich's staff will be on hand to answer questions and give prospective applicants and their families the opportunity to speak with...
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. -  Today, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) partnered with the American Library Association (ALA) to host a panel on improving access to high-speed internet in Tribal and rural communities. The discussion featured Tribal librarians and rural telecom experts and focused on how broadband connectivity and telecommunications...
  • — by Susan Montoya Bryan
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two western senators are proposing to expand access to a $4 billion federal program that has allowed public schools and libraries throughout the U.S. to obtain high-speed internet at affordable rates as one way to close the digital divide that persists across American Indian communities and other rural...
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. -  U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) introduced the Quality Care for Moms and Babies Act of 2018 to improve maternity care for women and newborns. The United States has the worst rate of maternal deaths in the developed world and one of the highest rates of infant mortality. According to the 2017 New Mexico KIDS Count...
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. -  Today, the U.S. Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities held a hearing, "United States Special Operations Command's Efforts to Transform the Force for Future Security Challenges." Below is the opening statement of Ranking Member Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) as prepared for delivery. Let me begin...
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. ET/9:30 a.m. MT, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) is partnering with the American Library Association (ALA) to host a panel on improving access to high-speed internet in Tribal and rural communities. Senator Heinrich will be a featured speaker and highlight...
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released the following statement today on the chemical attack in Syria: "When any country chooses to ignore the international norms against the use of chemical weapons, they have made a deeply immoral decision with worldwide implications...
  • (U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich Tours Sagamore Wind Project and Roosevelt Wind Farm in Dora, N.M., April 5, 2018)  WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) toured the future site of the Sagamore Wind Project, which will be the largest wind farm in New Mexico's history, and the Roosevelt Wind Farm in Dora,...
  • — by Jamie Cushman
    DORA — Wind was on the minds of some Roosevelt County residents on Thursday, but not because their hats were flying off. Landowner Bill Rush touted the economic benefits that come from the energy-producing turbines on the Roosevelt Wind Farm and the planned Sagamore Wind Project, both south of Portales. Rush thanked U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich,...
  • — by Associated Press
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s two U.S. senators have joined fellow Democrats and environmentalists in calling for the embattled chief of the Environmental Protection Agency to resign. Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich issued statements Thursday, taking aim at Scott Pruitt’s policy decisions and recent suggestions that he...
  • — by Rick Abasta
    Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., stopped in Gallup April 2 to announce the Degrees Not Debt Act and to support the construction of the Gallup Veterans Cemetery. During his visit, he spoke to fellow democrats at the Jim Harlin Community Pantry about his bid for re-election to the U.S. Senate. Heinrich said voters of the region should cast their ballots...
  • — by Matthew Reichbach
    U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich and Tom Udall said Thursday that U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt should resign. The two Democrats are the latest elected official to say the scandal-ridden administrator should not be in charge of the agency. “Scott Pruitt has been surrounded by ethical problems and has failed to...
  • — by Kyle Chancellor
    GALLUP — College students currently graduate with degrees as well as mountains of debt — but a new bill is aimed at easing the burden of student loans in our nation. Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., announced for the first time Monday new legislation titled “Degrees Not Debt,” in front of students from Middle College High...
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) issued the following statement calling for Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt to resign: "Scott Pruitt has been surrounded by ethical problems and has failed to take the core mission of the Environmental Protection Agency seriously. He has been plagued by conflicts of...
  •   (U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich Tours Sceye, Inc. in Roswell, N.M., April 4, 2018)  WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) toured the development and assembly facility of Sceye, Inc., an aerospace company headquartered at the Roswell International Air Center. Sceye, Inc. develops technologies to better the...
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 9:30 a.m., U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) will be in Dora to tour the Sagamore Wind Project site, which will be the largest wind farm in New Mexico's history, and the Roosevelt Wind Farm. Senator Heinrich will visit the Sagamore Wind Project site with representatives from Xcel...