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  • WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 1, 2017) - Yesterday, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), a member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, attended the Zuni Mountain Trails Project signing ceremony. During the event, Alvin Whitehair, District Ranger from the Mt. Taylor Ranger District of Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands...
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), a member of the Senate Climate Action Task Force, issued the following statement on reports that President Trump is expected to withdraw from the Paris Agreement, the historic agreement reached by the United States and nearly 200 other countries to address the challenge of global...
  • WASHINGTON — This week, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich introduced a bill with Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) to improve voting access and fight growing voter suppression nationwide by requiring states to provide every registered voter a ballot two weeks before the election, allow voters to mail in their ballots, and establish...
  • — by Maggie Shepard
    U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich toured PB&J Family Services on Tuesday to hear first hand how Medicaid pays for crucial programs for struggling families and children at the whole-family, early education nonprofit’s headquarters in the South Valley. The stop was part of a series of visits Heinrich is taking to understand the impact of Medicaid...
  • LAS CRUCES, N.M. - In an ongoing effort to provide top-notch constituent service, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich's (D-N.M.) staff will hold Mobile Office Hours in Silver City on Tuesday, June 6, from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Silver City Senior Center. Staff will be on hand to assist residents who have questions regarding Social Security benefits,...
  • — by U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich
    Earlier this month, I hosted a Town Hall at the Las Cruces Convention Center with Senator Tom Udall. It was encouraging to see hundreds of people engage in our democracy and ask important questions about the direction of our state and nation. I am also grateful for the calls and letters I receive from New Mexicans every day in my offices about a...
  • ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – On Tuesday, May 30 and Wednesday, May 31, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) will be in Albuquerque to hear from New Mexico parents about the importance of Medicaid and present a Bronze Star Medal. On Tuesday May 30, Senator Heinrich will be in the South Valley of Albuquerque to visit PB&J Family Services, a...
  • ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – On Tuesday, May 30 and Wednesday, May 31, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) will be in Albuquerque to hear from New Mexico parents about the importance of Medicaid and present a Bronze Star Medal. On Tuesday May 30, Senator Heinrich will be in the South Valley of Albuquerque to visit PB&J Family Services, a...
  • — by Colleen Keane
    Tick, tock! If you want to add your voice to the debate on continued national monument status for Bears Ears, the time to do it is now! On April 26, President Donald Trump ordered Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to review Bears Ears and 20 other national monuments dating back to 1996 to see if their protected federal status should remain or not. The...
  • WASHINGTON D.C.— Today, ahead of Memorial Day weekend, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich called on the Trump administration to take concrete steps to address the reported decline in tourism to the United States as a result of President Trump’s hostile rhetoric and harmful travel policies, which have created the perception that...
  • SANTA FE, N.M. - On Friday, May 26 and Saturday, May 27, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) will travel to Los Alamos and Española. During his visit, he will make a special announcement about the Manhattan Project National Historical Park and host a discussion on the economic impact of New Mexico’s growing craft beer and wine...
  • FARMINGTON, N.M. - On Monday, May 29, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) will deliver remarks during a Memorial Day ceremony at Farmington’s Memory Gardens Cemetery. At the ceremony, Senator Heinrich will honor our nation's fallen heroes, veterans, and military families, and underscore New Mexico's proud tradition of answering the...
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. — In the wake of the terrorist attack at a concert in Manchester, England, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) is raising serious concerns over cuts included in President Trump’s FY2018 budget to critical Transportation Security Administration (TSA) programs that safeguard Americans at large events and while...
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich joined Senator Elizabeth Warren in introducing the Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act that would allow those with outstanding student loan debt to refinance at the lower interest rates currently offered to new borrowers. Outstanding student loan debt in America totals...
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), Ranking Member of the Joint Economic Committee, released the following statement on President Trump’s FY2018 budget: “President Trump’s budget does nothing but abandon the hard-working Americans and rural communities he promised to fight for, while providing tax...
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich and Tom Udall outlined the harmful impact TrumpCare will have in rural America where communities have long faced challenges with access to affordable health care insurance and services. The senators were joined by New Mexico Radiologist Dr. Robert Rosenberg and National Association of...
  • — by U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich
    A prosperous new future for New Mexico starts with investing in education. In recent decades, our state has kept college tuition lower than our neighboring states, supported programs like the Lottery Scholarship, and made sure community colleges, branch campuses, and tribal universities can serve communities across our state. All of that is...
  • WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) urged the Senate Appropriations Committee to support NASA’s Office of Education in the coming fiscal year despite a proposal by President Trump to eliminate the office, which works to inspire and educate students across the country to pursue...
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. - On Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. ET / 9:30 a.m. MT, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), Ranking Member of the Joint Economic Committee, will lead a press conference with U.S. Senators Al Franken (D-Minn.) and Bob Casey (D-Pa.), and National Association of Rural Health Clinics President John Gill, to discuss the harmful...
  • — by U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich
    The Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument is a national model for community-driven conservation and the culmination of decades of advocacy from a broad coalition of local elected officials, tribal and Hispanic leaders, local businesses, sportsmen, veterans, faith leaders, and community members across southern New Mexico who recognized the...