WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) released the following statement in recognition of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day:
"Martin Luther King Jr.‘s struggle for civil rights was an undeniable force that shaped our nation. On this day of national service, we celebrate his vision of hope, his dream of equality and justice, and his deep faith in humanity. As communities across New Mexico come together to honor Dr. King’s life, let us renew our commitment to helping others and building a country where the doors of social and economic opportunity are open for everyone, regardless of who you are or where you’re from."