TODAY: Heinrich, Torres Small To Hold Press Call On Final Passage Of White Sands National Park Establishment Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Wednesday, December 18 at 2:30 p.m. ET/12:30 p.m. MT, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and U.S. Representative Xochitl Torres Small (D-N.M.) will hold a press teleconference to discuss the redesignation of White Sands to a national park.

The provision was included in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020, which passed the Senate on Tuesday by a vote of 86 to 8 and will soon be signed into law.

In March, Heinrich and Torres Small introduced the White Sands National Park Establishment Act, a bill to designate White Sands National Monument a national park. The White Sands National Park Establishment Act has strong support from local community leaders and elected officials in southern New Mexico.

***Press interested in attending should RSVP at press@heinrich.senate.gov or call (202) 228-1578.***

 

Washington, D.C. - Today, Wednesday, December 18, 2019

 

WHO:  U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich, U.S. Representative Xochitl Torres Small

WHAT: Press Call on White Sands National Park

WHEN:  12:30 p.m. MT/ 2:30 p.m. ET

DIAL-IN: Please call (202) 228-0808; Conference ID: 628017