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Senators Udall, Heinrich Announce Funding to Support Health-Tech Expansion at Arrowhead Park

Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich announced that New Mexico State University will receive $488,000 in grant funding from the Economic Development Administration (EDA) for a study on the creation of a health care delivery and medical technology development cluster at Arrowhead Park in Doña Ana County. The funding will help New Mexico […]

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NM Congressional Delegation Introduces Bill to Expand Research on Rare Genetic Disease Affecting Hispanics

U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján, and Michelle Lujan Grisham announced they have introduced a bill to increase research, education and treatment for Cavernous Cerebral Malformations (CCM), an uncommon genetic blood vessel disease that impacts the brain and spinal cord, and affects people of Spanish descent, including many […]

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Senator Udall Voices Concern about Funding Levels for NM Priorities in GOP Appropriations Bills

Votes to advance funding bills for NM labs, bases, water projects, veterans, but says sequestration cuts must be reversed U.S. Senator Tom Udall joined the Senate Appropriations Committee to advance critical Fiscal Year 2016 bills that fund New Mexico priorities, including the national laboratories, military base construction and the Department of Veterans Affairs. But although […]

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Senator Heinrich: America COMPETES Act Puts U.S. On Path To Double Basic Energy Research

Legislation would reauthorize energy programs in the America COMPETES Act to help create jobs, streamline U.S. Department of Energy research U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), a member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, is an original cosponsor of legislation to reauthorize the energy programs included in the America COMPETES Act. The […]

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NM Democrats Call for Investigation of GOP’s Ham-Fisted Violation of Legislative Ethics Rules

Using State Seal to Trick Voters into Contributing to Republican Political Campaigns The Republican Party of New Mexico sent out a fundraising letter to 11,000 New Mexico voters last week dated “Thursday afternoon” – and apparently signed by House Majority Leader Rep. Nate Gentry – but it failed to get much more correct beyond that. […]

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Senators Udall, Heinrich Introduce Strong Start for America’s Children Act

Bill would expand access to preschool and improve early learning opportunities in NM U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich joined a group of senators yesterday in introducing the Strong Start for America’s Children Act to expand quality preschool programs in New Mexico and throughout the country. The Strong Start for America’s Children Act is […]

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Democrats New Statewide Leadership Team Showcased at Las Cruces Reception

The Democratic Party of New Mexico’s new state leadership team met with southern New Mexico Democrats at a reception held in Las Cruces on Tuesday night. Honored at the event were State Chairwoman Debra Haaland, State Vice Chair Juan Sanchez, State Secretary Neomi Martinez-Parra, and State Treasurer Robert Lara. The four statewide leaders were elected […]

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Senator Udall Announces Growing Support for Chemical Safety Bill

With 4 new cosponsors, a total of 40 senators from over half the states now back landmark chemical reform legislation U.S. Senators Tom Udall (N.M.) and David Vitter (R-La.) have announced that four more senators have signed onto their bipartisan legislation to reform the nation’s broken chemical safety law – bringing the total number of […]

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LULAC Condemns the Passage of Anti-Immigrant Amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act

Today, LULAC National Executive Director, Brent Wilkes, issued the following statement in response to the passage of the anti-immigrant amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) offered by U.S. House Representative Mo Brooks. “We are disappointed with the passage of the amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) offered by Congressman Brooks which […]

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Weekly Address: Creating Opportunity for All

In this week’s address, the President highlighted the importance of expanding opportunity for all Americans — a principle that has guided his work throughout the past six years. This past week, the President attended a summit at Georgetown University where he discussed issues like poverty and inequality, and what we can do to ensure everyone […]

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