Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) joined the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis to unveil a comprehensive Climate Crisis Action Plan to address climate change and put the nation on a path toward net-zero carbon pollution by 2050 or sooner.
Congressman Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), the U.S. House Assistant Speaker, issued the following statement on the passing of renowned Chicano author Rudolfo Anaya.
Today, Attorney General Hector Balderas announced that Second Judicial District Court Judge Jacqueline Flores sentenced Mark Vallejos to 5 years in the Department of Corrections for possession of child pornography.
U.S. House Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) issued the following statement after voting to pass the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act.
No injuries have been reported. Members of the public are advised to avoid the area around the Winsor Ridge Fire. Smoke is likely to be visible in the Pecos Canyon area. Smoke-sensitive individuals and people with respiratory problems or heart disease are encouraged to take precautionary measures.
No injuries have been reported. Yesterday SFNF personnel diverted approximately 500 people away from the area around the fire. Members of the public should stay away from the Cowles Ponds area, the Winsor Ridge Trailhead and Stewart Lake so they do not interfere with fire operations. The forest prepared a closure order for the area. Drones pose a serious risk to firefighting and can cause air operations to cease.
The Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) today issued a closure order for recreation sites, Forest Service roads and trails, and areas within the Pecos Wilderness impacted by the Winsor Ridge Fire.
Members of the public should stay away from the Cowles Ponds area, the Winsor Ridge Trailhead and Stewart Lake so they do not interfere with fire operations. Drones pose a serious risk to firefighting and can cause air operations to cease. The public is reminded that “If you fly, we can’t!”
U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), along with 34 Senate Democrats, have introduced standalone legislation requiring the Pentagon to remove all names, symbols, displays, monuments, and paraphernalia that honor or commemorate the Confederate States of America and anyone who voluntarily served it from all military bases and other assets of the Department of Defense. The Pentagon must rename the assets within one year.
U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.), ranking member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies, issued the following statement on President Trump’s nomination of William Perry Pendley to serve as director of the Bureau of Land Management.
U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), a member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, issued the following statement after President Trump announced his intent to nominate William Perry Pendley as the director of the Bureau of Land Management.
Commissioner of Public Lands Stephanie Garcia Richard today declined to sign a renewal of a Programmatic Agreement between the New Mexico State Land Office and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
State Auditor Brian S. Colón with Supreme Court Justice Shannon Bacon, yesterday, shared the results of the pilot project for review of guardianship and conservatorship cases filed in District Courts.
The Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) today issued a closure order that extends the closure of four group recreation sites in compliance with the restrictions on mass gatherings in the current New Mexico state public health order to limit the spread of COVID-19.