New Mexico Delegation: Luján Calls On Nexstar And AT&T/DirecTV To End Blackout Of News Programs In New Mexico

New Mexico Delegation – Luján Calls On Nexstar And AT&T/DirecTV To End Blackout Of News Programs In New Mexico

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. House Assistant Speake Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) and Representatives Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) and Xochitl Torres Small (D-N.M.) called on Nexstar and AT&T/DirecTV to restore access to critical news programs in New Mexico as the two companies continue negotiations.

Udall, Haaland, Luján Introduce Bill To Increase Access To Nutritious Meals For Native Students

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Udall, Haaland, Luján Introduce Bill To Increase Access To Nutritious Meals For Native Students

WASHINGTON, D.C. ― U.S. Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.), vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, and U.S. Representatives Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) and Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) introduced legislation Thursday to give Tribes the authority to directly provide Child Nutrition Programs.

Luján Joins Colleagues to Launch PFAS Task Force

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Luján Joins Colleagues to Launch PFAS Task Force

Task Force established to address the urgent threat of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), in order to better protect communities, including those surrounding Cannon Air Force Base in New Mexico

Washington, D.C. – Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) has joined his colleagues to launch the bipartisan PFAS Task Force, with the goal of bringing PFAS clean-up to the forefront of the congressional agenda. In November of 2018, Cannon Air Force Base informed the New Mexico State Government that water from several wells on and off the Cannon Air Force Base (AFB) had been contaminated with PFAS. 

Luján Joins House Democrats In Introducing H.R. 1, The For The People Act

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Luján Joins House Democrats In Introducing H.R. 1, The For The People Act

Legislation includes several of the Congressman’s priorities, including Native American voting rights, voter empowerment, and election security

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) joined House Democrats Friday in introducing H.R. 1, the For the People Act. The legislation, sponsored by Congressman Jon Sarbanes (D-MD), would enact reforms to expand Americans’ access to the ballot box, reduce the influence of big money in politics and strengthen ethics rules for public servants across all three branches of government.

Rep. Ben Ray Luján and Representatives Pocan, Lynch, Boyle, And Schakowsky Introduce House Companion Of Senator Warren’s Accountable Capitalism Act

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Rep. Ben Ray Luján and Representatives Pocan, Lynch, Boyle, And Schakowsky Introduce House Companion Of Senator Warren’s Accountable Capitalism Act

The Comprehensive Legislation Would Help Eliminate Skewed Market Incentives and Empower American Workers

Washington, DC – Congressman Ben Ray Luján (D-NM), Mark Pocan (D-WI), Stephen Lynch (D-MA), Brendan Boyle (D-PA), and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) have introduced H.R. 7294, the House companion of Senator Warren’s (D-MA) Accountable Capitalism Act.

Luján, Udall, Heinrich, and Lujan Grisham Fight For New Mexico’s Farmers And Ranchers Impacted By Natural Disasters

Luján, Udall, Heinrich, and Lujan Grisham Fight For New Mexico’s Farmers And Ranchers Impacted By Natural Disasters

In letter to USDA, Lawmakers Urge Farm Service Agency To Support Rio Arriba County Farmers and Ranchers By Reconsidering Calculation For Financial Assistance

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ben Ray Luján (D-NM), Senators Tom Udall (D-NM) and Martin Heinrich (D-NM), and Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-NM) have sent a letter to the New Mexico State Farm Service Agency’s office about the proposed 2018 County Expected Yield/T-Yield for Rio Arriba County. The lawmakers expressed concern that the process to determine the T-Yield value is inconsistent with previous years and would have a negative impact on farmers and ranchers.