Udall, Luján, Haaland Introduce Comprehensive CARE Act To Combat The Opioid And Substance Use Epidemic

Udall, Luján, Haaland Introduce Comprehensive CARE Act To Combat The Opioid And Substance Use Epidemic

Endorsed by over 200 organizations, the CARE Act is the most ambitious legislation of its kind in Congress and would allocate $100 billion over 10 years

WASHINGTON – On Thursday, U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), Assistant Speaker of the House, and Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) joined Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Representative Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) in introducing the Comprehensive Addiction Resources Emergency (CARE) Act, the most ambitious legislation ever introduced in Congress to confront the opioid and substance use epidemic.

Udall, Heinrich, Luján Announce $220 Million In Contract Opportunities For Uranium Mine Cleanup On Navajo Nation

Udall, Heinrich, Luján Announce $220 Million In Contract Opportunities For Uranium Mine Cleanup On Navajo Nation

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representative Ben Ray Luján announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) plans to award multiple contracts worth an estimated $220 million over a five-year period to address the legacy of uranium contamination from abandoned mines in the Navajo Nation area. 

New Mexico Delegation Introduce Legislation To Address Health Disparities For Native Americans Living In Urban Areas Off The Reservations

New Mexico Delegation

New Mexico Delegation Introduce Legislation To Address Health Disparities For Native Americans Living In Urban Areas Off The Reservations

The Urban Indian Health Parity Act will help expand services and improve care

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall, vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, and U.S. Representative Ben Ray Luján, Assistant Speaker of the House, along with U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representatives Deb Haaland and Xochitl Torres Small, introduced bicameral legislation to improve Medicaid for Native patients who receive services at Urban Indian Health Programs. The Urban Indian Health Parity Act is also cosponsored by ten other U.S. Senators and 13 other members of the House of Representatives.