Udall, Heinrich Defend New Mexicans’ Access To Public Streams

  Lawmakers reaffirm that New Mexico’s rivers, streams, and lakes belong to the public   WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) issued the following statement in support of New Mexicans’ right under the state constitution to access public surface waters:  “The New Mexico Constitution ensures that rivers, streams, and lakes in New Mexico ‘belong to the public’.  And, for […]

Udall, Heinrich Join Bipartisan Call For Trump Administration To Eliminate Payment Limits For Farmers And Ranchers For COVID-Related Losses

  WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) joined a bipartisan letter to President Donald J. Trump urging him to eliminate payment limits for livestock, dairy and specialty crop producers in the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). The bipartisan effort is supported by the New Mexico Farm and Livestock Bureau and New Mexico Dairy Producers, among many other […]

Udall, Heinrich Urge FEMA To Support Tribal Requests For Assistance

  WASHINGTON (April 13, 2020) – U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) sent a letter to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Peter T. Gaynor outlining significant concerns about the public health and economic impacts that the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak is having on tribal communities in New Mexico. Senators Udall […]

NM Delegation Hails $4.6M DOT Rail Grant As A Win For Bernalillo County And NM Economy

New Mexico Delegation

  Grant will fund rail safety and infrastructure improvements to serve businesses adjacent to ABQ International Sunport WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) and Xochitl Torres Small (D-N.M.) announced the Federal Railroad Administration, a division of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), has awarded a $4,638,546 grant […]

Heinrich, Portman Introduce Bill To Require Digital Engineering Careers Within U.S. Armed Forces, Bolster Artificial Intelligence

Heinrich, Portman Introduce Bill To Require Digital Engineering Careers Within U.S. Armed Forces, Bolster Artificial Intelligence

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 15, 2019) – Today, the co-founders of the Senate Artificial Intelligence Caucus, U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Rob Portman (R-Ohio), introduced the bipartisan Armed Forces Digital Advantage Act, which would modernize the Department of Defense (DoD) workforce by adding a recruitment focus and establishing military career tracks for digital engineering.

Heinrich Statement On 14th Anniversary Of September 11 Terrorist Attacks

Heinrich Statement On 14th Anniversary Of September 11 Terrorist Attacks WASHINGTON, D.C. (Sept. 11, 2015) – U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) released the following statement recognizing the 14th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks: “Today, we honor the memory of those who lost their lives on September 11 and pay tribute to all […]

Heinrich Fights To Strengthen Wildfire Suppression Efforts; Fix Fire Budget

Heinrich Fights To Strengthen Wildfire Suppression Efforts; Fix Fire Budget WASHINGTON  – During U.S. Senate Committee on Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests and Mining hearing, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) reportedly fought to strengthen wildfire suppression efforts, including hazardous fuel reduction and watershed restoration. He also emphasized the need for community engagement in […]