Ohkay Owingeh Airport To Receive FAA Grant Announces Udall & Heinrich

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Image from plane of Ohkay Owingeh Airport outside Española. Courtesy photo Española’s  Ohkay Owingeh Airport To Receive FAA Grant Announces Udall & Heinrich WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) announced today that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), an agency under the U.S. Department of Transportation, has awarded more than $6.1 […]

Udall, Heinrich Announce $365,000 to Prevent Drunk Driving, Improve Traffic Safety

Udall, Heinrich Announce $365,000 to Prevent Drunk Driving, Improve Traffic Safety WASHINGTON D.C. – Thursday, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich announced more than $365,000 for the New Mexico Department of Transportation to help prevent drunk driving and improve safety on New Mexico roads. The funds will support local safety efforts including sobriety checkpoints, […]

Heinrich Lauds U.S. Supreme Court Decision To Expand Marriage Equality Nationwide

Heinrich Lauds U.S. Supreme Court Decision To Expand Marriage Equality Nationwide WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) released the following statement after the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in favor of marriage equality in Obergefell v. Hodges: “This is an historic moment for the country and it marks a significant step forward […]

VIDEO: Heinrich Tells Stories of N.M. DREAMers, Marks Third Anniversary of DACA

VIDEO: Heinrich Tells Stories of N.M. DREAMers, Marks Third Anniversary of DACA WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) delivered a speech on the Senate floor Thursday to highlight the success of the Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals (DACA), a program President Obama announced three years ago that has offered temporary deportation relief and work […]

Santa Clara Pueblo & Valles Caldera To Receive $1.3 Million In Wildfire Prevention Funds

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Fire damaged Santa Clara lands bordering the Valle Caldera. Photo by Adam DuBrowa, Courtesy FEMA Nearly $1.3 Million In Wildfire Prevention Funds OK’d For Santa Clara Pueblo And Valles Caldera Funding from new program to help treat vulnerable forests, build resilience to prevent damage from future fires WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin […]

Udall, Heinrich Push To End “Predatory PayDay Lending Practices”

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Udall, Heinrich Push To End “Predatory PayDay Lending Practices” WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich joined a group of Senators in expressing support for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) developing new rules to address predatory practices in payday and similar types of lending. The Senators argue that it is necessary for the […]

Heinrich Fights For N.M. Water Priorities, Discusses Drought Relief Projects In Committee Hearing

Heinrich Fights For N.M. Water Priorities, Discusses Drought Relief Projects In Committee Hearing WASHINGTON – During a Tuesday U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources hearing, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) discussed the impact drought conditions have across New Mexico and ways to tackle water supply needs in the state.  The committee received testimony […]

Heinrich Lauds Passage of USA Freedom Act

Heinrich Lauds Passage of USA Freedom Act WASHINGTON – Tuesday, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), a member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, voted for the USA Freedom Act of 2015, which passed the Senate by a vote of 67 to 32. The legislation will end the National Security Agency’s (NSA) bulk collection program that […]