Udall, Heinrich Introduce Bill To Preserve And Expand Native American Languages

Udall, Heinrich Introduce Bill To Preserve And Expand Native American Languages WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich announced Thursday that they have introduced a bill to preserve endangered Native languages. The Native Language Immersion Student Achievement Act creates a new grant initiative to establish or expand Native language immersion programs. The grants will support the revitalization […]

Heinrich: USA FREEDOM Act Only Responsible Path Forward

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Heinrich: USA FREEDOM Act Only Responsible Path Forward WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), a member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, is calling for the passage of the USA FREEDOM Act of 2015 to ensure the Intelligence Community has an updated legal framework to strengthen national security while also protecting the privacy […]

NM Congressional Delegation Introduces Bill To Expand Research On Rare Genetic Disease Affecting Hispanics

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NM Congressional Delegation Introduces Bill To Expand Research On Rare Genetic Disease Affecting Hispanics WASHINGTON ― U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján, Steve Pearce and Michelle Lujan Grisham announced they have introduced a bill to increase research, education and treatment for Cavernous Cerebral Malformations (CCM), an uncommon genetic blood vessel disease that impacts the brain and […]

Heinrich, Udall Northern N.M. Wilderness Bill Gains Momentum In Committee Hearing

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Río Grande del Norte National Monument. Credit: Bob Wick (BLM) Heinrich, Udall Northern N.M. Wilderness Bill Gains Momentum In Committee Hearing WASHINGTON – A bill introduced by U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Tom Udall (D-N.M.) to establish two wilderness areas, the Cerro del Yuta Wilderness and Rio San Antonio Wilderness, within the Río Grande […]

Renewable Electricity Standard Legislation Advances: Sponsored By Udall & Heinrich

Renewable Electricity Standard Legislation Advances: Sponsored By Udall & Heinrich WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 19, 2015) – A bill introduced by U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) to create a national Renewable Electricity Standard (RES) received an important hearing Tuesday in the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.  The bill, S. […]

Heinrich Fights For New Mexico In Annual Defense Bill

Heinrich Fights For New Mexico In Annual Defense Bill WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, voted to advance the committee’s fiscal year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The bill includes key provisions Senator Heinrich worked to include that benefit New Mexico’s men and women in […]

Heinrich, Bennet Introduce Bill To Launch Tech-Transfer Maturation Program

Heinrich, Bennet Introduce Bill To Launch Tech-Transfer Maturation Program WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 11, 2015) – U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) introduced legislation to launch a new National Laboratory Technology Maturation Program (NLTMP) at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to facilitate successful commercialization of laboratory-developed technologies and boost regional, technology-driven economic […]

Heinrich, Udall Introduce Bill To Establish Wilderness Areas In Rio Grande Del Norte Monument

Heinrich, Udall Introduce Bill To Establish Wilderness Areas In Rio Grande Del Norte Monument WASHINGTON, D.C. ― U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich, D-N.M. and Tom Udall, D-N.M. have introduced a bill to establish two wilderness areas, the Cerro del Yuta Wilderness and Rio San Antonio Wilderness, within the Río Grande del Norte National Monument northwest of Taos. In […]