U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), a member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, issued the following statement after President Trump announced his intent to nominate William Perry Pendley as the director of the Bureau of Land Management.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Nov. 21, 2019) – Today, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) a member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, introduced legislation to establish Bandelier National Park and Preserve. Senator Heinrich’s legislation seeks to protect in statute a strong relationship between the National Park Service and pueblos whose history and culture lies […]
As Supreme Court Considers LGBTQ Rights Cases, Udall and Heinrich Support Civil Rights Protections For Workers
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Oct. 9, 2019) – U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich signed an amicus brief supporting equal rights for LGBTQ employees, in three cases where high-performing employees were fired once their bosses discovered their sexual orientation or gender identity.
Senator Heinrich discusses “Military Readiness in the Age of AI” at The Atlantic Festival
U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich introduces the Clean Energy Jobs Act to establish a comprehensive, nationwide program at the Department of Energy to improve education and training for careers in clean energy
Udall, Heinrich, Luján, Torres Small Announces $2 Million to Combat Substance Abuse and Improve Mental Health Services in New Mexico
U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), and Xochitl Torres Small (D-N.M.) announced that the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), has awarded more than $2 million to combat substance abuse and to promote mental health and well-being in communities across New Mexico, including several New Mexico Tribal communities. The funding will go toward prevention, treatment, recovery, and research efforts.
Heinrich, Collins Introduce Bipartisan American Energy Opportunity Act To Streamline Clean Energy Technology Permitting
The lawmakers introduced the legislation to encourage state and local governments to adopt instantaneous permit applications for solar and battery storage
$75 Million Construction Project To Expand And Modernize Port of Entry Will Promote Economic Growth And Cross-border Community Ties
U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representative Xochitl Torres Small celebrated the official opening of a modernized and expanded Columbus Port of Entry in Columbus, New Mexico.
Pro Athletes Impacted By Climate Change Set To Testify Before Senate Democrats’ Special Committee On The Climate Crisis
“The Fight to Save Winter: Pro Athletes for Climate Action” on Thursday, September 12 at 11:30 a.m. ET/9:30 a.m. MT.
U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich sent a letter to the leaders of the New Mexico House and Senate, formally calling on them to work together to improve the well-being of New Mexico’s children. Specifically, Udall and Heinrich urged legislators to bring up and pass a measure that would allow voters to amend the constitution and invest a portion of the state’s Land Grant Permanent Fund in the most effective early childhood programs.