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March 26, 2015

Udall, Heinrich Introduce Budget Amendment to Protect America's Treasured Public Lands from Being Sold Off

WASHINGTON - U.S. Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich introduced an amendment to the Senate's budget resolution that would protect America's parks and public lands, including national forests, wildlife refuges, and conservation lands, from being sold off as a deficit reduction tactic. The amendment is cosponsored by Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Jon Tester (D-Mont.), and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.).

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March 26, 2015

NM Delegation Responds to Report by WIPP Technical Assessment Team

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Reps. Steve Pearce and Ben Ray Luján issued the following joint statement on the report by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Technical Assessment Team, analyzing the scientific cause of the drum failure that led to the Feb. 14, 2014, radiological incident at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP).

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March 26, 2015

Udall Leads Effort to Keep Dark Money out of Elections

WASHINGTON - With the Senate debating amendments to this year's proposed budget resolution, Republicans voted against an amendment offered by Sens. Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) aimed at making it more difficult for corporations and billionaires to secretly influence federal elections through unlimited and undisclosed campaign expenditures - so-called "dark money."

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March 26, 2015

Udall, Heinrich Announce $833,700 Grant to Improve N.M. Affordable Housing Options

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich announced that NeighborWorks America will award three New Mexico nonprofit affordable housing organizations with a total of $833,700 in grants funded through last December's "omnibus" appropriations bill to fund the government.

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March 25, 2015

Udall Statement on the Death of Former Santa Fe Mayor George Gonzales

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Tom Udall issued the following statement in memory of former Santa Fe Mayor George Gonzales, who passed away last night.

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Udall Urges Energy Secretary to Work with N.M. to Safely Reopen WIPP, Support B61 Life Extension Program

During a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, U.S. Senator Tom Udall urged U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz to work constructively with the state of New Mexico to safely reopen the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) and prioritize the B61 Life Extension Program, which supports jobs at Los Alamos and Sandia national labs.

Tom Presses Officials on Veterans' Benefits, Claims Process at Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing

Senator Tom Udall pressed Veterans Benefits Administration Undersecretary for Benefits Allison A. Hickey on the need to protect veterans' benefits and improve the process for approving and adjudicating veterans' claims.

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Tom Discusses Funding for Wildfire, Valles Caldera at Subcommittee Hearing on Forest Service Budget

Senator Tom Udall helped lead a hearing as ranking member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior and Environment to review the FY2016 budget for the U.S. Forest Service.

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At EPW Hearing, Tom Urges Congress to Reform Broken Chemical Safety Law, Protect Kids from Chemicals

Senator Tom Udall delivered remarks at a hearing of the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works about his bill, the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act.

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Tom Discusses New Mexico's Rural Water Infrastructure at Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing

At a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing, Senator Tom Udall questioned U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack about water infrastructure for rural and underserved communities in New Mexico.

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January 27, 2015

Keystone Bill is the Wrong Energy Priority

I have long called for a "do it all, do it right" energy strategy, that invests not only in traditional energy sources but allows us to maximize our potential when it comes to renewable sources, like solar and wind. That's one reason I'm so disappointed that for the third week, the Senate has been debating a bill that would mandate approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline.

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December 19, 2014

Holiday Reflections

The holidays are a wonderful time of year, when we reflect on the past year and make resolutions for the next. It's also a time to think about family and friends. New Mexico has a proud tradition of military service, and many of us have family serving far away. 

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August 28, 2014

Working Together, Moving Forward Together for Our Economy

Working to do what's right for New Mexico's economy is my top priority in the U.S. Senate. Click here to learn more about the work I'm doing to help build a better future for our state.

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July 21, 2014

Doing Right By Our Veterans

Our veterans sacrificed for us without hesitation. They deserve nothing less than the best health care we can provide, and I'm working on several ways to make sure they get it.

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July 18, 2014

#ShowcaseNM - Photo Contest

I'm on the lookout for great photos of New Mexico to feature on my website and social media channels. If you have captured a great picture, please share it with me to help #ShowcaseNM.

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