My bipartisan chemical safety reform bill to protect our children and communities from dangerous chemicals was just signed into law. This is historic progress for Americans' health and safety.
Expanding technology transfer so that innovations built at our national labs can move into the marketplace will create new jobs in New Mexico, grow our economy and broaden access to ideas that improve our everyday lives.
Many of New Mexico's veterans live in rural communities and face unique barriers to accessing health care. My bill tackles some of the biggest hurdles to ensure all veterans get the care they deserve.
WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Tom Udall issued the following statement in honor of slain Hatch Police Officer Jose Chavez.Continue Reading
Udall Urges Federal Government to Provide Assistance to Cibola County as Milan Correctional Facility is Closed
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senator Tom Udall issued the following statement in which he says he will push the administration to help displaced workers and others who will be impacted by the closure of the Cibola County Correctional Center in Milan.Continue Reading
Udall, Heinrich, Luján Announce $248,472 for NM Highlands University to Improve STEM Education, Increase Graduation Rates of Underrepresented Students
WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representative Ben Ray Luján announced that New Mexico Highlands University will receive $248,472 to improve science and engineering education programs, and increase the retention and graduation rates for underrepresented minority students, particularly women.Continue Reading
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. —Today, U.S. Senator Tom Udall issued a statement in support of the Navajo Nation's decision to pursue justice for ongoing damages due to last year's Gold King Mine accident, which sent 3 million gallons of toxic sludge coursing down the Animas and San Juan rivers and through the Navajo Nation.Continue Reading
At a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies, Senator Tom Udall pressed Department of Defense leadership to take full advantage of New Mexico's unique position to help the military meet 21st-century national security challenges.
Senator Tom Udall pressed U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell on the agency's ability to meet the escalating costs of wildfire suppression and the urgent need to fix how the government pays to fight increasingly frequent big, expensive wildfires. Udall and Tidwell also discussed the proposed Gila River diversion project, working with New Mexico's traditional communities, the closing of the Mescalero Forest Products sawmill and how to better coordinate Forest Service hiring in the Southwest.Watch the Video
At a hearing of the Senate Appropriations subcommittee on defense, Senator Tom Udall urged the National Guard to maintain and enhance support for the U.S. Border Patrol's anti-drug trafficking activities in New Mexico.Watch the Video
At a hearing about the fiscal year 2017 budget for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Senator Tom Udall continued his call for the VA to improve care for veterans living in rural New Mexico and rural communities across the country.Watch the Video
At a hearing today on president's fiscal year 2017 budget request for the U.S. Department of Energy, Senator Tom Udall pressed Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz about contract changes at Sandia and Los Alamos national laboratories, and support for technology transfer to move innovations from the New Mexico's labs and universities into the marketplace to create jobs. He also questioned Moniz about the timeline for safely reopening the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in Carlsbad, and potential economic impacts of the Mission Innovation global clean energy initiative.Watch the Video
In New Mexico, we're very fortunate to be surrounded by many diverse and unique forms of art. The arts are a part of who we are, and they're also critical to our future. They bring us together, enrich our lives and sustain thousands of jobs across our state.Continue Reading
New Mexico's economic growth depends on the success of women. And that's why on Monday, August 1, I'm co-hosting the 2016 Women's Career Success Conference in Santa Fe with WESST.Continue Reading
This morning, President Obama signed into law a bipartisan bill I wrote to reform our nation's chemical safety program and finally protect children and families in New Mexico and around the country from dangerous chemicals. It's a historic step for the health and safety of all Americans.Continue Reading
New Mexico's economic growth depends on the success of women. And that's why on Wednesday, May 4, I'm hosting the 2016 Women's Career Success Conference in Las Cruces to help women learn skills to enhance their careers, build their businesses and strengthen their competitiveness in the job market.Continue Reading