I shared stories on the Senate floor of rural New Mexico veterans who have struggled to access health care - and how my bipartisan Rural Veterans Improvement Act would help.
I'm proud to announce my fight for the Payment in Lieu of Taxes Program (PILT), a critical source of revenue for local governments in New Mexico, was successful.
I recently spoke on the Senate floor about fighting for a major funding bill that will help a number of New Mexico priorities.
We must keep focused on helping create jobs and opportunities for all New Mexicans. Click here for some of the work I've been doing to put us on this path.
Click here for the latest episode of the "The Udall Update," a TV program that provides you with an inside look at what's happening in the U.S. Senate and how it impacts life in New Mexico.
WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich, and U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce met with Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz to discuss the agency's ongoing response to the incident at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in Carlsbad, N.M.Continue Reading
WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Tom Udall today welcomed news that Estevan R. López has been nominated to serve as Commissioner of the Bureau of Reclamation. López, a native New Mexican and a graduate of New Mexico Tech, is being nominated replace outgoing Commissioner and Las Cruces native Michael Connor. Connor was recently confirmed as Deputy Secretary of the Department of the Interior.Continue Reading
WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Tom Udall delivered the following statement after joining the Senate in voting unanimously to advance the Victims Protection Act of 2014, a bill to improve sexual assault prevention measures and response systems within the armed forces.Continue Reading
WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich today applauded the news that President Obama incorporated into his Fiscal Year 2015 budget proposal a plan based on a bill they cosponsored to reform federal wildfire policy.Continue Reading
WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich announced that the Bureau of Reclamation will provide $1.7 million for the Eastern New Mexico Rural Water System Project.Continue Reading
Tom meets with veterans from the Taos area to hear about their experiences with veterans' health care services, and to discuss how his Rural Veterans Improvement Act would impact their access to care.Watch the Slideshow
Tom hosts Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell in Doña Ana County for a tour of the proposed Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument. The visit included a briefing and tour of the U.S.-Mexico border by U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officials, a hike in the Sierra de las Uvas, a press conference and a public meeting in Las Cruces.Watch the Slideshow
I recently spoke on the Senate floor about fighting for a major funding bill that will help a number of New Mexico priorities.Watch the Video
This week I introduced two bills to help solve an issue that affects nearly everyone in our state - access to quality health care.Continue Reading