Improving the well-being of New Mexico's kids must be a priority for all of us. I've called for action to ensure our children can get a strong start in life and grow up healthy.
Congress needs to take action to protect our children from dangerous chemicals. My bipartisan bill would reform the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976, the ineffective and outdated law regulating chemicals in commerce and manufacturing.
New Mexico, Colorado Senators Welcome Environment and Public Works Oversight Hearing on the Gold King Mine Spill
WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.), Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), and Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) welcomed an announcement that the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works will hold an oversight hearing on the harmful impacts of Gold King Mine spill that occurred in southwest Colorado.Continue Reading
Udall Welcomes Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Announcement of Oversight Hearing on Gold King Mine Disasters Impact on Indian Country
WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.) welcomed an announcement by U.S. Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs (SCIA), that the committee will hold an oversight hearing to examine the harmful impacts of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Gold King Mine spill on Indian Country.Continue Reading
WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich joined the full Senate Democratic Caucus to urge Senate Republican leadership to schedule bipartisan budget negotiations immediately to prevent another budget crisis when the current fiscal year ends this fall.Continue Reading
WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) joined a bipartisan group of senators, including Sens. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Mike Lee (R-Utah), to urge the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Inspector General (OIG) to examine a critical set of questions regarding the Gold King Mine spill that occurred in the Animas River earlier this month.Continue Reading
Udall Welcomes Upcoming Senate Indian Affairs Committee Oversight Hearing on Impact of Gold King Mine Spill on Navajo Nation
WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) today joined Senator John McCain (R-AZ) to thank Senate Indian Affairs Committee leadership for agreeing to hold an oversight hearing on the impact of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Gold King Mine spill on the Navajo Nation in New Mexico and Arizona, as well as other issues of concern.Continue Reading
In a speech on the Senate floor, U.S. Senator Tom Udall endorsed the proposed diplomatic agreement to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon. He urged Congress to support it based on the scientific and technical merits, saying the alternative could lead to more war Americans don't want and can't afford.
During a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, U.S. Senator Tom Udall continued to press for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to improve care for New Mexico veterans in the wake of the appointment scheduling scandal and unacceptable delay in processing a backlog of benefit claims.Watch the Video
On the 70th anniversary of the Trinity test, Senator Tom Udall honored New Mexico's Tularosa Basin downwinders in a speech on the Senate floor.Watch the Video
As the Senate debates reform of the nation's controversial No Child Left Behind education law, Senator Tom Udall highlighted the impact the Senate's bill -- called the Every Child Achieves Act -- could have on New Mexico students.Watch the Video
At a hearing of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, Senator Tom Udall discussed the critical need to address the high rate of suicide among Native American youth.Watch the Video
This month marks the 70th anniversary of the first detonation of an atomic bomb, the Trinity test in Southern New Mexico. For the world, it was the beginning of the nuclear age. But for the residents of the Tularosa Basin, it was also the beginning of decades of great illness and suffering.Continue Reading
New Mexico has a great tradition of military service, and one of my most important duties is working to ensure that when our troops return home, they get the services they have earned and make a smooth transition back to civilian life.Continue Reading
Here in New Mexico, we're fortunate to have an abundance of renewable energy resources like solar, wind and biomass, plus the ingenuity to develop a strong clean energy economy. And with climate change contributing to drought and more severe wildfires across the West, there's no time to lose.Continue Reading
My family has a long tradition of public service, and as your United States Senator, I work hard to support as many opportunities as possible to help the next generation of New Mexico leaders develop their own passion for service.Continue Reading
Managing your money wisely is crucial to planning for the future and making big financial decisions. But when it comes to saving for retirement, borrowing money for college, or buying a house, many of us have questions about the smartest ways to save.Continue Reading