Press Releases

July 30, 2009

NMSU Student from Rio Rancho Earns Washington D.C. Internship

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Tom Udall welcomed Rio Rancho native and New Mexico State University senior, Miguel Lozano for a summer internship in his Washington, D.C., office. Lozano has long been a valued member of the Udall Team, serving as an intern Udall's Las Cruces office during the school year. He is committed to focusing on border security and veterans' issues while working in D.C. "Miguel has been a great asset to both my Las Cruces and my Washington office," said Udall. "He comes to Wa… Continue Reading


July 30, 2009

Senate Approves Key Spending Bill that Contains Funding for N.M. Labs, Water Projects

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Jeff Bingaman and Tom Udall reported that the Senate has approved legislation that provides funding for New Mexico's two national laboratories, and to a variety of key water-related projects. The Senate's version of the 2010 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill cleared the Senate Wednesday night. A House-Senate panel will convene in the coming weeks to finalize the bill. The measure contains $30 million for upgrades to the Los Alamos Neutron Science Center (LANSCE) - t… Continue Reading


July 30, 2009

Udall Welcomes Crystal, N.M. Native to D.C. for Internship

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Tom Udall has welcomed Nicole Johnny, a Crystal, N.M., native to his Washington, D.C., office for a summer internship. While in Washington, Johnny, a member of the Navajo Nation, will be focused on issues affecting Native American communities. "Nicole will be a great asset to the team here in D.C.," said Udall, a member of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs. "Her firsthand experience with tribal issues will be invaluable to the work I do to improve the lives of all … Continue Reading


July 29, 2009

Tom Udall Announces New Outreach Through Social Media

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Tom Udall, D-N.M. today launched his official presence on the social media platforms Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Flickr. Udall's outreach on social media will provide constituents with the opportunity to engage in a two-way dialogue with his office and stay up-to-date on legislation in Washington and upcoming events in New Mexico. "More and more New Mexicans have started using social media to connect, and I'm happy to say I do too," said Udall. "Using outlets like … Continue Reading


July 29, 2009

Bingaman, Udall and Teague Announce $9.4 Million Recovery Loan to Build Guadalupe County Hospital

Washington, DC- Wednesday, Senators Jeff Bingaman and Tom Udall and Congressman Harry Teague announced that $9.4 million in immediate federal funds that will be made available to build the Guadalupe County Hospital. The funds, part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, will go to replace the outdated care center currently in Santa Rosa. The new facility will house a 10-bed acute care hospital and medical clinic. "I recently had the opportunity to view the plans for the new hospital, and… Continue Reading


July 29, 2009

Bingaman & Udall: Key Spending Bill Contains Funding For New Mexico Initiatives

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Jeff Bingaman and Tom Udall today said they are pleased with a spending bill working its way through the Senate that contains funding they sought for New Mexico education, job training, and health care initiatives. The funding is contained in the fiscal year 2010 Labor, Health and Human Services Appropriations Bill, which has been approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee. The bill is now ready to be considered by the full Senate. "This funding will support key h… Continue Reading


July 29, 2009

Bingaman, Udall and Teague Announce $9.4 Million Recovery Loan to Build Guadalupe County Hospital

WASHINGTON - Wednesday, Senators Jeff Bingaman and Tom Udall and Congressman Harry Teague announced that $9.4 million in immediate federal funds that will be made available to build the Guadalupe County Hospital. The funds, part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, will go to replace the outdated care center currently in Santa Rosa. The new facility will house a 10-bed acute care hospital and medical clinic. "I recently had the opportunity to view the plans for the new hospital, and wa… Continue Reading


July 29, 2009

Bingaman & Udall: Key Spending Bill Contains Funding For New Mexico Initiatives

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Jeff Bingaman and Tom Udall today said they are pleased with a spending bill working its way through the Senate that contains funding they sought for New Mexico education, job training, and health care initiatives. The funding is contained in the fiscal year 2010 Labor, Health and Human Services Appropriations Bill, which has been approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee. The bill is now ready to be considered by the full Senate. "This funding will support key h… Continue Reading


July 28, 2009

Bingaman & Udall: Funding Awarded to Bolster N.M. Housing & Economy

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Jeff Bingaman and Tom Udall today announced that millions of dollars are being directed to New Mexico to bolster rural job creation and fund the construction of affordable housing. The funding comes from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). "This funding will give a boost to the effort of encouraging job creation in rural parts of our state, and ensu… Continue Reading


July 28, 2009

Bingaman & Udall: New Mexico Communities Receive $5 Million to Hire Police Officers

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Jeff Bingaman and Tom Udall today announced that the federal government on releasing over $5 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act grant funding to help New Mexico communities hire law enforcement officers. The grants are being provided through the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Hiring Recovery Program, and will provide 100 percent of the approved salary and benefits for entry level officer positions over … Continue Reading


July 28, 2009

Udall Introduces Meat Safety Recall Legislation in Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Tom Udall, D-N.M., today introduced legislation giving the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) authority to initiate mandatory meat product recalls. Under current law, USDA does not have the authority to issue a mandatory recall of meat believed to be dangerous. The decision to recall or comply with requests from the USDA to recall unsafe products is left in the hands of food processors. This forces the USDA to engage in time-consuming negotiations with… Continue Reading


July 27, 2009

Udall Announces Grant to Purchase New Los Alamos Buses

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Tom Udall today announced that $588,000 will be awarded to Atomic Transit of Los Alamos in a grant from the Federal Transit Administration. The funding will go to purchase four new buses. Atomic City Transit will use the money to replace older buses and purchase new buses to expand transit routes and add an eastern area route. The new bus route will serve East Gate businesses, the Airport Basin and the Entrada Business Park. "Providing new buses gives Los Alamos an up-t… Continue Reading


July 23, 2009

Udall Urges Less Expensive Medicare Prescription Drugs

WASHINGTON-U.S. Senator Tom Udall, D-N.M., joined by twenty-one other senators, today sent a letter to the Senate Finance Committee today urging the panel to reform the Medicare Part D prescription drug program as a part of health reform to make it more affordable for seniors and the government. "The success of the health care reform effort hinges on whether we can find ways over the long-term to pay less for health care without compromising the goal of high-quality care for every American. This… Continue Reading


July 23, 2009

Nine Freshman Senators Urge Continued Focus on Health Care Cost Containment

WASHINGTON - Nine freshman U.S. Senators today co-signed a letter to Senate Finance Chairman Sen. Max Baucus urging continued work toward bipartisan health care reform legislation and expressing concern that there has been too little focus on containing health care costs. "We are deeply invested in the health care debate and agree that passing sensible reform is essential and cannot wait," the senators said in their joint letter. "The fact is that the current situation is unsustainable in the lo… Continue Reading


July 22, 2009

Udall: Wesst to Receive $800,000 to Support New Mexico Small Businesses

WASHINGTON-U.S. Senator Tom Udall, D-N.M., today announced that the Women's Economic Self-Sufficiency Team (WESST), a New Mexico nonprofit, will receive $800,000 from the U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration for the completion of an Enterprise Center to offer state-of-the-art amenities and business assistance programs for 18 to 30 new or expanding small businesses. The facility opened in January 2009, and it already serves five area small businesses. The additional r… Continue Reading


July 21, 2009

Bingaman & Udall: $11.06 Million in Stimulus Funding to Improve New Mexico Forest Facilities and Trails Across New Mexico

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Jeff Bingaman and Tom Udall today announced that Forest Service is releasing $11.06 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) for upgrades to forest facilities and trails across New Mexico."New Mexico's forests and trails attract visitors from around the country and are an important part of the state's tourist economy," Bingaman said. "The stimulus funding released today will put people to work while investing in our state's public lands.""Funding … Continue Reading


July 21, 2009

Udall Proposal to Make Skies, Roads Safer Gets Committee Nod

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Tom Udall, D-N.M., reported today that his legislation to help prevent drunk driving and dangerous "air rage" incidents won approval from the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, of which Udall is a member. Udall's proposal would require airlines to train flight attendants and gate agents on recognizing and dealing with intoxicated or belligerent passengers. Current federal regulations prohibit an intoxicated person from boarding a flight,but it is … Continue Reading


July 17, 2009

Udall on Sotomayor Confirmation Hearings

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Tom Udall today released the following statement after the conclusion of the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings for U.S. Supreme Court Justice nominee Sonia Sotomayor. "The Judiciary Committee hearings have shown the country a qualified and experienced Supreme Court nominee in Sonia Sotomayor. Her hearings were tough but fair, and I think her experience both on the bench and as a prosecutor will add a unique perspective to the court. I am pleased that this nomination i… Continue Reading


July 17, 2009

Bingaman & Udall: $11.38 Million in Stimulus Funding to Improve Bus Services in Albuquerque

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Jeff Bingaman and Tom Udall today announced that U.S. Department of Transportation is releasing $11.38 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) for upgrades to Albuquerque's bus system. Funding will be used to enhance the operation of ABQ Ride - the city's bus service. Specifically, money will be used to purchase and install fare boxes and related technology on 72 buses; to purchase kiosks and related security equipment for several transit centers… Continue Reading


July 16, 2009

Udall Congratulates the Rail Runner on Third Anniversary

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Tom Udall, today congratulated the New Mexico Rail Runner Express on three years of successful service. "The third anniversary of the Rail Runner Express is yet another accomplishment for New Mexico. The Rail Runner offers commuters a pleasant alternative to driving and provides a scenic ride on clean and comfortable trains. It can be much better than sitting in traffic on I-25," said Udall. "The success of the Rail Runner shows that New Mexicans are doing their part to… Continue Reading

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