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Senators Udall, Heinrich Introduce Bill to Preserve and Expand Native American Languages

U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich announced yesterday they have introduced a bill to preserve endangered Native languages. The Native Language Immersion Student Achievement Act creates a new grant initiative to establish or expand Native language immersion programs. The grants will support the revitalization and maintenance of Tribal languages while increasing educational opportunities for

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Senator Michael Padilla 3rd Annual Job Fair – Click For More Info …

Announcing the 3rd Annual Senator Michael Padilla Job Fair. We have seen great results at this event over the past two years. Since holding these job fairs, we have helped 887 people find new jobs. Lets do it again! Details: Senator Michael Padilla 3rd Annual Job Fair Wednesday, June 17, 2015 10 AM – 2 PM

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Attorney General Balderas Announces $103K Settlement & Major Reforms with Credit Reporting Agencies

Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion Agree to Significant Changes Attorney General Hector Balderas and 30 other state attorneys general today announced a major settlement with the three national credit reporting agencies — Equifax Information Services LLC, Experian Information Solutions Inc., and TransUnion LLC. Under the settlement, the credit reporting agencies have agreed to pay New Mexico $103,000 and to make

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Senators Udall and Heinrich: Northern N.M. Wilderness Bill Gains Momentum In Committee Hearing

A bill introduced by U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich to establish two wilderness areas, the Cerro del Yuta Wilderness and Rio San Antonio Wilderness, within the Río Grande del Norte National Monument northwest of Taos, New Mexico, received a positive hearing in the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources’ Subcommittee on Public

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New Mexico Democrats Commemorate Memorial Day

Today, Memorial Day, the Democratic Party of New Mexico joins our fellow Americans in commemorating the lives of those who have served in the cause of preserving the nation’s freedom. We pay honor to the fallen heros of every American conflict, from the fields of Lexington and Concord in 1775 to the mountain sides of Afghanistan.

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Weekly Address: Honoring Our Fallen Heroes this Memorial Day

In this week’s address, the President commemorated Memorial Day by paying tribute to the men and women in uniform who have given their lives in service to our country. The President will spend the first Memorial Day since the end of the war in Afghanistan at Arlington Cemetery, remembering the more than 2,200 American patriots

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Senators Udall and Heinrich Vote Against TPA

Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich, voted against Trade Promotion Authority, which would give the administration fast-track authority for six years to move trade agreements, including the Trans-Pacific Partnership, through Congress with limited debate and no amendments. The Senate passed the measure by a vote of 62-37. Senator Udall, a member of the Senate

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Senators Udall, Heinrich Announce Funding to Support Health-Tech Expansion at Arrowhead Park

Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich announced that New Mexico State University will receive $488,000 in grant funding from the Economic Development Administration (EDA) for a study on the creation of a health care delivery and medical technology development cluster at Arrowhead Park in Doña Ana County. The funding will help New Mexico

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NM Congressional Delegation Introduces Bill to Expand Research on Rare Genetic Disease Affecting Hispanics

U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján, and Michelle Lujan Grisham announced they have introduced a bill to increase research, education and treatment for Cavernous Cerebral Malformations (CCM), an uncommon genetic blood vessel disease that impacts the brain and spinal cord, and affects people of Spanish descent, including many

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