In this week’s address, the President reflected on the significant progress made by this country in 2014, and in the nearly six years since he took office. This past year has been the strongest for job growth since the 1990s, contributing to the nearly 11 million jobs added by our businesses over a 57-month streak.
New Mexico’s Congressional Democrats responded positively today to President Obama’s announcement on changes to the nation’s Cuba policy and to the release of Alan Gross. U.S. Senator Tom Udall released a statement today on the president’s announcement that he has taken steps to normalize relations with the country of Cuba and has secured the release
Tuesday afternoon State Representative Phillip Archuleta (D-Doña Ana-36) passed away from complications of pneumonia. As State Representative from his southern New Mexico district Phillip Archuleta was a leading champion for civil rights and equal treatment of all New Mexicans, for labor and working people, and for veterans. As a legislator he fought for quality public education, equity
U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich joined the Senate in confirming Estevan López, a native New Mexican, as Commissioner of the Bureau of Reclamation. López, who previously served as the Director of the New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission, replaces former Commissioner and fellow New Mexican, Michael Connor, who was confirmed as Deputy Secretary of
Udall authored reform legislation to improve how citizens interact with government, save billions of taxpayers’ dollars, increase transparency in IT purchasing U.S. Senator Tom Udall, chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, today announced that a bill he has helped champion in Congress, to begin needed reforms of federal information
Provisions in defense and appropriations bills increase funding and direct Energy Department to emphasize tech transfer U.S. Senator Tom Udall today announced that two major bills passed by Congress last week include key reforms he has championed to improve technology transfer at New Mexico’s national laboratories and create new businesses and jobs in New Mexico.
In this week’s address, the President thanked the men and women in uniform who serve and sacrifice to protect the freedom, prosperity, and security that we all enjoy as Americans. On Monday the President will visit troops at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey and voice his appreciation in person for their incredible service. These
Assignment positions Udall to fight for issues critical to N.M. communities: Trade, broadband Internet, space, technology transfer, consumer safety Today, U.S. Senator Tom Udall announced that beginning in January 2015 (the 114th Congress), he will return to the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. Udall will also serve on the Senate Appropriations, Foreign Relations, Indian
U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich delivered a Senate floor speech yesterday to highlight key conservation and energy bills he helped secure in the FY 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). “We stand on the cusp of passing one of the most significant pieces of public land legislation since 2009,” said Sen. Heinrich in his remarks. “None of
Appropriations bill funds PILT, lab programs including B61, N.M. military bases, WIPP recovery, technology transfer, water projects and other priorities U.S. Senator Tom Udall, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, welcomed the release of a so-called “omnibus” appropriations bill, which includes critical funding for New Mexico and keeps the government running through September