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Heinrich Urges National Guard To Fully Compensate New Mexico Servicemembers; Requests Audit

on September 24, 2015 - 8:32am

U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich

STATE News:

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., is urging the National Guard Bureau near Washington D.C. to conduct an audit to ensure New Mexico National Guardsmen are being properly compensated for their service.

 After his office was contacted by a New Mexico National Guardsman who said he wasn't fully compensated for his re-enlistment bonus, Heinrich received confirmation that there was no record of his payment being processed. In response, Heinrich sent a letter Wednesday to the National Guard asking that it immediately rectify the

Udall, Heinrich Announce $23.2 Million For Albuquerque, Taos, Artesia Airports

on September 23, 2015 - 9:41am
U.S. Sen. Tom Udall

STATE News:

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich announced more than $23.2 million in grants to support air transportation infrastructure at the airports in Taos, Artesia and Albuquerque.

The U.S. Department of Transportation awarded the grants to fund airport construction and rehabilitation, and reduce pollution. 

U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich 

The Taos Regional Airport will receive $16,162,353 to fund the construction of a new runway.

DOE National Cleanup Workshop Sept. 29-30

on September 23, 2015 - 8:48am

DOE News:

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 29-30, the Department of Energy (DOE), in cooperation with the Energy Communities Alliance (ECA) and Energy Facility Contractors Group (EFCOG), will hold the first DOE National Cleanup Workshop at the Key Bridge Marriott in Arlington, VA.

The workshop brings together senior DOE executives, officials from DOE sites, industry executives, local government officials, and other stakeholders.

Constitution Day Essay Winners Honored

on September 22, 2015 - 10:38am

From left, essay contest winners Jack Ammerman, Audrey Nolan, Philippa Fung and Jenny Wang with West Virginia House Rep. Saira Blair. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Staff Report

The Republican Party of Los Alamos and the Los Alamos Federated Republican Women hosted a Constitution Day Essay Contest and invited the winners to recite their essay at the annual Constitution Day Dinner held Saturday at the Los Alamos Golf Course Community Building.

Winners include:

  • High School - Jenny Wang;
  • Middle School - Audrey Nolan;
  • Elementary School - Philippa Fung; and
  • Honorable Mention - Jack

NM Testimony At Joint Congressional Hearing Reveals EPA Misled With Incomplete, Cherry-Picked Data

on September 22, 2015 - 9:41am

New Mexico Environment Secretary Ryan Flynn

NMED News:

SANTA FE – At Thursday’s Joint Congressional Hearing for Natural Resources and Oversight & Government Reform, New Mexico Environment Secretary Ryan Flynn clarified numerous discrepancies from testimony made earlier in the day by the Environmental Protection Agency, including the agency’s summary-level, cherry-picked data that sought to downplay the severity of the Gold King Mine spill.

Flynn testified that the EPA neglected to include a key contaminant, arsenic, among the data supplied.

Heinrich Says New Mexico Can’t Afford Another Government Shutdown

on September 21, 2015 - 9:15am

U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich

WASHINGTON, D.C. - With only nine days until the until the current fiscal year ends, U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M. calls on lawmakers to skip the political gamesmanship and instead begin bipartisan budget negations to keep the federal government open and end the devastating, across-the-board budget cuts known as sequestration.

"The government shutdown in 2013 hit New Mexico hard and had very real consequences for our workforce. We can't afford another manufactured crisis," Heinrich said.

RPLA/LAFRW Host Youngest Legislator In U.S.

on September 20, 2015 - 10:37pm
West Virginia House Rep. Saira Blair, 18, speaks with community youth and adults and Republican Party members Saturday afternoon at UNM-LA. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
From left, Rep. Saira Blair, RPLA Chair Bill McKerley and LAFRW President Bethany Douglas at Saturday's event at UNM-LA. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
West Virginia House Rep. Saira Blair speaks with local youth during her Meet & Greet event at UNM-LA. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
Staff Report
 
The Republican Party of Los Alamos and the Los Alamos Federated Republican Women hosted a

Heinrich Calls For Reforms To Mining Law In Environment And Public Works Hearing On Recent Spill

on September 20, 2015 - 8:19am
SENATE News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C.  U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M. spoke at a U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) oversight hearing Wednesday on the Gold King Mine spill that occurred last month.
 
The committee examined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) response to the accident, which caused a large plume of bright orange toxic waste to spill into the Animas and San Juan Rivers and pollute the Four Corners region, and the subsequent impact it had on the environment and economies of local states, communities, and Indian tribes. 

VIDEO: Heinrich Remarks On

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