WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) and U.S. Representatives Melanie Stansbury (D-N.M.) and Teresa Leger Fernández (D-N.M.) have announced that New Mexico airports have been allocated nearly $18 million in federal Airport Infrastructure Grants under the recently enacted Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, also known as the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
The money can be invested in runways, taxiways, safety and sustainability projects, as wellRead More
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) voted Friday to confirm David Herrera Urías to serve on the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico.
Senators Heinrich and Luján recommended Urías to the Biden administration for the vacancy.
“Over the course of his legal career, David Herrera Urías has built an impressive reputation successfully litigating cases before state and federal courts, served as a role model for countless junior attorneys, and provided pro bono representation for the most vulnerableRead More
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Because nuclear and radioactive materials are most vulnerable to theft and sabotage when they are being transported, the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) is on a mission to make nuclear and radioactive material transport more secure globally.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — As U.S. overdose deaths reach a devastating new height, claiming a new victim every five minutes, the Drug Enforcement Administration has revealed a direct link between fentanyl-related overdose deaths and criminal drug networks in Mexico.
These groups are harnessing social media platforms to bring drugs laced with fentanyl and fake prescription pills into American homes with one click on a smartphone.
In a Washington, D.C., press conference, DEA Administrator Anne Milgram announced the results of a public safety surge thatRead More
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) and U.S. Representatives Teresa Leger Fernández (D-N.M.) and Melanie Stansbury (D-N.M.) announced that New Mexico will receive new federal funding under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to create good-paying jobs and improve roads and bridges across the state.
Based on formula funding alone, New Mexico can expect to receive approximately $2.8 billion over five years in federal highway formula funding authorized by this new law. On an average annual basis, this is about 29.7 percentRead More
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) secured major wins in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) that support New Mexico’s men and women in uniform, military installations, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and job-creating initiatives throughout the state.
The Senate passed the NDAA on a vote of 89 to 10. The legislation has passed both chambers of Congress with strong bipartisan support and now heads to President Joe Biden’s desk to be signed into law.
The Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) Los Alamos Field Office has issued a Floodplain Statement of Findings for proposed installation of a three-strand smooth wire fence intended to create an operational boundary between the public and direct access to the High Explosive (HE) Transfer Facility.
The proposed fencing would be installed from a former spur of Anchor Ranch Road to the existing chain link fence north of X-Ray Road. The fence would cross approximately 60 feet of the Pajarito Canyon 100-year floodplain.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) and U.S. Representatives Melanie Stansbury (D-N.M.) and Teresa Leger Fernández (D-N.M.) are welcoming the final passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2022.
The defense bill has passed both chambers of Congress with strong bipartisan support and now heads to President Joe Biden’s desk to be signed into law.
“After serving over a decade on Armed Services Committees in the House and Senate, I’m proud to continue supporting New Mexico’s militaryRead More
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) announced Tuesday his nominees to the United States Service Academies including Los Alamos High School seniors Thomas Oldham of White Rock and Kelly Wetteland of Los Alamos.
A nomination is required to attend the U.S. Military Academy (West Point), the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy; the U.S. Coast Guard Academy does not require a nomination.
Being nominated is a significant honor. The application process is rigorous, and only the most qualified and meritoriousRead More