Bingaman strongly backs New Mexican for FEMA post

U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today said New Mexico’s Tim Manning is an excellent candidate to be Deputy Administrator for National Preparedness at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and urged a Senate Panel to approve his confirmation.

Budget resolution spotlights health care reform, education, energy and other key domestic initiatives

U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today voted to approve a budget blueprint for 2010 that invests in health care, education and green energy, while providing tax cuts for middle income Americans. The 2010 Budget Resolution provides Congress with a spending blueprint as the House and Senate gear up to write the bills that fund the ederal […]

Press release: Bingaman discusses EPA findings about greenhouse gases

U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today talked to New Mexico radio reporters about his trip to New Mexico and about the EPA’s finding regarding greenhouse gases.

Bingaman to take part in health care reform roundtable

U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman on Tuesday will take part in a Finance Committee roundtable discussion on health care reform.

Bingaman working to keep Giddings post office open

U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman is pressing the U.S. Postal Service to keep open the Giddings Street Post Office in Clovis.

Udall cancels town hall meeting

CNJ staff Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., has canceled a town hall scheduled for Friday. According to an e-mail from the senator’s office, Secretary of Energy Steven Chu is making a last-minute trip to New Mexico to tour the state’s national labs, “and I will be joining him for his trip to highlight the importance of […]

Bingaman introduces bill to update hardrock mining law

U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today introduced legislation aimed at updating mining laws passed well over a century ago. When the Mining Law was passed in 1872, following the California gold rush, Congress was trying to encourage settlement of the American West.

Udall urges energy secretary to support broader mission for NNSA labs

U.S. Senator Tom Udall, D-N.M., today sent a letter to Energy Secretary Steven Chu asking him to support a future vision of the

Senator to attend White House bill signing ceremony

U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today talked to New Mexico radio reporters about attending the signing of the Omnibus Public Lands bill at the White House later today.

Bingaman bill aids self-employed New Mexicans

U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today reintroduced a bipartisan bill that would change the tax law to benefit small business owners.

Udall encourages New Mexicans to apply for DTV coupons

U.S. Senator Tom Udall, D-N.M., today announced that New Mexicans can apply for coupons to help pay for digital television converter boxes.

Bingaman to chair hearing on insurance coverage

On Tuesday, U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman will chair a hearing in the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on insurance market reform.

Bingaman seeks students for summer internships in Washington

U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today encouraged students to apply for a summer internship in his Washington office. The application deadline is March 31.

Senator Udall announces New Mexico state director

U.S. Senator Tom Udall, D-N.M., today proudly announced that Bianca Ortiz Wertheim will serve as his state director. A native New Mexican, Ortiz Wertheim has a wide range of public service and government experience on the state and local level. “Throughout her career, Bianca has demonstrated a strong commitment to improving the lives of the […]

Udall invites college students to apply for summer internships

U.S. Senator Tom Udall, D-N.M., today announced his Senate Summer Internship program and welcomed interested college students to apply for opportunities his Capitol Hill and three New Mexico offices. Each year, selected students can earn course credits and gain a unique perspective of the U.S. Senate while working in Udall’s Capitol Hill office. Additionally, Senator […]

Udall to AIG: “Give the bonuses back, or we’ll find a way to take them back”

U.S. Senator Tom Udall, D.N.M., today joined a group of his Senate colleagues to send a message to A.I.G. executives who took $165 million in taxpayer bailouts as bonuses:

President signs bill that will create green jobs, help dairy farmers in eastern New Mexico

U.S. Senator Tom Udall, D-N.M., announced that Eastern New Mexico will receive almost $1.2 million from initiatives he included in the omnibus appropriations bill that President Obama signed into law.

Udall initiatives help New Mexico Native Americans access electricit, housing, transit

U.S. Senator Tom Udall, D-N.M., today announced that New Mexico’s Native American communities will receive $12 million in funding through projects and initiatives Udall helped include in the omnibus appropriations bill the president has signed into law.

Udall statement on president’s executive order on stem cell research

U.S. Senator Tom Udall, D-N.M., today issued the following statement on President Obama’s Executive Order reversing the ban on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research: “By signing the executive order lifting the ban on federal funding for existing embryonic stem cell research today, President Obama has reaffirmed our country’s commitment to life saving scientific […]

Bingaman to hold hearing on energy and water bill

U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman on Tuesday will hold an Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on legislation he has introduced with Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), which aims to improve the understanding of the relationship between energy and water and how it can be used to write effective policy in the two areas.