How NM's congressional representatives voted, Dec. 8-14
HR 3521 Department of Veterans Affairs Major Medical Facility Lease Authorization Act of 2013 Steve Pearce yes, Ben Ray Lujan yes, Michelle Lujan Grisham yes.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
NSA ruling wins cheers on Hill
A court ruling against the NSA data-mining programs brought vindication for several senators who have long warned against the agency's sweeping surveillance powers.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
On Top Magazine
New Mexico Senators, Representative Call On Court To Legalize Gay Marriage
New Mexico Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and Rep. Ben Ray Lujan are calling on the state's highest court to legalize gay marriage in the state.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Presidential task force said to recommend overhaul of NSA
The National Security Agency could undergo sweeping changes if recommendations expected to be made by a presidential task force are adopted.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Alamogordo Daily News
NM senators seek protections for Organ Mountains
ALBUQUERQUE >> U.S. Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich on Thursday reignited a decade-old effort to seek federal protections for a mountain range that borders one of the state's largest cities, as well as other scenic areas in Dona Ana County.
Las Cruces Sun-News
Heinrich, Udall proposal to expand White Sands Missile Range included in Defense Authorization Act
U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich and Tom Udall on Thursday responded to the possible expansion of White Sands Missile Range.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Nevada veterans endure longest wait times in America to get VA claims ...
Sen. Dean Heller, R-NV, has a soft spot in his heart for our veterans of the U.S. armed forces.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Discussion includes prominent women in politics
Kathy Groob, author of "Pink Politics" and publisher of ElectWomen Magazine, is the featured speaker at a round-table discussion regarding women in politics that will be in Ruidoso on Dec. 7 For women of influence or those who wish to develop their influence, Emerge New Mexico is sponsoring a unique event in Ruidoso on Saturday, Dec. 7, at 1:30 ... (more)
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Senate may consider WIPP extension
CARLSBAD >> Congressman Steve Pearce's proposal to expand the mission of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant has a date with the Senate.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Santa Fe Reporter
Catch the Wind
It has never been easy, trying to catch the wind. But the SunZia Southwest Transmission Project in southeastern New Mexico might be inching closer to doing that.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Pentagon denies NM chemical weapons
Dangerous chemical weapons abandoned in Panama by the U.S. in the 1940s won't be headed for New Mexico, a Defense Department spokesperson told News 13 on Tuesday.
Profile: New Mexico Sen.-elect Martin Heinrich
The U.S. Senate will welcome 12 new members in January. USA TODAY looks at the Democratic Party's freshman class as well as independent Angus King of Maine, who has not indicated which party he will caucus with but who has been supported by Democrats.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
our representatives in Congress and the editor all agree on.
When the editors of Time magazine put their heads together later this month to pick the publication's annual "Person of the Year," they should give serious consideration to one of the men most reviled by the US government: spy-agency contractor-turned-leaker Edward Snowden.
Voting record for New Mexico's U.S. congressional delegation for Nov. 17-30
HR 2061 Digital Accountability and Transparency Act Steve Pearce yes, Ben Ray Lujan yes, Michelle Lujan Grisham yes.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
The Aspen Times
Federal lands across West lack access, study finds
An estimated 541,000 acres in Colorado, including 456 acres in Pitkin County, are public lands in name only - the public is shut out from lack of access, according to a new report.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
KRQE Albuquerque, New Mexico
UNM development plan gets financial b...
UNM's plan to develop a business incubator in Albuquerque got another financial boost Wednesday.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Udall: Attack On U.S.-Born Al-Qaida Leader Was Legal
Colorado's Mark Udall and two other senators say the U.S. drone strike that killed an American-born al-Qaida leader in Yemen was legal.
Local TV Station KTVZ
Wyden: Killing of American was warranted
After considerable review of both the decision to use lethal force against Anwar al-Aulaqi and the rules governing such "targeted killings," Sens. Ron Wyden , Mark Udall and Martin Heinrich have concluded that the use of lethal force against al-Aulaqi - an American -- met legal standards.
Senators Call for Halting Unconstitutional NSA Spying on Americans
In their cogent op-ed, " End the NSA Dragnet, Now " in the New York Times today, Senators Ron Wyden , Mark Udall , and Martin Heinrich argue in opposition to an authoritarian bill proposed by the Senate Intelligence Committee that would actually ratif y the power of the National Security Agency to spy on Americans.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
The NSA: The only part of government that actually listens
These T-shirts are sold by LibertyManiacs.com novelty site that according to the article on the JudicialWatch blog site recently received "cease and desist" letters from the NSA and the Department of Homeland Security.