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Tuesday Apr 15 | Myrtle Beach Online

Water challenges to be eyed at town hall meeting

The warning was issued by Democratic Sen. Martin Heinrich to state officials, business leaders, tribal officials and mayors as they gathered for a two-day town hall meeting on the severe drought gripping New Mexico.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Martin Heinrich, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Business News

Tuesday Apr 15 | Space Politics

Senate committee approves commercial launch license/permit bill

Largely overlooked last week in the hubbub about hearings on the NASA budget proposal , a new NASA authorization bill , and relations with Russia was a move by a Senate committee on Wednesday to approve legislation to adjust the commercial launch licensing system for reusable suborbital vehicles.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Martin Heinrich, Senator Marco Rubio, Republican

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Daily Kos

Chacounne Goes to DC and New York, Part One

As some of you know, I was able to attend a conference in Washington, DC, at the end of March, thanks to some Kossacks and other wonderful and generous family and friends.

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Related Topix: New York, Canada, US Politics, US News, Senator Tom Udall, Tom Udall, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Martin Heinrich

Thu Apr 10, 2014

NutraIngredients-USA

Torch passed in Senate during NPA lobbying day

The Natural Products Association lobbying day began with an address from a new advocate for the industry and ended with remarks from one of the industry's oldest champions.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Orrin Hatch, Republican, Senator Martin Heinrich, US House of Representatives

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Hill

Enhancing border security and protecting a national monument

A few years ago, I participated in the VFW's Bataan Memorial Death March - an annual marathon every March through the challenging,high-desert terrain of White Sands Missile Range.

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Related Topix: US Military, White Sands Missile Range, US Air Force, US Army, US Politics, US News, Senator Tom Udall, Tom Udall, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Martin Heinrich, New Mexico

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Business Journal

NM senators vote to extend unemployment aid

Sen. Martin Heinrich and Sen. Tom Udall joined in the majority passing a bill that would restore the Emergency Unemployment Compensation program that expired late last year.

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Related Topix: Representative Ben Ray Lujan, US Politics, US News, Senator Tom Udall, Tom Udall, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Martin Heinrich, New Mexico

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Space Politics

A full schedule of hearings next week

The week of April 7 is shaping up to be an unusually busy one for space policy, with no fewer than four hearings on various aspects of civil and commercial space, including markups of two bills.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, NASA, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Frank Wolf, Democrat, Senator Tom Udall, Tom Udall, US Senate

Thu Apr 03, 2014

National Journal

Senate Takes First Step to Declassify Report on CIA Interrogations

In a closed hearing Thursday, the Senate Intelligence Committee voted 11-3 to declassify portions of a CIA report detailing post-9/11 interrogation tactics.

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Related Topix: US News, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Tom Coburn, Republican, Saxby Chambliss, Richard Burr

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Business Journal

Feds approve construction of pumping plant near Gallup

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has awarded a $19.6 million construction contract to build the Tohlakai Pumping Plant for the Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project.

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Related Topix: Gallup, NM, US Politics, US News, Senator Tom Udall, Tom Udall, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Ben Ray Lujan

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Business Journal

Senators want report on WIPP inspections

Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich have asked Labor Secretary Thomas Perez for a written report on why the Mine Safety and Health Administration failed to perform required regular inspections at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in Carlsbad.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Tom Udall, Tom Udall, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Daily Kos

MI-Sen: Sen. Martin Heinrich (D. NM) Helps Gary Peters (D) Fight Back Against The Koch Brothers

U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich is helping his colleague, Rep. Gary Peters get ready to fight back against the Koch Brothers and the GOP in his bid for the U.S. Senate: Now, Gary may not know who Zozobra is or have a preference on red or green chiles, but make no mistake -- in his short time in Congress, Gary has proven he fights for the same middle ... (more)

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Silver City Sun-News

Four more WIPP employees being tested for radiation exposure

Courtesy photo The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, 26 miles southeast of Carlsbad, is the nation's only federal disposal site for transuranic nuclear waste.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM, Department of Energy, US Politics, US News, Senator Tom Udall, Tom Udall, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Martin Heinrich

Wed Mar 26, 2014

FireHouse.com

Board Criticizes Response to N.M. Radiation Leak

March 26--An independent board charged with reviewing an underground fire and a radiation leak at New Mexico's Waste Isolation Pilot Plant has criticized the emergency response to both incidents in a report.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

The Miami Herald

Oversight chair questions safety at nuke dump

Top-ranked Rafael Nadal hits a return to Denis Istomin during his 6-1, 6-0 victory in the third round of the Sony Open on Monday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Tom Udall, Tom Udall, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Senator Martin Heinrich, Democrat, Department of Energy

Wed Mar 19, 2014

Las Cruces Sun-News

Town hall pans proposed U.S. Senate legislation on Organ Mountains national monument

Steve MacIntyre Rep. Steve Pearce, R-N.M., talks about his proposal, the Organ Mountains National Monument Establishment Act, to a packed house Wednesday at the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Tom Udall, Tom Udall, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Martin Heinrich, Las Cruces, NM

Business Journal

Heinrich supports move to ban discrimination by contractors

Sen. Martin Heinrich is one of 175 members of Congress who have signed a letter calling on President Barack Obama to issue an executive order banning contractors from receiving government contracts unless they have a policy prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Martin Heinrich, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

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