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LUJAN AND DEMOCRATIC LEADERS CALL ON SPEAKER RYAN TO POSTPONE ADJOURNMENT UNTIL PASSAGE OF...

Congressman Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico’s Third District joined with Democratic Leadership to send a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan to call for immediate action on an emergency supplemental appropriations bill that addresses three urgent public health crises: the Zika virus, opioid addiction, and the ongoing Flint water crisis. In the letter, the members urge Speaker Ryan to postpone adjournment of the House until Congress has acted on these critical issues.

LUJAN VOTES AGAINST REPUBLICAN SPENDING BILL THAT LOCKS IN SEQUESTER CUTS

Congressman Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico’s Third District voted today against the Energy and Water Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2016 that locks in the spending cuts of the sequester that have negatively impacted New Mexico. The legislation also shortchanges investments in renewable energy that are important to New Mexico’s growing clean energy sector

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DOE helps low-income New Mexicans weatherize homes

The U.S. Department of Energy awarded $1.7 million to the New Mexico Mortgage Finance Authority to help low-income New Mexicans weatherize their homes. The funds,...

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GSA Awards Construction Contract for New Port of Entry in Columbus,...

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) awarded the construction contract for the new Land Port of Entry (LPOE) in Columbus, New Mexico to Hensel Phelps Construction Co, from Austin, Texas. The new LPOE will provide the Department of Homeland Security’s Customs and Border Protection (CBP) with facilities to help the agency fulfill its mission of keeping America’s borders safe and secure.