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Udall, Heinrich Announce $180,387 in AmeriCorps Grants to New Mexico Tribes

Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich announced that two New Mexico tribes have won AmeriCorps grants to meet critical needs in their communities. The Shiprock Chapter of the Navajo Nation, Navajo AmeriCorps in Nenahnezad and Santo Domingo Pueblo will receive funding totaling $180,387.

Udall: National Park Service Will Reopen Old Santa Fe Trails Building to Visitors

U.S. Senator Tom Udall welcomed news that National Park Service has decided to re-open to the public the historic Old Santa Fe Trails Building in Santa Fe. The Park Service announced this week that the building will be staffed by volunteers who will be able to provide information about the building as well as about parks and trails in the area.

Udall, Heinrich Announce New Investment in Southwest N.M. Economic Development

U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich announced that the Southwest New Mexico Council of Governments has received a $250,000 grant from the Economic Development Administration (EDA) to promote entrepreneurship and business development in Luna, Grant, Hidalgo and Catron counties. Udall and Heinrich helped lead a task force — initially convened by former U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman in 2010 — that led to this grant award, which will fund an innovative initiative to promote job creation by expanding energy efficiency and renewable energy in Southwest New Mexico

Udall, Tester Introduce Bill to Prevent Damaging Cuts in Indian Country

U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Jon Tester (D-Mont.) have introduced legislation to prevent the return of damaging across-the-board budget cuts that significantly impacted health care, education, public safety, and housing throughout Indian Country

Sen. Udall, Rep. Edwards Introduce Bill to Combat Leading Cause of Water Pollution

U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and U.S. Representative Donna F. Edwards (D-Md.) introduced legislation to promote innovative ways to prevent flooding and water pollution created when rain or melted snow (stormwater) picks up toxic chemicals and sediment as it flows over roads, parking lots, roofs and lawns and into rivers and streams. The Innovative Stormwater Infrastructure Act encourages new outside-the-box strategies to help prevent and manage stormwater pollution

Udall Statement on U.S. Plan to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 1, 2015 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Tom Udall, the lead Democrat on the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior and...

Udall: $10 Million in Federal Funds Available to Help Struggling New Mexicans Keep Their...

WASHINGTON, DC - July 18, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) today urged New Mexicans who are at risk of foreclosure to take advantage of a new federal program that has made more than $10 million available in interest-free, forgivable loans to help residents keep their homes. He encouraged people to act quickly because funding is limited and the deadline to apply is short.

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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.