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Weekly Address: A Path Towards a Thriving Middle Class

In this week’s address, the President described the progress our economy has made, laying a foundation for a future that prioritizes middle-class economics. This week, the President will send a budget to Congress centered on the idea that everyone who works hard should have the chance to get ahead. His plan will reverse harmful sequestration

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Senators Udall, Heinrich Vote Against Special Interest Bill for Keystone Pipeline

U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich have voted against a bill mandating approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline. Udall said it was an unprecedented act for Congress to require the administration to approve a pipeline for a private, foreign corporation. The vote came shortly after Udall offered an amendment to create a national Renewable

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Senators Udall, Heinrich Urge McConnell To Pass Homeland Security Funding Bill without Unfairly Targeting DREAMers

With Homeland Security funding set to expire, Senators say clean, full funding bill for 2015 fiscal year urgently needed to maintain security efforts In a letter, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich urged Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to pass a clean bill that funds the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for the remainder

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Senators Udall, Heinrich: Decision to Base Osprey in N.M. Shows Value of N.M. Air Force Bases

U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich yesterday welcomed news that Cannon and Kirtland Air Force bases will temporarily house a total of seven CV-22 Osprey until they can be permanently based to serve the U.S. Pacific Command. Air Force officials have advised the lawmakers’ offices that three CV-22s will be based at Cannon and

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