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Chemical Safety

My bipartisan chemical safety reform bill to protect our children and communities from dangerous chemicals was just signed into law. This is historic progress for Americans' health and safety.

January 9, 2017

VIDEO: Udall Shares Stories from New Mexicans Threatened by Washington Republicans’ Obamacare Repeal Plan

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Tom Udall shared stories on the Senate floor from New Mexicans who rely on the historic protections of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and who stand to lose health and economic security under President-elect Donald Trump and Washington Republicans' efforts to repeal health care reform without any plan to replace it.

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January 9, 2017

Udall Congratulates Workers, Carlsbad Community on Official Reopening of WIPP

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Tom Udall offered his congratulations and ongoing support for workers, the Department of Energy and the nation's important nuclear waste cleanup mission as Carlsbad's Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) was officially reopened for waste storage.

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January 9, 2017

Democratic Senators Demand Information from DeVos on Failure to Pay Record Campaign Finance Violation Fines Ahead of Confirmation Hearing

WASHINGTON Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.), Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) again called on Trump Education Secretary nominee Betsy DeVos to provide information on the blatant campaign finance violations of her All Children Matter Political Action Committee (PAC), and on the PAC's subsequent refusal to pay $5.3 million in fines to the state of Ohio. DeVos has failed to respond to the senators' earlier inquiry about her PAC's illegal activities, indicating through a spokesperson that she has no plans to ensure the record fine is paid prior to her upcoming confirmation hearing. 

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January 6, 2017

Udall, Heinrich Praise Enactment of American Innovation and Competitiveness Act

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich praised the enactment of S. 3084, the American Innovation and Competitiveness Act (AICA), a major science bill that includes a number of significant provisions Udall and Heinrich championed to help boost New Mexico's economy. The bill, which passed both houses of Congress last month and was signed into law by President Obama today, contains measures to boost technology transfer initiatives, strengthen and grow manufacturing, and encourage private-sector innovation. 

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January 6, 2017

Udall Joins Senators in Authoring Bill to Require President-Elect Trump and Future Presidential Nominees to Release Tax Returns

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Tom Udall announced that he has cosponsored a bill authored by Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) that will require President-elect Trump to release his recent tax returns in order to provide the public with more transparency on matters related to the President-elect's actions, values and foreign business dealings.

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Tom Urges FTC to Crack Down on False Claims by Sports Equipment Makers

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In a hearing of the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee, Senator Tom Udall highlighted dangerous and deceptive claims by the sports equipment maker "Shock Doctor," which says its mouth guards protect against brain concussions. Udall said such practices put players at unnecessary risk and urged the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to step in and prevent Shock Doctor and other sports equipment manufacturers from marketing their products using false claims about safety.

Tom Proposes Senate Rules Change to Fix Broken Judicial Confirmation Process

In a speech on the Senate floor, Senator Tom Udall laid out his rules reform proposal to address the broken judicial confirmation process, which has been spotlighted by Judge Merrick Garland's failed nomination for the vacant seat on the Supreme Court.

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At Hearing on Military Construction Budget, Tom Pushes to Strengthen NM Military Facilities

At a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies, Senator Tom Udall pressed Department of Defense leadership to take full advantage of New Mexico's unique position to help the military meet 21st-century national security challenges.

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In Forest Service Budget Hearing, Tom Pushes to Fund Severe Wildfires as Natural Disasters

Senator Tom Udall pressed U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell on the agency's ability to meet the escalating costs of wildfire suppression and the urgent need to fix how the government pays to fight increasingly frequent big, expensive wildfires. Udall and Tidwell also discussed the proposed Gila River diversion project, working with New Mexico's traditional communities, the closing of the Mescalero Forest Products sawmill and how to better coordinate Forest Service hiring in the Southwest.

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At Hearing, Udall Presses for Border Patrol Support, Increased Resources to Combat Drug Trafficking

At a hearing of the Senate Appropriations subcommittee on defense, Senator Tom Udall urged the National Guard to maintain and enhance support for the U.S. Border Patrol's anti-drug trafficking activities in New Mexico.

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January 10, 2017

Fighting for New Mexico in 2017

It is a great honor to serve as your United States senator, and work as your partner to move New Mexico forward. As we welcome the new year, let's take a moment to reflect on some of the important progress we made in 2016.

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December 23, 2016

Season's Greetings

This holiday season, as we gather together with family and friends and count our blessings, it is important that we remember our brave men and women in the military who sacrifice so much for our freedom. Many of our troops are spending the holiday season far away from home, serving American interests and values overseas. 

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October 24, 2016

Back to School: Closing the Homework Gap for New Mexico Students

Students across New Mexico have headed back to school and are settling into the routine of waking up early, juggling sports practices and after-school activities, and the nightly ritual of homework.

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October 11, 2016

You're Invited: Discussion about Fixing our Broken Campaign Finance System, this Thursday in Santa Fe

New Mexicans know money in politics is out of hand. They want a government that works for all people, not just powerful billionaires. That's why this Thursday, October 13 at 5:30 p.m., I'll lead a discussion at the Collected Works Bookstore & Coffeehouse in Santa Fe titled, "Returning Democracy to We the People: A Discussion About Money in Politics."

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August 25, 2016

Happy 100th Birthday National Park Service!

Our National Park system has been called our nation's "crown jewel," our "national treasure" and "America's best idea." The parks have awed and inspired, informed, and hosted outdoor adventures for generations of Americans. Today, the National Park Service turns 100, and I hope you'll join me in wishing it a happy birthday!

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    400 Gold Ave. SW
    Suite 300
    Albuquerque, NM 87102
    (505) 346-6791

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    Suite A
    Carlsbad, NM 88220
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    Suite 113
    Portales, NM 88130
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  • Santa Fe
    120 South Federal Place
    Suite 302
    Santa Fe, NM 87501
    (505) 988-6511

  • Washington, DC
    531 Hart Senate Office Building
    Washington DC, 20510
    (202) 224-6621