Tag Archives: Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham

Congresswoman Lujan Grisham Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Prohibit Slaughter of American Horses

Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham has introduced legislation to prevent the establishment of horse slaughter operations within the United States, and end the export of American horses for slaughter abroad. Representative Lujan Grisham is one of four House members who introduced the bipartisan Safeguard American Food Exports (SAFE) Act (H.R. 1942) today. Reps. Frank Guinta (R-N.H.),

Continue reading

Congresswoman Lujan Grisham Calls on DOE to Suspend APD Access to Elite Military-Style Training Facility

Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) has asked the U.S. Department of Energy to review an agreement that gives Albuquerque Police officers and academy recruits access to a federal training facility at Kirtland Air Force Base designed for elite federal security personnel who protect the nation’s nuclear arsenal. Rep. Lujan Grisham has also asked DOE Secretary

Continue reading

Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham Co-Sponsors Bill Requiring Special Prosecutor for Police Shootings

Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham announced that she is co-sponsoring federal legislation which calls for the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate fatal police shootings and present the results to a judge in a probable cause hearing. The “Grand Jury Reform Act” would remove potential conflicts of interest that might exist when local prosecutors, who

Continue reading

Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham Statement on House Republicans’ Anti-Trafficking and Anti-DREAMers Bills

Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01), a member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, issued the following statement after voting against two House Republicans’ bills that repealed vital humanitarian and anti-trafficking provisions for children fleeing trafficking, persecution, or violence in their home countries and to revoke DACA for DREAMers. “At a time when Congress should be standing

Continue reading

Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham Announces $15 Million in Federal Grants

U.S. Representative Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) has announced that five federal grants totaling more than $15 million have been awarded to fund several initiatives in New Mexico’s 1stCongressional District. These grants from the Department of Health and Human Services and the National Endowment for the Arts will support innovations in healthcare, education, and the arts. “I’m

Continue reading

Congresswoman Lujan Grisham Introduces National Homeowners Bill of Rights

U.S. Representative Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) last week introduced the National Homeowners Bill of Rights Act of 2014 (NHBOR), which will help protect homeowners and ensure working-class families can benefit from the housing recovery. “This legislation gives homeowners the necessary resources to protect their rights,” Rep. Lujan Grisham said. “With one out of 10 homeowners

Continue reading

Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham: Our leaders must act fast … or step aside

The community is losing faith in two of its most important government institutions: local law enforcement and the agency responsible for the health care of military veterans. I share the same sense of outrage and distrust that I suspect most people are feeling right now. But it doesn’t have to be that way. The key

Continue reading

Congresswoman Lujan Grisham Supports Defense Authorization for FY2015

Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released the following statement yesterday after voting for H.R. 4435, the Howard P. “Buck” McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015, which passed 325-98 in the House of Representatives. “I am pleased the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed the bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act of 2015, which will

Continue reading

Congresswoman Lujan Grisham Urges APD to Accept All DOJ Recommendations

Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham issued the following statement in response to the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) report on the Albuquerque Police Department. “The Albuquerque community has waited a long time – too long – for someone to acknowledge and take decisive action against the violence we’re all witnessing. The DOJ has confirmed longstanding

Continue reading