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housing
February 24, 2021

WASHINGTON — Congresswoman Yvette Herrell (R-N.M.) today announced five federal grants through the Indian Housing Block Grant Program totaling $8,364,497.
 

small plane
February 23, 2021

WASHINGTON — Congresswoman Yvette Herrell (R-N.M.) today announced the U.S. Department of Transportation selected Advanced Air to continue providing Essential Air Service at the Silver City-Grant County Airport through January 2023.

white sands
February 17, 2021

WASHINGTON — Congresswoman Yvette Herrell (R-N.M.) today announced she will serve as Vice Ranking Member of the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources. Herrell will also serve as a member of the National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands Subcommittee. 

Sheriffs Support PAUSE Act
February 17, 2021

Alamogordo, N.M. — Congresswoman Yvette Herrell (R-N.M.) today announced letters of support for H.R. 471, the Protecting Americans from Unnecessary Spread Upon Entry (PAUSE) from COVID-19 Act from five county sheriffs in the second district.

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February 4, 2021

WASHINGTON — Congresswoman Yvette Herrell (R-N.M.) released the following statement regarding reports that a New Mexico State Police Officer was shot today:

Border Wall
February 4, 2021

WASHINGTON — Congresswoman Yvette Herrell (R-N.M.) today led a letter with Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) and other House Committee on Oversight and Reform Republicans to U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. The letter requests all documents and communications related to President Joe Biden's decision to halt construction of the border wall.

Oil and Gas Rigs BLM
February 3, 2021

WASHINGTON — Congresswoman Yvette Herrell (R-N.M.) today introduced the Protecting New Mexico's Jobs and Public Education System Act. The legislation would exempt oil and gas development on federal lands in the State of New Mexico from President Joe Biden's moratorium.

POWER Act
January 28, 2021

WASHINGTON — Congresswoman Yvette Herrell (R-N.M.) today introduced the Protecting our Wealth of Energy Resources (POWER) Act of 2021. The legislation would block President Biden's ability to ban new energy leases on federal lands without the approval of Congress. 

U.S. Capitol Building at Twighlight
January 27, 2021

WASHINGTON — Congresswoman Yvette Herrell (NM-02) today announced she will serve on both the House Committee on Natural Resources and the House Committee on Oversight and Reform. 

CBP Border Health Protections
January 26, 2021

WASHINGTON — Congresswoman Yvette Herrell (NM-02) yesterday introduced the Protecting Americans from Unnecessary Spread upon Entry (PAUSE) Act of 2021. The legislation, which prevents the introduction of new COVID-19 cases from our land and sea borders with Canada and Mexico, is the congresswoman's first bill.