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Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham

Representing the 1st District of New Mexico

Press Releases

Jul 15, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham released the following statement today in response to the Obama administration's announcement of a nuclear agreement with Iran.

Jun 23, 2015 Press Release

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - On Tuesday, June 30, U.S. Senator Tom Udall and U.S Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham will speak at an event hosted by SMSgt Jessey Baca and his wife, Maria, to recognize the establishment of the federal burn pit registry.

Jun 23, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.), House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations Ranking Member Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), and Rep.

Jun 18, 2015 Press Release
Legislation Protects Victims of Sexual Assault

Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham today introduced legislation, called Racheal’s Law, which would encourage states to pass laws to provide for a permanent restraining order against sex offenders.

Jun 17, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham announced today that $4.6 million in health-related grants were issued to First Choice Community Healthcare, Inc. and Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 

Jun 12, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham voted today against legislation that would have given the Obama Administration the authority to finalize international trade agreements without input from Congress. The House rejected part of the trade package, which puts the issue in limbo.

Jun 4, 2015 Press Release
Legislation Coincides with Release of New Report on Family Caregiving

Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham re-introduced legislation today to create a national Care Corps program, modeled after the Peace Corps, that is designed to provide support for family caregivers and help meet the growing demand for the care of aging and disabled Americans.  

Jun 2, 2015 Press Release
Amendment Passes 417-10

The House today voted overwhelmingly, 417-10, to pass an amendment by U.S. Reps. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01), Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) and Tim Murphy (PA-18) that invests an additional $2 million in crisis-intervention training for state and local law enforcement, along with mental health and substance abuse treatment, and rehabilitation and community re-entry services.

Jun 1, 2015 Press Release
Bill Would Expedite the Receipt of SSDI Benefits for Terminally Ill Individuals

U.S. Reps. Steve Israel (NY-03) and Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) introduced the Sanchez-Young Social Security Disability Insurance for the Terminally Ill Act (H.R. 2585), which would expedite the receipt of Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits for terminally ill and economically disadvantaged individuals.