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Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham

Representing the 1st District of New Mexico

Press Releases

Dec 1, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham, who represents New Mexico’s 1st District, was elected as the chairwoman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. She will serve a two-year term, succeeding U.S. Rep. Linda Sánchez, as the leader of the prominent group of Hispanic members of Congress.

Dec 1, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham sent a letter today urging the U.S. Department of Justice to send federal monitors to North Dakota to stop the violence at Standing Rock. I also asked for an investigation into the aggressive and unwarranted tactics being used against peaceful protestors.

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Nov 17, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham joined more than 120 colleagues in the House today to send a letter to President-elect Donald Trump, urging him to reconsider his appointment of Steve Bannon to be his White House chief strategist.

The text of the letter is below:

Dear President-elect Trump:

Nov 17, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Reps.

Oct 4, 2016 Press Release

ALBUQUERQUE – Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham today expressed outrage after learning that the New Mexico VA failed to notify many patients about positive test results indicating they could have colorectal cancer.

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Oct 4, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-NM) and Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-FL) sent a letter to the Department of Interior Secretary opposing a recommendation to exterminate or put up for sale 45,000 wild horses in the western United States. 

Oct 4, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a letter to the President of the United States, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representatives Steve Pearce, Ben Ray Luján and Michelle Lujan Grisham expressed support for Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye’s request for a major disaster declaration in response to August flooding that occurred on the Navajo Nation in Shiprock.

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Oct 4, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján and Michelle Lujan Grisham called on the U.S.

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Sep 14, 2016 Press Release

U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich, and U.S. Representatives Steve Pearce, Ben Ray Luján and Michelle Lujan Grisham released the following statement welcoming news that Facebook will build its new data center in Los Lunas:

Sep 14, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham announced today that three New Mexico agencies will receive more than $2 million in federal grants through the Supportive Services for Veterans Families program. The program aims to prevent homeless among veteran families who earn very low incomes.

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