Stories tagged: "Rep. Xochitl Torres Small"

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Rep. Torres Small Announces 2021 Funding For Holloman Air Force Base

Rep. Xochitl Torres Small announced that Holloman Air Force Base will receive resources and critical infrastructure upgrades in the coming year, thanks to her work on the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).  The NDAA is a series of federal laws that outline the annual budget and expenditures for the Department of Defense. Funding from...

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With People Outdoors Due to Coronavirus, Rep. Torres Small Introduces Bill to Invest in Public Lands

As more people rely on outdoor activities to get out during the coronavirus pandemic, Rep. Xochitl Torres Small introduced legislation to address maintenance and funding issues that will help support the health of public lands.  The legislation aims to help land management agencies catch up on all the maintenance projects they have planned. It will...

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Rep. Torres Small Secures $5.5 Million For Housing Help During Pandemic

The congresswoman helped get public housing authorities in New Mexico $5.5 million to increase access to public housing during the pandemic.

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Rep. Xochitl Torres Small Gets Nearly $7 Million to Keep Local Medical Center Open

The Gila Regional Medical Center will receive nearly $7 million in funding to help fight the coronavirus pandemic, Rep. Xochitl Torres-Small (D-N.M.) announced.  The additional funding will allow the medical center to keep its doors open and continue offering care to fight the coronavirus pandemic. The money is expected to be delivered by mid-April.  Torres...

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Rep. Xochitl Torres-Small Has a Plan to Make Imports Safer

New Mexico Rep. Xochitl Torres-Small’s bill would require all cargo at land ports to be scanned with “non-intrusive inspection technology.”

Rep. Xochitl Torres Small on Her First Year in Congress

COURIER is sitting down with freshman members of Congress to get their take on what their first year was like, what they wish they knew when they started, and what surprised them most.  Rep. Xochitl Torres Small represents New Mexico’s second district, which covers the southern half of the state and is the fifth largest...

Intense Droughts Are The New Norm, so Western Congresswoman Calls For New Generation of Water Policies

To mitigate the impact of climate change on water scarcity, Torres Small, a former water and natural resources attorney, says her bill provides the “next generation of consensus water policies for the West.”