Bingaman strongly backs New Mexican for FEMA post

U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today said New Mexico’s Tim Manning is an excellent candidate to be Deputy Administrator for National Preparedness at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and urged a Senate Panel to approve his confirmation.

Budget resolution spotlights health care reform, education, energy and other key domestic initiatives

U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today voted to approve a budget blueprint for 2010 that invests in health care, education and green energy, while providing tax cuts for middle income Americans. The 2010 Budget Resolution provides Congress with a spending blueprint as the House and Senate gear up to write the bills that fund the ederal […]

Press release: Bingaman discusses EPA findings about greenhouse gases

U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today talked to New Mexico radio reporters about his trip to New Mexico and about the EPA’s finding regarding greenhouse gases.

Bingaman to take part in health care reform roundtable

U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman on Tuesday will take part in a Finance Committee roundtable discussion on health care reform.

Bingaman working to keep Giddings post office open

U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman is pressing the U.S. Postal Service to keep open the Giddings Street Post Office in Clovis.

Udall cancels town hall meeting

CNJ staff Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., has canceled a town hall scheduled for Friday. According to an e-mail from the senator’s office, Secretary of Energy Steven Chu is making a last-minute trip to New Mexico to tour the state’s national labs, “and I will be joining him for his trip to highlight the importance of […]

Bingaman introduces bill to update hardrock mining law

U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today introduced legislation aimed at updating mining laws passed well over a century ago. When the Mining Law was passed in 1872, following the California gold rush, Congress was trying to encourage settlement of the American West.

Udall urges energy secretary to support broader mission for NNSA labs

U.S. Senator Tom Udall, D-N.M., today sent a letter to Energy Secretary Steven Chu asking him to support a future vision of the

Senator to attend White House bill signing ceremony

U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today talked to New Mexico radio reporters about attending the signing of the Omnibus Public Lands bill at the White House later today.

Bingaman bill aids self-employed New Mexicans

U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today reintroduced a bipartisan bill that would change the tax law to benefit small business owners.