Luján Launches Application Portal for Service Academy Nominations, Encourages New Mexicans to Apply

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) announced that his office will begin accepting applications from high school students and recent high school graduates seeking a nomination to a U.S. Service Academy through October 8, 2021. “New Mexicans have a long history of answering the call to public service, and it’s my distinct honor to nominate young people

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Luján, Collins Introduce Legislation to Increase Diversity in Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials

Hispanic and Black Americans disproportionately impacted by Alzheimer’s, underrepresented in clinical trials Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) today introduced legislation to increase racial and ethnic diversity in clinical trials for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. The Equity in Neuroscience and Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials (ENACT) Act aims to increase diversity in clinical trials

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Luján Highlights New Mexico’s National Laboratories and Infrastructure Investments in Meeting with Energy Secretary

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) met with Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm to discuss the American Jobs Plan. During the meeting, Senator Luján highlighted the need to drive investments for New Mexico’s National Laboratories and champion a Clean Energy Standard to address the climate crisis. Senator Luján secured key investments in the American Jobs Plan to

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Luján Cosponsors Bipartisan Bill to Improve Access to Rural Health Care for New & Expecting Moms

Nambé, N.M. – U.S. Senator Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) joined Senators Tina Smith (D-Minn.) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) to introduce bipartisan legislation that would help ensure that new and expecting moms living in rural communities get the care they need. More than half of rural counties nationwide lack hospitals with labor and birthing services, and the disparity in access to

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Luján Meets With Local Leaders Across New Mexico

Nambé, N.M. – Today, U.S. Senator Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) wrapped up the May state work period, which included a tour across southern New Mexico and meetings with New Mexico local leaders. While traveling, Senator Luján met with mayors and local leaders from Alamogordo, Las Cruces, Sunland Park, Anthony, Deming, Mesilla, Silver City and Grant County. He capped off the

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