Luján: American Rescue Plan Will Give New Mexicans a Fair Shot

Albuquerque Journal: American Rescue Plan lifts NM families out of povertyBy U.S. Senator Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.)March 7, 2021 This weekend, the Senate voted on critical COVID-19 relief legislation to support struggling families and small businesses and to get vaccine shots into the arms of New Mexicans. This help couldn’t have come soon enough. Forty-six percent of New Mexico households

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Luján Secures Wins in American Rescue Plan to Provide Relief to Farmers and Ranchers, Bridge Digital Divide, and Support Local, State, and Tribal Governments

Washington, D.C. ­– U.S. Senator Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) secured measures in the Senate-passed American Rescue Plan to provide direct relief to New Mexico farmers and ranchers, bridge the digital divide in rural and Tribal communities, support local, state, and Tribal governments, and more. After an overnight “vote-a-rama,” the Senate passed the American Rescue Plan, which included $1,400 direct payments,

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Heinrich, Luján Vote For American Rescue Plan To Deliver Relief For New Mexico

Senators Secure Critical Aid for New Mexico to Help End the Pandemic, Provide Relief for Struggling Americans, and Create a Better Economy  WASHINGTON (March 6, 2021) – Today, U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M) voted for the American Rescue Plan Act, a comprehensive $1.9 trillion package that will provide economic relief and critical resources to New Mexicans,

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Luján Statement on February Jobs Report

Washington, D.C. ­– U.S. Senator Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) issued the following statement on the February jobs report indicating that the economy added 379,000 jobs last month: “The February jobs report marks progress toward getting our economy growing again in the right direction, but more work remains to address the economic uncertainty facing American families, help small businesses and mom-and-pop

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Luján Meets with New Mexico Chamber Executives Association, Discusses COVID-19 Relief for Local Economies

Washington, D.C. ­– Today, U.S. Senator Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) met with the New Mexico Chamber Executives Association to discuss COVID-19 relief for local economies, support for workers and small businesses, and much-needed investments to bridge the digital divide. More than 25 Chambers of Commerce were represented in the virtual meeting. “It was a pleasure meeting with Chambers of Commerce

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