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Trump Shrunk Bears Ears, Other Monuments; Haaland Asks Biden to Put Them Back

Interior Secretary Deb Haaland has recommended to the Biden Administration that the pre-Trump boundaries of several national monuments, Bear Ears and Grand-Staircase Escalante National Monuments being the most prominent, be reinstated. The recommendations from Haaland to Biden were private but have since been confirmed by multiple government and media sources. If the Biden Administration agrees […]

Haaland Sends Recommendation On Utah Monuments, Including Bears Ears, to President

By BRADY McCOMBS Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Interior Secretary Deb Haaland has made her recommendation about whether to reverse former President Donald Trump’s decision to downsize two sprawling national monuments in Utah, but details of her decision were not released. The Interior Department gave her report to President Joe Biden on Wednesday, […]

Candidates Clash in New Mexico Congressional Election Debate

By MORGAN LEE Associated Press SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Major-party candidates for an open congressional seat in New Mexico clashed over solutions to violent crime, police accountability, the southern border wall and the pandemic’s economic challenges as early absentee voting ballot began. Four candidates have their names on the ballot for the 1st Congressional […]

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Stansbury Holds Strong in Race for Haaland’s Seat

The race to fill Interior Secretary Deb Haaland’s congressional seat started even before she was nominated by President Joe Biden. One of the earliest contenders was State Rep. Melanie Stansbury. The first time Stansbury, 41, ran for public office was in 2018. She defeated seven-term Republican Rep. Jimmie Hall in District 28, Albuquerque’s Northeast Heights. […]

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State’s “Most Conservative” Legislator Enters GOP Race For Haaland Seat

One of the state senate’s most vocal Republicans is entering the race for Deb Haaland’s soon-to-be vacant congressional seat. Senator Mark Moores announced his intent yesterday in a message to Republican State Central Committee members who will choose the Republican nominee in the coming weeks. In his announcement, Moores touts his experience serving in the […]