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August 6, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC –This past week, Congresswoman Xochitl Torres Small (NM-02) cosponsored bipartisan legislation, the VA Telehealth Expansion Act, which would improve and expand telehealth services for veterans at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). 

August 5, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC –Today, Rep. Xochitl Torres Small (NM-02) introduced the Southwest Border Security Technology Improvement Act of 2020, legislation that would require the Department of Homeland Security to conduct an analysis on the technology needs and gaps to secure the U.S.-Mexico border.

July 31, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC –Today, Reps. Xochitl Torres Small (NM-02) and Aumua Amata C.

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July 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC –Today, Rep. Xochitl Torres Small (NM-02) released the following statement after the House’s bipartisan vote to pass the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which included several efforts championed by Torres Small.

July 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC –Tonight, Rep. Xochitl Torres Small (DNM-02) voted to pass two bipartisan bills, the Child Care Is Essential Act and the Child Care for Economic Recovery Act as part of Torres Small’s continued efforts to provide relief for families across New Mexico and support the safe reopening of our economy.

July 28, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Today, Representative Xochitl Torres Small (NM-02) shared public praise given for her efforts to support local providers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

July 24, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This week, Rep. Torres Small fought for bipartisan solutions that address the challenges New Mexicans continue to face during the COVID-19 pandemic from introducing legislation that supports the restaurant industry to the Back on Your Feet Act, which would extend unemployment assistance and provide a benefit for those reentering the workforce.

July 24, 2020 Press Release

Las Cruces, N.M. – Yesterday, Representative Xochitl Torres Small (D-NM) announced U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will conduct a Non-Intrusive Inspection (NII) technology demonstration project at the Santa Teresa Port of Entry starting Fiscal Year 2021.

July 23, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Today, Representative Xochitl Torres Small (NM-02) and Rep. Steven Horsford (NV-04) introduced the Back on Your Feet Act, which would extend federal unemployment assistance and provide a benefit to those reentering the workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic.

July 22, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC –Today, Rep. Xochitl Torres Small’s (NM-02) bipartisan Great American Outdoors Act overwhelmingly passed the House by a vote of 310-107. The legislation will permanently and fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), and President Trump has signaled his support.

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June 7, 2020 In The News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — U.S. Rep. Xochitl Torres Small has introduced legislation that would give additional funding to health care providers struggling to keep their doors open during the COVID-19 pandemic.

June 5, 2020 In The News

LAS CRUCES - U.S. Rep. Xochitl Torres Small, D-N.M., is hoping to deliver on a long-running promise this month when Congress considers legislation guaranteeing full annual appropriations to the Land and Water Conservation Fund. 

June 5, 2020 In The News

On May 22, Congresswoman Xochitl Torres Small introduced a bill that would expand the amount of federal funding rural hospitals and clinics can get from the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund should it be passed.

May 21, 2020 In The News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Some New Mexico dairies have reported average monthly losses of more than a quarter-million dollars as fallout from the coronavirus outbreak mounts. Ranchers have seen cattle prices plummet amid supply chain problems, and farmers are starting to worry about potential labor shortages when harvest time comes.

May 6, 2020 In The News

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April 23, 2020 In The News

Congresswoman Xochitl Torres Small voted Thursday in support of H.R. 266, the Interim Emergency Coronavirus Relief Package, also known as The Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act.

April 21, 2020 In The News

LAS CRUCES - As rural communities within New Mexico weather the novel coronavirus outbreak, U.S. Rep. Xochitl Torres Small, D-N.M., has joined with other members of Congress to call on the federal government to create a task force dedicated to addressing the challenges the pandemic presents to those communities.

April 21, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Xochitl Torres Small, D-NM, along with a bipartisan group of lawmakers from both houses of Congress are urging the Trump Administration to create a task force to help rural communities with the challenges they face as a result of the COVID-19 global pandemic.

April 17, 2020 In The News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- U.S. Rep. Xochitl Torres Small wants to get more money to businesses that are struggling during the COVID-19 crisis.
 
She said lawmakers, both Democrats and Republicans, are working on another relief package.

April 17, 2020 In The News

New Mexico farmers and ranchers were at a big disadvantage when it came to one of the Small Business Administration’s coronavirus relief loan programs, says a New Mexico congresswoman.

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