We must be welcoming to those who flee their country because of violence and abject poverty in hopes of a better future -- that’s who we are as Americans.
Haaland said both her parents were veterans, so veterans’ issues are close to her heart. Her platform also includes clean energy, investing in education and small business, and bringing children out of poverty.
Haaland says her focus will include economic and educational opportunities for New Mexicans along with a commitment to clean energy.
Haaland will formally launch her campaign today for the 1st Congressional District seat that will be vacated next year by incumbent Michelle Lujan Grisham, who is running for governor.