Governor Lujan Grisham Issues Statement On Confirmation Of Interior Secretary Deb Haaland


‌Gov.‌ ‌Michelle‌ ‌Lujan‌ ‌Grisham‌ ‌on‌ Monday ‌issued‌ ‌the‌ ‌following‌ ‌statement‌ ‌upon the U.S. Senate confirmation of Interior Secretary Deb Haaland of New Mexico: 

This is a proud and historic day for indigenous peoples everywhere, for New Mexico and for the United States of America. Secretary Haaland has made history – and I could not be more proud to know her as a colleague and friend, as a fighter for all, a believer in creating a more just and equitable society. Her leadership at Interior will not only help reverse the harmful policies of the last four years but chart a new, balanced and productive course for the future. I greatly look forward to working with the secretary on the issues that matter to tribes and pueblos and to all New Mexicans.”