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Press Releases

July 23, 2021
WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Teresa Leger Fernández (D-NM), introduced the bipartisan Extending Tribal Broadband Priority Act to expand the Federal Communication Commission's (FCC's) 2.5 GHz Rural Tribal Priority Window.

July 22, 2021
WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Teresa Leger Fernández announced she secured over $74 million for NM-03 through community project funding requests in appropriations legislation. 

July 21, 2021
WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives passed legislation to protect communities from PFAS contamination that included Rep. Leger Fernández’s amendment on water used for agricultural purposes.
Issues: Health

July 21, 2021
WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives passed legislation to protect communities from PFAS contamination that included Rep. Leger Fernández’s amendment on water used for agricultural purposes.

July 20, 2021
WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Teresa Leger Fernández announced she secured key policy provisions in appropriations legislation to help Tribal communities, expand the clean energy workforce, protect Chaco Canyon, fund rural water programs, protect students from lunch shaming, address access to firearms as a means to prevent suicides, and more.  

July 2, 2021
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Teresa Leger Fernández (NM-03), a member of the House Committee on Natural Resources, joined the New Mexico delegation to urge the Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm to oppose the interim storage of spent nuclear fuel and high-level waste in New Mexico. 

July 2, 2021
SANTA FE— Today, Congresswoman Leger Fernandez announced that Hands Across Cultures in Española, New Mexico received $50,000 to help prevent substance use among youth in the community.
Issues: Health

July 1, 2021
WASHINGTON - Today, the House of Representatives passed the INVEST in America Act, in which Congresswoman Leger Fernández secured nearly $20 million in federal resources for transportation and infrastructure projects in Santa Fe, San Juan, Roosevelt, Taos, Rio Arriba, and McKinley Counties.   
Issues: Congress

June 30, 2021
Rep. Leger Fernández Helped Secure Rescue Payments as Part of the American Rescue Plan
Issues: Economy