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January 13, 2022
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Teresa Leger Fernández released the following statement after she voted for and the House of Representatives passed the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act.

January 10, 2022
WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Teresa Leger Fernández, joined by City Councilor Chris Rivera and Regina Wheeler, City Public Works Director, visited and toured the Santa Fe Regional Airport. During the visit, the Congresswoman discussed the impact of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act on the airport’s local expansion, renovation, and five-year improvement plan.

January 6, 2022
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Teresa Leger Fernández released the following statement on the one year anniversary of the January 6th Capitol Insurrection.

January 4, 2022
WASHINGTON - Today, Congresswoman Teresa Leger Fernández announced the 2021 Congressional App Challenge Winner for New Mexico’s 3rd congressional district.

December 22, 2021
Santa Fe, NM - Congresswoman Teresa Leger Fernández issued the following statement on the decision to dissolve the New Mexico Local Government, Land Grants & Cultural Affairs Committee

December 20, 2021
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Teresa Leger Fernández released the following statement after Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced he would not support the Build Back Better Act.

December 17, 2021
WASHINGTON - The USDA announced a finalized rule change to allow payments for cattle contaminated by harmful PFAS chemicals.

December 15, 2021
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Teresa Leger Fernández (NM-03) announced the opening of the Las Vegas office at New Mexico Highlands University’s Hewitt Hall.

December 9, 2021
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Teresa Leger Fernández (NM-03) announced today that the House Judiciary Committee passed her Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) Amendments of 2021 (H.R. 5338).
Issues:Health

December 8, 2021
WASHINGTON – Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2022 that included Rep. Teresa Leger Fernández’s (D-NM) amendments to help those impacted by PFAS contamination.
Issues:Congress