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  Office of Rep. Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
January 29, 2024 at 11:17 PM

Updates from the District

Dear Friend,  Each and every day I am incredibly proud to be your Congresswoman. Since day one, my work in Congress has been guided by New Mexicans who have shared their dreams, hopes, and priorities for our state. I cannot wait to keep…
  Office of Rep. Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
August 16, 2023 at 7:27 PM

That's a wrap on week 2 of District Work Period!

Dear Friend,   It's been an amazing week back home! We were honored to invite our communities to our Albuquerque Open House, hold community coffees in Corrales and Bosque Farms and so much more!      One year anniversary  …
  Office of Rep. Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
July 31, 2023 at 9:46 PM

Here's what I've been up to this summer!

Dear Friend,   The past few weeks have been extremely busy both at home in New Mexico and in the People’s House! From fighting for public lands, to improving our water infrastructure, to delivering crucial wins for our district — I am remi…
  Office of Rep. Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
July 31, 2023 at 9:39 PM

Coffee with your Congresswoman!

Hello Friends!   Please join me for "Coffee with your Congresswoman" on Tuesday Aug.1st from 10AM - 11:30AM at Fancies Bakery & Modern Market! I would love to meet you and hear about your questions and concerns. See you there! …
  Office of Rep. Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
June 8, 2023 at 3:18 PM

Griswold v Connecticut Anniversary

Dear John,   This week, we are marking the anniversary of the Supreme Court decision that opened the door for medical contraception—Griswold v. Connecticut. All these decades later, I continue to firmly believe that all people have a fund…
  Office of Rep. Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
June 2, 2023 at 5:43 PM

Happy Pride Month! ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜🤎🖤

Dear John,   As we welcome the month of June, I want to wish you a happy, joyful, unapologetic, and life-affirming PRIDE!!!  ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜🤎🖤   This month, I look forward to celebrating pride and reaffirming every day the fight for a world in whi…
  Office of Rep. Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
March 31, 2023 at 7:16 PM

Putting People Over Polluters

Dear John,   Yesterday, House Republicans passed their number-one priority bill—legislation that would lease our public lands forever to the highest bidder, increase the federal deficit by billions of dollars, and raise energy utility cost…
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
March 14, 2023 at 4:42 PM

Our Veterans Resource Fair this Saturday

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend, I hope you’ll join me at my office’s Veterans Resource Fair this Saturday at 12:00 p.m. MT! My District Office is convening a Resource Fair to connect veterans in our community with important health care information fro…
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
March 8, 2023 at 4:35 PM

Happy International Women's Day!

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend, Happy Women's History Month! This month we are celebrating the immense contributions that women in New Mexico and across the country have made to our history, culture, and economy. This last year, in honor of Women’s His…
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
March 2, 2023 at 5:19 PM

NOW OPEN - Community Funded Project Submissions

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend, I am reaching out to let you know that my office is now accepting submissions for Community Funded Projects to be included in the FY2024 Budget! I hope you will consider submitting your project for consideration by Tues…
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
February 23, 2023 at 6:14 PM

Hometown Heroes: Celebrating the Contributions of Black New Mexicans

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend, This month and every month, we’re celebrating the contributions of Black New Mexicans across our communities and throughout history. Every day, I’m proud to work alongside so many phenomenal leaders and organizers here …
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
February 23, 2023 at 4:47 PM

Hometown Heroes: Celebrating the Contributions of BLack New Mexicans

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend, This month and every month, we’re celebrating the contributions of Black New Mexicans across our communities and throughout history. Every day, I’m proud to work alongside so many phenomenal leaders and organizers here …
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
February 21, 2023 at 6:26 PM

Sign up for our Youth Summit!

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend, Next week, our District Office will be hosting a Youth Summit, where we are convening local community organizations for young people across New Mexico’s First Congressional District. As someone who grew up in Albuquerq…
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
February 8, 2023 at 9:57 PM

What Are Your Thoughts on the State of the Union?

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend, Last night, I was honored to hear from President Biden during his State of the Union Address about the incredible economic progress we’ve made over the past two years to deliver for our families in New Mexico and across…
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
February 2, 2023 at 5:39 PM

Defending Social Security

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend, Eighty-two years ago this week, as our country was emerging from the Great Depression, the federal government did something that would change our society and our economy forever—we sent the first Social Security check t…
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
January 27, 2023 at 5:29 PM

Addiction, Healing, and Serving our Communities

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend, I want to take this opportunity to talk about something difficult that many of our families in New Mexico struggle with but don’t always talk about — and that is addiction.  Across New Mexico, countless families are str…
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
January 13, 2023 at 5:40 PM

I Want To Hear From You

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend, Happy New Year! I hope you had a wonderful holiday season. This last week, I was honored to take my Oath of Office for a second term and begin our work on behalf of our new District, which now stretches from Sandoval an…
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
December 23, 2022 at 1:39 AM

HUGE budget wins for NM-01!

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend, I’m excited to share some big news for our district! The Senate just voted to pass a Fiscal Year 2023 budget that delivers historic investments in our families, workers, and communities—and we're about to vote in the Ho…
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
December 8, 2022 at 10:16 PM

This Week in 3 Photos

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend,   A lot has happened in Congress this week, and I thought I would try something a little different to give you an update! Here is this week fighting for New Mexicans in three photos:    This week, we passed the 2022 Wat…
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
December 1, 2022 at 7:31 PM

Protecting Marriage Equality

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend, This week, the Senate cast a hugely important vote to protect the right of every New Mexican to marry who they love. This past summer, I, like so many across the country, was shocked and appalled by the Supreme Court’s d…
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
November 24, 2022 at 4:00 PM

A Day of Gratitude

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend, Happy Thanksgiving! I hope that this message finds you safe, happy, and surrounded by the things you are most thankful for. Whether that is spending time with loved ones, enjoying our beautiful state, eating a meal, or …
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
November 18, 2022 at 5:16 PM

Happy Birthday to the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law! 🎉

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend, One year ago this week, we made history. President Biden signed the largest investment in our nation’s infrastructure in generations into law. Today, I want to take a moment to celebrate all the important projects that …
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
November 11, 2022 at 5:56 PM

Honoring Our Veterans

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend, We would not have the democracy we have today if not for the efforts of the brave servicemembers who have put their lives on the line to defend our country. On Veterans Day, I hope you are able to take a moment to expre…
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
November 8, 2022 at 2:30 PM

Voting Day

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend,  The core of any strong democracy is civic participation. In order to make your voice heard and make an impact on your local community, our state, and our country, don’t forget to go out and vote today! To help you navi…
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
November 3, 2022 at 5:56 PM

A Few November Reminders

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend,  This week, I wanted to take a moment to remind all New Mexicans, and especially all Medicare recipients, to take advantage of this year’s health care Open Enrollment Period. Open Enrollment lasts from October 15th thro…
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
October 27, 2022 at 5:30 PM

VP Harris’s Visit to ABQ

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend,   After the Supreme Court’s devastating decision to turn back the clock on our fundamental human rights, we’re continuing the fight for gender equality and our right to choose. The decision to overturn Roe v. Wade has j…
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
October 25, 2022 at 4:15 PM

Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment Begins!

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend,   As the Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment period begins, I wanted to make sure you were aware of the monumental legislation we just passed in Congress to lower health care and prescription drug costs. The Inflation Re…
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
October 14, 2022 at 3:48 PM

Hispanic Heritage Month

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend,  As we near the conclusion of Hispanic Heritage Month, it’s important to remember that we must continue to highlight the incredible contributions Hispano, Latino, and Chicano communities have made to New Mexico and our n…
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
October 10, 2022 at 5:40 PM

On Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend, Today we honor the cultures, traditions, and resilience of Indigenous peoples. In New Mexico, and across the United States, Pueblos, Tribes and nations have built vibrant and diverse cultures spanning countless generatio…
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
October 6, 2022 at 10:20 PM

Improving Our Public Safety

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend,  As communities across our district are facing interconnected public safety crises, I wanted to update you on my work in Congress to secure key resources for New Mexicans. Albuquerque, like the nation, is facing rising c…
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
September 30, 2022 at 4:55 PM

Major Wildfire Relief for New Mexicans

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend, In April, New Mexicans came together to support our communities devastated by the largest wildfire in our state’s history—started by federal prescribed burns. Today, I voted to send over $2.5 billion to New Mexicans affec…
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
September 22, 2022 at 5:21 PM

National Voter Registration Day

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend, This week, our nation marked National Voter Registration Day, which encourages each person to make sure they are registered to vote. For those who still need to register, you can do so at: Voter Registration (state.nm.us…
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
September 15, 2022 at 5:15 PM

Protecting our Federal Workers from Political Interference

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend,  Today, over 21,000 New Mexicans woke up and went to work for our federal government to serve our state and our nation. These civil servants are the cornerstone of how our government works - between distributing veterans…
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
September 8, 2022 at 5:07 PM

I shouldn't be able to trade stocks

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend, On Monday, we celebrated Labor Day and the continued fight for equity and fairness in the workplace – and I can’t think of a better time to renew my call to ban Members of Congress from trading stocks while in office.  A…
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
September 1, 2022 at 10:20 PM

Check Out Our District Work Report!

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend,  This past month, I traveled across our beautiful district to connect with our communities. I heard from many of you and I was excited to share news of the bills we just passed in Congress. I was also honored to meet wit…
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
August 29, 2022 at 3:20 PM

Sign Up for Our Virtual Town Hall on Wednesday!

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend, On Wednesday, August 31st, at 7:00 p.m. Mountain Time, I’ll be holding a virtual town hall to hear from you about your concerns and priorities. I’ll also give some brief updates on our productive August District Work Per…
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
August 26, 2022 at 4:21 PM

Continuing the work of women’s suffrage

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend, Today, we celebrate the 102nd anniversary of the 19th Amendment, the day that women’s fundamental right to vote was enshrined in the U.S. Constitution. A century later, we continue the fight for gender equality and our fu…
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
August 25, 2022 at 4:44 PM

HUGE News on Student Debt

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend, Yesterday, President Biden announced that the federal government will be forgiving student loans up to $10,000 for borrowers earning less than $125,000 and up to $20,000 in student loan debt for Pell Grant recipients. Pr…
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
August 18, 2022 at 9:00 PM

Stop by our Town Hall Tomorrow!

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend,   Tomorrow night, August 19th, at 6:00 p.m. Mountain Time, I’ll be holding an in-person Town Hall Listening Session to hear from you about your concerns and give you an update on the bills I just helped pass in Congress.…
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
August 13, 2022 at 3:13 AM

BREAKING: We just passed the Inflation Reduction Act!

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend, I have some huge news for New Mexico! Today, I just cast one of the most consequential votes for New Mexico’s families in generations. The Inflation Reduction Act, the largest investment in clean energy and climate actio…
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
August 2, 2022 at 4:17 PM

Sign Up for Our Virtual Town Hall Tonight!

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend, Tonight at 7:00 p.m. Mountain Time, I’ll be holding a virtual town hall on the bills I just passed in the House and what is going on in Congress right now.   Sign up for the telephone town hall by clicking here, or dial…
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
July 30, 2022 at 2:45 AM

FOUR of my bills just passed the House! (updated link)

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend, I wanted to send you a quick update that four of my bills have passed the House this week! These bills are absolutely crucial for New Mexico—and here are the details: The CHIPS Act. This week, Congress sent a big invest…
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
July 30, 2022 at 12:04 AM

FOUR of my bills just passed the House!

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend, I wanted to send you a quick update that four of my bills have passed the House this week! These bills are absolutely crucial for New Mexico—and here are the details: The CHIPS Act. This week, Congress sent a big invest…
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
July 26, 2022 at 7:19 PM

New Mexico is for All

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend,  Today, we are celebrating the 32nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, one of the most important pieces of civil rights legislation in our nation's history. For too long, individuals with disabilities ha…
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
July 22, 2022 at 4:22 PM

Defending Marriage Equality and Contraception

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend, This week, I voted to protect same-sex and interracial marriage and every New Mexican’s right to access contraception. It’s hard to believe that in the year 2022, anyone would vote against these basic human rights, but …
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
July 21, 2022 at 5:00 PM

This Week in Congress

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend, I’m excited to share some important news with you! This week, I am proud to announce that we passed a budget in the House that includes all 15 of my community project requests to invest in public safety, housing and home…
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
July 14, 2022 at 4:58 PM

Celebrating our Outdoor Spaces

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend, Happy National Parks and Recreation Week! I wanted to make sure you knew to celebrate National Parks and Rec Week with us this week—as if we ever needed an excuse to go outdoors here in our beautiful New Mexico. This wee…
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
July 5, 2022 at 4:19 PM

Sign up for our virtual town hall tonight!

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend, Tonight at 6:45 p.m. Mountain Time, I’ll be holding a virtual town hall on what is going on in Congress right now and any concerns you might want to share about recent Supreme Court decisions.   Sign up for the telephone…
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
July 4, 2022 at 4:47 PM

Celebrating our Democracy

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend, As we celebrate Independence Day, it is important to recognize the progress our country has made over the last 250 years. July 4th is a day both to celebrate and reflect on our freedoms and our democracy. Today, we remem…
  Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury · [email protected]
June 30, 2022 at 5:55 PM

The Safer Communities Act

Open plain text version Open in browser Dear Friend, From the evidence brought forward by the January 6th Select Committee hearings to defending our reproductive freedom nationwide, there has been a lot of important news coming out of Washington, D.C. I wanted to make sure…