Rural communities across New Mexico and the nation are struggling to recruit and retain primary care physicians, but Sen. Tom Udall said Tuesday that a new bill he introduced could help fix the problem.
Sens. Tom Udall (D-NM) and Martin Heinrich (D-NM) have joined with other senators sending a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack asking the agency to expedite implementation of the livestock disaster programs.
Last week’s confirmation of Janet Yellen to head the Federal Reserve was a victory for Senate reformers. Among them is New Mexico’s Tom Udall, who in recent months has emerged as an unlikely hero to those pushing to end partisan gridlock in Washington over the president’s nominees.
U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich have introduced legislation to designate the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks as a national monument.