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A chemical law that really works

Congressed passed the Toxic Substances and Control Act (TSCA) 40 years ago — and since then it’s been used to restrict just five chemicals. It even failed to ban asbestos. Harmful chemicals are pumped into household cleaners, plastic containers, and other goods that families in New Mexico and across the country use everyday. Our current […]

Current Angus: New bill to give national labs more funding

A new bill introduced Tuesday by Democratic U.S. Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich would allow national laboratories to receive more money for research. The bill is intended to increase the maximum percentage of funds available to the Department of Energy for laboratory-directed research and development.

Las Cruces News: U.S. senator warns New Mexicans of fake IRS calls

U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., on Monday warned residents about a phone scam targeting thousands of taxpayers in New Mexico and throughout the country. According to the Internal Revenue Service, criminals are targeting taxpayers with an aggressive and sophisticated impersonation scam. Callers claim to be IRS employees, often using fake names and caller ID that […]

Albuquerque Journal: Sen. Udall is a true champion for environment

In Washington, the real heroes are those willing to do the hard work necessary to help American families. That’s why I admire New Mexico’s Sen. Tom Udall so much. Udall has spent his career doing battle to defend our environment. His leadership has protected and expanded our public lands, supported responsible solutions to climate change […]

KWRG: Udall Promotes Legislation To Address Child Well-Being

Senator Udall brought attention to the Saving Our Next Generation…or SONG…Act during a recent conference call with reporters. Udall introduced the bill…which is designed to increase access to federal education and anti-poverty programs. “Children are our future workforce,” Udall said. “We must break the vicious cycle of poverty. The first step is to invest in […]

ABQ Journal: Politics Notebook: Udall aims at Citizens United again

Sen. Tom Udall and his Democratic colleagues are once again aiming to drum up public support for a long-shot proposal to amend the Constitution and overturn the Citizens United Supreme Court ruling on campaign finance. The controversial ruling, which turned 5 years old Wednesday, gave corporations and unions the ability to spend unlimited amounts on […]