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Tag: Deb Haaland

Secretary of the Interior first: Deb Haaland, member of the Pueblo...

“I’ll be fierce for all of us, our planet, and all of our protected land.”

‘Historic and hopeful moment’: Senate confirms Haaland as interior secretary

One campaigner called her confirmation “a tremendous win for Indigenous communities, the waters, parks, and lands across our country, and the climate.”

Pro-fossil fuel senators grill Deb Haaland as she bids to become...

Congressmember Deb Haaland, President Joe Biden’s pick to lead the Interior Department, could become the first Native American to serve as a cabinet secretary if she is confirmed.

Native leadership for the US Department of the Interior

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez called it a “truly a historic and unprecedented day for all Indigenous people.”

Winona LaDuke: Deb Haaland’s nomination for Interior Sec. is ‘important step’...

Haaland’s nomination was backed by progressives, as well as more than 120 tribal leaders, who sent a letter to Biden last month urging him to select her for the post.

The gig is up: Rep. Deb Haaland introduces bill to make...

Haaland’s legislation would place that burden entirely on Lyft, Uber, and other multinational corporations employing large numbers of so-called independent contractors in the gig economy.

Deb Haaland, one of nation’s first Native Congresswomen, calls for probe...

"I’ll go to Congress to make sure that we are paying attention to the issues that folks care about."

This progressive New Mexican could become the first Native-American woman in...

Deb Haaland is running on a platform of Medicare-for-all, marijuana decriminalization, and renewable energy.

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While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

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A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.

A leaking oil refinery on St. Croix gives Biden his first environmental justice test

Nearly 100,000 people have signed a petition calling for the closure of a controversial oil and gas facility that has sickened residents of the U.S. Virgin Island.

Sanders, Omar, and others introduce permanent universal school meals program

“No child in the richest country in the world should face hunger.”