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Ben Lujan, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Indigenous Peoples

Full Name: Ben Ray Lujan, Jr.
Office: U.S. House (NM) - District 3, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 3
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Single
Birth Date: 06/07/1972
Birth Place: Nambe, NM
Home City: Nambe, NM
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
June 4, 2014 Udall, Heinrich, Luján Honor Last Original Navajo Code Talker Chester Nez
May 5, 2014 Democratic Members Release New GAO Report on Navajo Nation Uranium Contamination
April 1, 2014 Udall, Heinrich, Lujan: Milestone Reached in Construction of Navajo-Gallup Water Project
March 4, 2014 Udall, Luján Announce Over $5.1 Million for Wireless Service for Navajo Nation and Picuris Pueblo
Dec. 20, 2013 Lujan Grisham, Luján Introduce Legislation to Protect Native American Seeds
Nov. 20, 2013 Luján Honors Native American Code Talkers
Nov. 8, 2013 Luján Statement Celebrating Veterans Day
Nov. 1, 2013 Lujan Statement on Native American Heritage Month
Oct. 15, 2013 Lujan: Piecemeal Funding Bill Hurts Native American Communities
Oct. 12, 2013 Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Education, and Indian Health Service Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Oct. 8, 2013 Luján, Kirkpatrick Condemn House GOP Piecemeal Games with Head Start, Impact Aid That is Critical to Tribes
Sept. 26, 2013 Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act of 2013
July 1, 2013 Navajo Time - AZ, NM Legislators Join Forces to Combat HIV Increase
June 14, 2013 Letter to Dr. Tom Frieden and Dr. Yvette Roubideaux - Udall, Heinrich, Luján Express Concern With Increase in HIV Cases on Navajo Nation
June 14, 2013 NM Delegation Introduces Bill to Improve Tribal Education
March 11, 2013 Letter to Chairman Ryan and Ranking Member Van Hollen - New Mexico Priorities
Jan. 23, 2013 Luján Cosponsors Reauthorization of Violence Against Women Act, Calls for Swift Passage
Sept. 21, 2012 Luján: House Republicans Turn Out the Lights on the American People
Sept. 21, 2012 Luján: Legislation Enabling Tribes to Request Disaster Assistance Directly from the President Passes House
Sept. 19, 2012 Luján: Allowing Mescalero Apache to Lease Water Rights Benefits Both Tribal and Non-Tribal Communities
Sept. 18, 2012 Luján Applauds the Start of EPA Cleanup on Three Navajo Uranium Mines
Sept. 13, 2012 NM House Delegation Introduces Bill to Preserve Native American Languages
July 17, 2012 Heinrich Bill to Boost Tribal Homeownership Clears Senate
July 10, 2012 Repeal of Obamacare Act
June 25, 2012 Luján Named Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs
June 18, 2012 Omnibus Indian Advancement Act Amendment
June 18, 2012 Clarification of Authority Granted Regarding Defining Exterior Boundary of the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation
May 16, 2012 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2012
Oct. 11, 2011 Luján Highlights Expedited Permitting Process for Navajo Gallup Water Supply Project
Dec. 22, 2010 Lease Authorization for Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo
Sept. 1, 2010 Rep. Luján: Recovery Act Investment into Northern New Mexico, Navajo Nation Will Create Jobs, Improve Safety
July 29, 2010 Rep. Luján Attends Tribal Law and Order Act Bill Signing Ceremony
May 5, 2010 Rep. Luján Joins Committee On Natural Resources
April 30, 2010 Letter To Ken Salazar And Echo Hawk, Secretary, Department Of The Interior
April 28, 2010 Reps. Kirkpatrick, Luján Highlight Benefits Of Reca Amendments Act For Navajo Nation
Jan. 21, 2010 Taos Pueblo Indian Water Rights Settlement Act
Jan. 21, 2010 Aamodt Litigation Settlement Act
Oct. 29, 2009 Rep. Luján Votes For Investments In Indian Country, Clean Water Infrastructure
Oct. 23, 2009 Rep. Luján Announces Traumatic Brain Injury Assistance Grant For The Native American Disabilities Law Center
Feb. 12, 2009 Rep. Lujan Introduces Land and Water Legislation Package
Sept. 29, 2008 Northern Navajo Agency Council Endorses Lujan
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Fighting for Indian Country
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Fighting for Indian Country
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