Press Releases

January 19, 2019 Press Release
Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) issued the following statement on the President’s address.
January 17, 2019 Press Release
Luján will serve on House Energy & Commerce Health, Consumer Protection and Commerce, and Communications and Technology Subcommittees

Washington D.C. -  Today, Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) announced his House Energy & Commerce subcommittee assignments for the 116th Congress. The Congressman will continue to serve on the Health, and Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittees, and rejoin the Communications and Technology Subcommittee.

January 8, 2019 Press Release

Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján issued the following statement tonight in response to President Trump’s address to the nation:

January 3, 2019 Press Release

Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) released the following statement after voting in favor of re-opening the federal government:

December 28, 2018 Press Release
8-year-old is second young child to die in CBP custody this month; Lawmakers seek answers to alarming questions about the timeline and actions surrounding Felipe’s death
December 19, 2018 Press Release
Lawmakers: “This tragedy, and the circumstances that led to it, show the urgent need for effective Congressional oversight over DHS and CBP leadership”

Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján and Michelle Lujan Grisham urged the incoming Senate and House Judiciary and Homeland Security Committees to convene oversight hearings on the death of Jakelin Caal Maquin, a 7-year-old girl from Guatemala who died on December 8, 2018, after being taken into custody with her father by U.S.

December 18, 2018 Press Release

Today, the Chairman Elect of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Joaquin Castro (TX-20) led a delegation to Antelope Wells Port of Entry and Lordsburg Border Patrol Station to investigate the circumstances surrounding the 

December 14, 2018 Press Release
Young Girl’s Tragic Death “Raises Significant Questions About the Leadership At DHS and CBP’s Ability To Appropriately Respond To the Humanitarian Crisis Happening At Our Southern Borders and the Agency’s Ability To Prevent Such Tragedies From Happening In the Future.”