Press Releases

Jul 14, 2016

Pearce Statement on Passage of Interior and Environment Appropriations Bill

“Overall, this bill will support local economies and start to make government agencies work for the American people not against them,” said Congressman Pearce.

Jul 13, 2016

Pearce Statement on Passage of the Conscience Protection Act of 2016

“The abortion industry continues to exploit women and harm the most vulnerable among us, the unborn. We must protect the Constitutional rights of those who are being persecuted for having moral convictions and religious beliefs," Congressman Pearce.

Jul 12, 2016

Pearce Statement on Separation of Powers Restoration Act

“New Mexicans know the consequences of an overly powerful Executive Branch that rules through executive fiat. The Separation of Powers Restoration Act, (H.R. 4768) seeks to restore proper boundaries between the branches of the United States government and stop the Executive Branch from overstepping its bounds," said Congressman Pearce.

Jul 11, 2016

Pearce Statement on Inspector General’s Report on Alleged Misconduct in Managing Wolf Program

"Those at the top levels at FWS tolerated a culture of lies, falsification, mismanagement, and manipulation of scientific data, ultimately at the cost of livelihoods and the public trust. This mismanagement has caused economic harm to the state, county, and individuals. This is unacceptable and my office will not be silent," said Congressman Pearce.

Jul 8, 2016

Congressman Pearce: We need to start healing this nation

“Healing will begin with a simple imperative: Love Your Neighbor. It must take place one community at a time and one person at a time; it will begin around our kitchen tables. It must start today,” said Congressman Pearce.

Jul 8, 2016

Pearce Statement on Passage of Legislation to Safeguard our Nation’s Financial System

“Passage is another sign to the American people that Congress is completing its work. This legislation was able to find the balance between not increasing spending, while ensuring needed agencies and programs have the resources they need," said Congressman Pearce.

Jul 6, 2016

Pearce Statement on Passage of Mental Health Systems Reform Bill

“Today, the House of Representatives passed a much needed bill aimed at reforming our nation’s approach to mental illness. This bipartisan effort addresses the broken mental health system by providing greater access to quality care, engaging families whose loved ones are affected, and ensuring federal funds are spent effectively," said Congressman Pearce.

Jul 5, 2016

Congressman Pearce, Chairman Goodlatte, and Chairman Sensenbrenner Initiate Investigation into Illegal Theft and Sale of Tribal Artifacts

"The study will shed light on what methods will work best to protect these items. We must avoid blindly introducing legislation that will only add to the bureaucracy or possibly duplicate current efforts. Rather, we should look at how to make this system as efficient as possible," said Congressman Pearce.

Jun 30, 2016

Pearce Leads Meeting Between Ranchers and Forest Service to Resolve Water Dispute

“Based on our conversations this afternoon, I am cautiously optimistic. I think the Forest Service and the ranchers can come to an agreement that will allow ranchers to stay in business and the Jumping Mouse to be protected," said Congressman Pearce.