Press Releases

Nov 16, 2017

New Mexico Delegation Calls On New Army Secretary To Bring Active Duty Mission To WSMR

In a letter to incoming Secretary of the Army Mark Esper, U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and U.S. Representatives Steve Pearce (R-N.M.), Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) and Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-N.M.) urged him to consider White Sands Missile Range (WSMR) as a garrison host for a Security Force Assistance Brigade (SFAB), which could bring close to 500 Army officers to WSMR. Secretary Esper was confirmed by the Senate on Wednesday afternoon. The delegation delivered the letter on Secretary Esper’s first day on the job.

Nov 16, 2017

HOUSE PASSES TAX REFORM BILL

Issues: Tax Reform

Congressman Steve Pearce released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act:

Nov 15, 2017

PEARCE INTRODUCES BILL TO “PROHIBIT BACK PAY FOR BERGDAHL”

Congressman Steve Pearce today introduced a bill to prohibit the Army from providing Bowe Bergdahl with back pay and special compensation after deserting his post in 2009.

Nov 15, 2017

PEARCE STATEMENT ON DIRECTOR CORDRAY’S RESIGNATION

Congressman Steve Pearce released the following statement after Director Richard Cordray announced he will step down as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) by the end of the month:

Nov 14, 2017

HOUSE REFORMS FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM

Congressman Steve Pearce released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2874, the 21st Century Flood Reform Act, to reform the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP):

Nov 14, 2017

PEARCE VOTES TO INCREASE PAY FOR TROOPS AND MODERNIZE DEFENSE DEPARTMENT

Congressman Steve Pearce released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives today passed the Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018:

Nov 14, 2017

PEARCE APPLAUDS SECOND FACEBOOK EXPANSION IN LOS LUNAS

Congressman Steve Pearce released the following statement after Facebook announced plans to expand the Los Lunas Data Center a second time:

Nov 13, 2017

PEARCE VETERANS DAY ADDRESS

Issues: Veterans

Congressman Steve Pearce released the following address in recognition of Veterans Day:

Nov 9, 2017

PEARCE CONGRATULATES NEW HEAD OF FINCEN

Congressman Steve Pearce released the following statement after the U.S. Department of the Treasury named Acting Assistant Attorney General Kenneth Blanco as the new head of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN):

Nov 8, 2017

PEARCE LEADS HEARING ON SAFEGUARDING U.S. FINANCIAL SYSTEM

Congressman Steve Pearce today led the Subcommittee on Terrorism and Illicit Finance entitled, “Financial Intelligence and Enforcement: Treasury’s Role in Safeguarding the American Financial System.” The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence (TFI) plays a vital role in combatting terrorist financing, money laundering, financial crimes, and other threats to our national security.

Pages