(WASHINGTON) -- A relentless drought and wildfire season in America's West and a tense standoff over federal leases for oil and gas drilling have been early tests for the Biden administration's climate policy and Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, the first Native American to hold... Read More.
BY: KIARA ALFONSECA, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — In an effort to provide more resources to investigate thousands of unsolved cases of missing and murdered Native Americans, a new Bureau of Indian Affairs unit has been launched by Interior Secretary Deb Haaland. Indigenous communities have... Read More.
By MICHELLE STODDART, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- "History is being made, yet again," Vice President Kamala Harris said Thursday as she swore in Deb Haaland as the first Native American woman as interior secretary -- taking over the agency that once... Read More.
By ALLISON PECORIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate on Monday confirmed Rep. Deb Haaland as interior secretary, making her the first Native American in U.S. history to serve in a president's Cabinet. Haaland, elected to the House of Representatives in 2018,... Read More.
By ALLISON PECORIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate is expected to confirm Rep. Deb Haaland as interior secretary Monday in a historic vote that will make her the first Native American to serve as in a president's Cabinet.Haaland,... Read More.
BY: SARAH KOLINOVSKY AND MOLLY NAGLE, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — When President-elect Joe Biden announced key members of his climate team Saturday, one nominee was particularly historic: Rep. Deb Haaland, D-N.M. If the Senate confirms her as secretary of the interior, Haaland would be... Read More.