This, of course, is due to the well-documented problems with the federal website www.healthcare.com.
In a statement, Heinrich said he joined the effort led by New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen:
"These technical glitches delay thousands of New Mexicans from enrolling in affordable health care coverage, which is unacceptable. An extension would give families time to properly evaluate plans and select a choice that is right for them. The Affordable Care Act has already yielded numerous benefits, and I'll continue working with my colleagues to ensure every family in New Mexico has access to quality and affordable health care."
The full letter can be found HERE.