Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence Discusses Rape Kit Backlog, Access to Sexual Assault Nurse ExaminersRepresentatives Annie Kuster (D-NH), Patrick Meehan (R-PA), Jackie Speier (D-CA), and David Joyce (R-OH), the co-chairs of the Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence, held their first Task Force roundtable on the rape kit backlog and access to Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners. Witnesses included Mariska Hargitay, Emmy Award winning actress in Law and Order: SVU and Founder of the Joyful Heart Foundation.
Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02), Patrick Meehan (PA-07), Jackie Speier (CA-14), and David Joyce (OH-14) launched the Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence, which will bring together Republicans and Democrats to advance legislative proposals and initiatives to address sexual violence.
Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) highlighted the importance of the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) to United States Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue.
Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) visited Nashua Community College to announce the introduction of her legislation, the Workforce Development Investment Act.
Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) visited Dartmouth College for "Tackling the New Hampshire Opioid Crisis: Harnessing the Power of Science to Break the Cycle" to discuss the opioid epidemic and share updates on her work in Congress to address this issue.
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**Congresswoman Kuster’s provision will improve protections for whistleblowers within the VA**
**You can view Kuster’s remarks in support of her amendment from earlier this year HERE**
(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement on the unveiling of the Senate Republican’s healthcare bill:
(Washington, DC) – Today the leaders of Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, Representatives Annie Kuster (D-NH), Tom MacArthur (R-NJ), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), and Donald Norcross (D-NJ), released the following statements on the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quali
** Dr. Sharyn Potter and Professor Jane Stapleton, co-directors of the University of New Hampshire Prevention Innovations Research Center briefed Congressional Staff on behalf of Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence**
**Nearly 100 Congressional Staffers Attended Briefing**
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