Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster

Representing the 2nd District of New Hampshire
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May 19, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) the founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, along with U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), and Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) wrote to President Donald Trump to express their opposition to proposed cuts to the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP).

May 19, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) attended a classified briefing with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on the circumstances of former FBI Director James Comey’s firing.

May 18, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) - Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement on reports

May 17, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement on the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller III as special counsel to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election:

May 17, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) a member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, joined Congressman Tim Walz (MN-01) and a bipartisan group of her colleagues to introduce the National Purple Heart Recognition Day Resolution, which supports the goals and ideals of National Purple Heart Recognition Day.

May 17, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) helped introduce legislation to assist students in New Hampshire and across the country refinance their loans at lower rates. Kuster is an original co-sponsor of the Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act, led by Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-2) and United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA).

May 17, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) applauded passage of her legislation, the VA Prescription Data Accountability Act, in the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. The legislation will next go to the full House of Representatives for Consideration.

May 17, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), the founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, joined more than 70 of her colleagues in calling on the Trump Administration to maintain funding for the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) in their FY2018 budget.

May 17, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) will sign a discharge petition to force a vote on bipartisan legislation, the Protecting Our Democracy Act. This legislation, of which Kuster is a co-sponsor, would create a 12-member, bipartisan, independent commission to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

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In The News

Jun 30, 2016 In The News

New Hampshire would be eligible for up to $5 million over two years to help expand access to treatment for opioid and heroin abusers under President Barack Obama’s proposed $1.1 billion request to Congress.

Jun 20, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON — Hoping to dramatize the issue of campus sexual assault, 18 members of the House took turns on Wednesday night reading portions of the 7,200-word letter a woman known as Emily Doe wrote to the former Stanford University student who raped her.

Jun 15, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON — How do Democrats get a Republican-controlled Congress to spend more money on fighting the national opioid epidemic?

Compare the heroin scourge to a terrorist threat, suggested Senator Ed Markey, a Massachusetts Democrat.

Jun 14, 2016 In The News

Two local agencies have partnered on a new way to fight homelessness among area veterans.

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has OK’d a new initiative developed through a collaboration between Keene Housing and Southwestern Community Services.

Jun 9, 2016 In The News

HOLDERNESS — At the invitation of Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster, Dr. Susan Messinger of Holderness recently traveled to Washington, D.C., where on May 18, she appeared before Congress to address a topic that is close to her heart and hopefully make a difference for others.

Jun 5, 2016 In The News

Marie Kirk’s father was an artist. He sketched, he painted and he sculpted.

And in 1944, Kirk said, her father used these abilities – creativity and sheer artistic talent – to help save thousands of lives.

Jun 2, 2016 In The News

MILFORD — The battle against the Northeast Energy Direct pipeline is over, but the fight to reform the federal agency in charge of approving such pipelines is just beginning.

Jun 1, 2016 In The News

MILFORD - The federal agency in charge of reviewing energy projects came under withering criticism Tuesday from U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster as she announced her sponsorship of a bill to give people more say in the approval process.

May 18, 2016 In The News

Three New Hampshire families will meet with members of Congress Wednesday to tell their stories of losing a loved one to the opioid crisis in an effort to promote bipartisan support for legislation that will address the epidemic.

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Dec 4, 2015 Photo Gallery

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced that she has nominated 21 New Hampshire students for admission to the United States Service Academies. Of the 21 students, one was nominated to the U.S. Air Force Academy, two to the Merchant Marine Academy, eight to the U.S. Military Academy, and ten to the U.S. Naval Academy.

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Jun 27, 2013 Video
Congresswoman Kuster speaks in support of bipartisan legislation to strengthen military whistleblower protection laws to clarify that victims of sexual crimes are protected from punishment for reporting sexual assault.
Jun 13, 2013 Video
Congresswoman Kuster urged her colleagues to support bipartisan, bicameral legislation that would enhance whistleblower protections for service members who report instances of sexual assault in the military.

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