Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster

Representing the 2nd District of New Hampshire
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May 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Ranking Member Annie Kuster (D-NH), House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Ranking Member Tim Walz (D-MN), and House Committee of Veterans' Affairs Vice Ranking Member Mark Takano (D-CA) released the following statement after they led a group of Democratic lawmakers on an oversight trip to the Department of Veterans Affairs Me

May 4, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) voted in opposition to the American Health Care Act (AHCA), legislation pushed by House Republicans to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

May 4, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Yesterday, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), the founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence and a member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, met with Department of Veteran Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, as part of a meeti

May 3, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – As President Trump prepares to sign an executive order tomorrow that would sanction discrimination against Americans based on sexual orientation, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) is highlighting her support for the Equali

May 3, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) -  Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement on the House vote to pass the Fiscal Year 2017 Omnibus Appropriations Act, a spending bill to fund the government for the rest of the fiscal year:

May 1, 2017 Press Release

**Bill would increase funding for opioid epidemic**

**Funding includes $3 billion for Community Development Block Grants**

** $3.4 billion is included for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)**

Apr 27, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, is once again highlighting her disappointment in Republican leadership’s decision to include a provision in their legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act  (ACA) that would strip tax credits for healthcare from up to 7 million veterans.

Apr 27, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), the lead Democrat on the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation, released the following statement on President Trump’s executive order establishing an office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection within the Department of Veterans Affairs:

Apr 26, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today Congresswomen Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Mimi Walters (CA-45) announced the introduction of the Risk-Based Classification of Accessories Act. This bipartisan legislation would clarify the process by which an accessory, which could be a component like a plastic tray packaged with a medical device, is classified by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Apr 26, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement on the proposal by Federal Communications Commission chairman, Ajit Pai to roll back a policy put in place by the Obama Administration to prohibit Internet Service Providers (ISPs) from giving preferential treatment to certain websites or services.


In The News

Dec 8, 2015 In The News

Over Thanksgiving, our bipartisan delegation had the privilege of visiting Afghanistan to honor our troops and to receive briefings on security, the political transition in Afghanistan and counter-terrorism initiatives. On Thanksgiving Day, we ate with the soldiers and got to meet with service members from our home states.

Dec 3, 2015 In The News

As the Representative for New Hampshire’s Second District, it is my responsibility to look out for the best interests of my constituents. This is a responsibility that I do not take lightly.

Nov 15, 2015 In The News

As college tuition rates continue to soar, Congresswoman Ann Kuster and higher education experts gathered Friday at Salem High School to help students and their families prepare for what to expect.

One thing most can expect is thousands and thousands of dollars in student debt, the experts said.

Nov 11, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster, D-N.H., met with veterans, employment specialists and business owners to hear how veterans navigate employment services in the state, and how they may be better served.

Oct 21, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Ann McLane Kuster, D-NH, hosted a passenger rail summit discussing ongoing and upcoming rail projects around the Northeast on Oct. 19, 2015, in Nashua.

Oct 13, 2015 In The News

Rep. Ann McLane Kuster began her political career with a successful run for student council in seventh grade.

On Tuesday morning, Kuster returned to that moment, kicking off Windham Middle School’s seventh-grade elections by answering students’ questions about campaigning and sharing stories from her experiences.

Oct 9, 2015 In The News

Working with U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster, White Mountains Community College is again looking at establishing a dormitory at the college.

Sep 21, 2015 In The News

To the Editor: 

Here in New Hampshire, you would have to look pretty hard to find a family that doesn’t have a woman that has sacrificed her career to be a caregiver for a loved one. Many people don’t realize that in order to be a home caregiver, you’re losing out on Social Security benefits.

Sep 15, 2015 In The News

Student loan debt and access to start-up capital were the primary topics of discussion at Tuesday’s roundtable with state and national leaders. 

Congresswoman Annie Kuster hosted a group of young entrepreneurs from the Greater Nashua area to speak with Rep. Eric Swalwell, a congressman from California’s 15th District, about opportunities for millennial Americans.



May 7, 2013 Video
Congresswoman Kuster introduces common sense, bipartisan bill to eliminate empty federal accounts that serve no purpose
Apr 25, 2013 Video
Congresswoman Annie Kuster spoke on the House floor to highlight her new bill that will strengthen workforce development and job training for students in the Granite State and across the country.
Apr 5, 2013 Video
Congresswoman Kuster talked about the importance of high-tech manufacturing to New Hampshire's economy during a "Congress at Your Company" stop at GSSI in Salem.