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.
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(West Lebanon, NH) – Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Congressman Peter Welch (VT-AL) joined Granite Staters and Vermonters who have experienced challenges accessing care through the individual market, as well as small business leaders from both sides of the Connecticut River, to call for actions to improve the Affordable Care Act.
(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (D-NH) and Congressman Jack Bergman (R-MI) applauded this week’s passage of the Grow Our Own Directive: Physician Assistant Employee Education Act (GOOD Act) in the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee.
**Legislation would limit environmental review of large energy projects and natural gas pipelines**
**You can watch Kuster speak in defense of communities impacted by energy projects here**
(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement on “catastrophic mechanical pipe failure” at Manchester VA Medical Center:
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