Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster

Representing the 2nd District of New Hampshire
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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 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.

Apr 20, 2017 Press Release

(Concord, NH) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement on the announcement that New Hampshire will soon receive $3,128,366 in funding from the 21st Century Cures Act which was passed by Congress and signed into law last year.

Apr 18, 2017 Press Release

(Concord, NH) – Last night, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) joined sexual assault survivor Chessy Prout, advocates from sexual assault prevention groups, and care providers from around the state at the University of New Hampshire School of Law for a panel discussion on how to address sexual violence.

Apr 13, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement on the signing of H.J. Res 43 by President Donald Trump. The resolution would allow states to selectively withhold funding to healthcare providers that offer family planning services.

Apr 13, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), the lead Democrat on the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs’ Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, released the following statement on the results of an Office of Inspector General (OIG) report on conditions at the Washington, DC VAMC.

Apr 7, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement on yesterday's U.S. airstrike against a Syrian military airfield:

Apr 6, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement on today’s announcement by the New Hampshire Community Development Finance Authority (CDFA) that funding for several Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) will be suspended due to Congressional Republican's use of stopgap funding measu

Apr 5, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Congressman Mike Coffman (CO-06) announced they are joining the Bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus.


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.


Photo Galleries

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.


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.