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WASHINGTON – Chemicals from Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics caused problems for the Merrimack water supply, so New Hampshire officials hope new legislation will help limit their future output.
WASHINGTON — Returning to a central issue of the 2018 campaign, House Democrats on Thursday passed legislation to reverse Trump administration rules that allow expansion of health care plans that do not have to comply with the Affordable Care Act’s mandated coverage of pre-existing medical conditions.
FRANKLIN — At the April 19 Meet Your Representative event at Franklin VNA & Hospice, Congresswoman Annie Kuster dove immediately into the specifics of each bill she was asked about, and it was clear that Kuster is versed in the healthcare needs of her constituents and the challenges they face to access care.
LEBANON — Several Twin State Democrats in Washington this week said they believe Attorney General William Barr should be held in contempt of Congress or resign for blocking Congressional efforts to review the unredacted copy of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 election.
LEBANON, N.H. —
New Hampshire Rep. Annie Kuster was in Lebanon Friday, visiting Headrest and Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center as part of her hospital and health care listening tour.
Headrest helps those affected by substance use disorder with treatment and programs.
MANCHESTER — The state’s U.S. House delegation says the vitality of the region depends on getting federal grants to improve “outdated” sewer systems that allow hundreds of thousands of gallons of untreated water into the Merrimack River every year.
CONCORD — The national president of Planned Parenthood visited New Hampshire on Monday, thanking members of the Granite State’s congressional delegation for their support of women’s health initiatives and their opposition to pending restrictions to a federal funding program set to take effect next month.
NASHUA – “We don’t say to people with diabetes, ‘We can’t treat you – you just ate cake.’ We say, ‘Wow, it’s really hard not to eat cake, but how can we help you and your family because you have a chronic disease that you should never have cake.”
MILFORD – U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster, D-N.H., would certainly never discourage anyone from pursuing a bachelor’s degree.
Still, during her Tuesday visit to Milford High School, Kuster acknowledged that four-year degrees are likely not the best path for everyone.
Four months into its creation, Concord’s hub-and-spoke substance use treatment system is picking up some steam. Walk-in patients to Riverbend Community Health – the capital area’s “hub” – are up and 41 patients have been referred to services so far, the organization says.