(Washington, DC) – Today, Representatives Annie Kuster (D-NH), Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), Scott Peters (D-CA), and Mike Coffman (R-CO), all of whom are members of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, and long-term champions for veterans and strong supporters of community health centers, introduced the VA Community Care Enhancement Act to expand access to healthcare services for veteran
(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), the lead Democrat on the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, released the following statement on the VA Office of Inspector General report that outlined improper use of government funds by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, David Shulkin:
(Washington, DC) – Today, Representatives Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) are calling on White House Chief of Staff General John Kelly to answer questions as to what was known by senior Trump Administration staff regarding allegations of domestic violence by White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter.
(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement after voting in favor of a bipartisan budget agreement early this morning:
(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), the co-founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence, released the following statement on the resignation of White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter and reports that White House Chief of Staff John Kelley potentially knew about domestic violence allegations against Porter for months:
(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), the founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, today is calling for bipartisan cooperation to advance funding to support efforts to combat the opioid epidemic. A Senate budget deal, expected to pass the Senate today, includes $6 billion in funding for the opioid crisis over two years.
(Washington, DC) – Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, questioned Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue about the importance of the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) and urged for the inclusion of the NBRC funding in the upcoming Farm Bill.
(Washington, DC) – Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), the founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence, released the following statement on the passage of H.R. 4924, the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 Reform Act, and H. Res. 724.
**Legislation would provide $25 billion in opioid funding**
**You can watch Kuster’s full remarks on the House floor HERE**
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Hanover — During a joint town hall on Thursday night at the Richmond Middle School, U.S. Reps. Annie Kuster, D-N.H., and Peter Welch, D-Vt., assailed Republican attempts to roll back the Affordable Care Act, impose new voting restriction and impede efforts to fight climate change.
This article originally appeared in the Concord Monitor, June 6, 2004.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.