**Kuster urged the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to quickly release funding to New Hampshire**
**$22.9 million awarded from SAMHSA, $3.6 million awarded from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and an additional $3.6 million awarded from Health Resources & Services Administration**
(Concord, NH) – 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 decision of the Senate Judiciary Committee to schedule open hearings with Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, who has brought forward an accusation of sexual assault against Kavanaugh:
(Concord, NH) - Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), the founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Heroin and Opioid Task Force, released the following statement on Senate passage of the Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018. The legislation will need to be reconciled with the legislation passed earlier this year in the House to address the opioid epidemic.
Congresswoman Kuster discusses importance of NH’s healthcare workforce at NHTI
A high resolution version of the photo is available here.
Reflecting on September 11th
(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 her vote in favor of legislation to fund the Department of Veterans Affairs and other federal agencies for the Fiscal Year 2019.
(Washington, DC) – Today, Representatives Annie Kuster (D-NH), David Joyce (R-OH), Jackie Speier (D-CA), and Daniel M. Donovan, Jr.
(Concord, NH) – Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) will award Harbor Homes a grant of $400,000 to support transitional housing for individuals and families impacted by substance use disorder.
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U.S. Congresswoman Ann McKlane Kuster met with staff at the Monadnock Community Hospital in Peterborough Thursday to discuss increased access to federal resources for opioid addiction and the challenges of rural health care.
SALEM — The Salem Fire Department has increased the size of its staff for the first time in 28 years thanks to a federal grant.
Fire Chief Paul Parisi said the department hadn’t increased its staff since 1990, even though the number of incidents they respond to has increased 80 percent over that time period.
A bipartisan group of nearly a dozen lawmakers is calling for immediate action and an oversight hearing following a watchdog report that found the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has wrongly denied hundreds of military sexual trauma claims in recent years.
NASHUA – City officials hope to improve the public transportation system by replacing two diesel-powered trolleys with a pair of hybrid diesel-electric buses, thanks to a $1.1 million grant from the Federal Transit Administration.
Granite Staters may not have heard of the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund, but they probably have enjoyed using the public and recreational lands it has helped acquire and protect.
The program, which is more than 50 years old, is in peril unless Congress acts by the end of next month.
New Hampshire will receive a $16 million grant to improve water infrastructure and ensure the supply of clean drinking water.
AMHERST – The results of President Donald Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum imports are mixed, as some long-stagnant mill towns in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Michigan are again bustling with activity.
Construction has begun on what is expected to be New Hampshire's first net-zero multifamily housing project.
The 29-unit Tracy Community Housing project in West Lebanon is designed to be energy-neutral and net-zero, with residents' electricity, heating and cooling costs included in the rent. The energy will be generated by solar panels.
It’s being built in West Lebanon
NASHUA, N.H. —
U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster held a panel discussion in Nashua on Tuesday focused on the need to support survivors of sexual abuse in the military and hold perpetrators accountable for their actions.
Kuster co-chairs the bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence.
Construction is now officially underway on New Hampshire's first net-zero, multi-family housing project.
Rep. Annie Kuster joined state and local officials for the groundbreaking Wednesday in Lebanon.
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.