WASHINGTON, DC – Northern New England’s House Delegation sent a letter to the FDA today voicing concern about its approval of Zohydro, a powerful new painkiller which is ten times more potent than Vicodin. The FDA’s decision came despite an 11-2 recommendation against approval by the Administration’s panel of experts because of Zohydro’s likelihood to be abused.
LINCOLN, N.H. – This Saturday, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) took part in the 2014 Winter Challenge at Loon Mountain, an annual ski race benefitting New England Disabled Sports (NEDS).
I hope you all had a terrific weekend. I spent last week pushing for veteran-owned small businesses and fighting for Granite State workers.
Advocating for Veteran-Owned Businesses
(Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced today that critical disaster relief resources have been awarded to Lincoln and Lebanon for road and bridge repair as a result of severe storm and flooding damage.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) helped introduce the Trade Adjustment Assistance Act of 2014, which would provide benefits and workforce training to displaced New Hampshire workers whose jobs were affected by foreign trade.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday afternoon, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) voted in favor of H.R. 2126, the Energy Efficiency Improvement Act, which would help commercial landlords and tenants work together to lower energy consumption. The bill would use a market-driven, “best practices” approach to reduce demands on the national energy grid.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement today regarding the President’s announcement of an administrative fix to allow people to keep their current health plans until 2017:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This afternoon, the U.S. House Small Business Committee, of which Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) is a member, approved an amendment the Congresswoman introduced that would help increase job creation and contracting opportunities for veteran-owned small businesses.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This afternoon, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) voted in favor of delaying until 2015 the penalty individuals will be required to pay for not having health insurance. The vote will ensure that no individual will be penalized because they were unable to sign up for health insurance due to the problematic Healthcare.gov website rollout.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This afternoon, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement on the President’s recently released budget proposal: