Continuing their efforts on behalf of Atkinson residents, U.S.
Washington, D.C. –Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) applauded President Obama for today signing an executive order to raise the minimum wage for federal contract workers. The order, which will go into effect beginning on January 1, 2015, will raise the minimum raise for federal contractors to $10.10 an hour.
NASHUA, N.H. – Yesterday morning, Congresswoman Annie Kuster took a tour of the Nashua UPS facility and recognized long-time UPS delivery workers for their exemplary history of service and safe driving records. After the tour, the Congresswoman joined UPS driver Kathy Kamer on her delivery route, and helped deliver packages to Nashua residents.
I hope you all had a great weekend. I spent last week in Washington, working to make the voice of Granite Staters heard and pushing for comprehensive immigration reform.
NH Athletes on the World Stage
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Annie Kuster today released the following statement regarding the explosions that took place at New Hampshire Ball Bearings in Peterborough earlier today:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Annie Kuster today criticized Senate Republicans for blocking a vote yesterday on the extension of emergency unemployment insurance benefits, which would provide a vital lifeline to the more than 1,600 Granite Staters who were cut off from receiving benefits when the program expired in late December of last year.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Continuing their efforts to combat climate change, Congresswomen Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Niki Tsongas (MA-03) led a group of northeast lawmakers calling on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to look to the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) as a model for their efforts to curb carbon pollution across the country.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – To mark the start of the 2014 Winter Olympics, U.S. Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Cynthia Lummis (Wyoming-At Large) today joined with other members of the Congressional Ski and Snowboard Caucus to host a Send-off to Sochi event to celebrate the U.S. ski and snowboard teams as they prepare for competition in Sochi, Russia.