(Washington, DC) – Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced $650,261 in grants to support victims of sexual assault from the National Institute of Justice at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).
Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), the lead Democrat on the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, introduced the Enhancing Veterans Experience with Telehealth Services Act (eVETS), bipartisan legislation to improve access to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) treatment via telemedicine.
(Washington, DC) – Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced $1,186,005 in grants from the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to support children and youth who are affected by the opioid epidemic.
Applauding Dr. Christine Blasey Ford
(Washington, DC) –Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), the founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Heroin and Opioid Task Force, released the following statement on the passage of bipartisan comprehensive opioid legislation, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act (H.R. 6).
(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) today released the following statement on the testimony of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford in the nomination proceedings for Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.
(Washington, DC) – Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) voted in favor of a bipartisan appropriations bill that funds important priorities for New Hampshire families, and will help to bolster the response to the opioid epidemic.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswomen Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Lois Frankel (FL-21) led a group of 24 Members of Congress in pressing the Senate Judiciary Committee to use trauma-informed techniques when questioning Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, who has brought forward an accusation of sexual assault against Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
(Washington, DC) – Yesterday, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), the lead Democrat on the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, backed legislation that preserves vital programs for veterans in New Hampshire and around the nation. After passing the House, The Department of Veterans Affairs Expiring Authorities Act of 2018 will be sent to the White House for the p
(Washington, DC)—Today, Representatives Annie Kuster (D-NH), Derek Kilmer (D-WA), and Mike Coffman (R-CO) introduced legislation directing the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to take immediate action to standardize the level of care delivered at the VA’s Community-Based Outpatient Clinics.
In The News
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.
Three New Hampshire families will meet with members of Congress Wednesday to tell their stories of losing a loved one to the opioid crisis in an effort to promote bipartisan support for legislation that will address the epidemic.
She found her son in the bathroom — the syringe still in his hand, his thumb and finger still bent around the plunger.
“It killed my son instantly,” Susan Messinger says of the heroin-fentanyl mix pumped into Carl, who died in 2014, eight days shy of his 25th birthday.