(Washington, DC)—U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02), issued the following statements after the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the release of $485 million, authorized through the 21st Century Cures Act, to combat the opioid crisis.
(Concord, NH) – As the Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments in South Dakota v. Wayfair, a case which has serious implications for taxation in New Hampshire, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) is urging the Court to rule in opposition to South Dakota and prevent the implementation of an online sales tax.
(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement on the airstrikes against assets of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad:
[April 9, 2018 – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) discusses efforts to address the opioid epidemic at the New Hampshire Medical Society in Concord, NH]
(Concord, NH) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), released the following statement condemning the chemical weapons attack on civilians in Syria:
I wanted to share with you a piece I wrote in the Nashua Telegraph last week on the opioid crisis and its far-reaching impact on New Hampshire's economy and communities across our state. I also address our state's need for more funding to help us combat this epidemic:
WASHINGTON – Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan, and Representatives Annie Kuster and Carol Shea-Porter today announced more than $2.5 million in federal grants to strengthen transportation infrastructure in Nashua and Southeastern New Hampshire.
(Concord, NH) - Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), the founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, released the following statement on the U.S. Surgeon General’s advisory encouraging more Americans to carry the overdose reversal drug Naloxone:
**In letter to House Appropriators, Kuster and MacArthur advocated for robust NIH funding to address the opioid epidemic**
**Program made possible by influx of federal resources to tackle the opioid crisis**
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Student loan debt and access to start-up capital were the primary topics of discussion at Tuesday’s roundtable with state and national leaders.
Congresswoman Annie Kuster hosted a group of young entrepreneurs from the Greater Nashua area to speak with Rep. Eric Swalwell, a congressman from California’s 15th District, about opportunities for millennial Americans.
All three members of the Congressional delegation on hand — Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, a Democrat of Madbury, Sen.
Lebanon — The Community College System of New Hampshire has purchased the larger of two former Lebanon College buildings on the pedestrian mall in downtown Lebanon.
Manchester resident Linda Grant had been mostly quiet during a roundtable discussion Monday about the challenges women face during and after military service. But before U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster left the event, Grant approached the congresswoman.
PETERBOROUGH — The looming deadline to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank, which expires at the end of June, is already affecting New Hampshire businesses, business leaders told U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster and Export-Import Bank chief of staff Scott Schloegel on Thursday.
NASHUA – Using a delayed Nashua infrastructure project as a backdrop, U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster called upon her colleagues on Capitol Hill to support a long-term extension to a transportation bill.
West Lebanon — U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster, D-N.H., said she will work for a legislative solution to the problem of expiring federal rental subsidies. Kuster’s action could help residents of the Pine Tree Lane Apartments and other similar apartment complexes where subsidies are set to run out.
During a House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (O&I) hearing, U.S. Rep. Ann McLane Kuster, D-NH, heard testimony from VA whistleblowers and strongly urged VA officials to crack down on retaliation against employees who come forward to report mismanagement at the VA, according to a press statement.
GORHAM – The Family Resource Center in Gorham has been awarded a $9,000 federal Rural Development grant.
NASHUA – U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster appeared Thursday at Nashua Community College to host a forum to discuss the role of women in the technology sector, a growing field in southern New Hampshire.