Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster

Representing the 2nd District of New Hampshire
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Oct 3, 2018 Press Release

(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).

Oct 2, 2018 Press Release

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.

Oct 1, 2018 Press Release

(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.

Sep 28, 2018 Press Release

(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).

Sep 27, 2018 Press Release

(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.

Sep 26, 2018 Press Release

(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.

Sep 26, 2018 Press Release

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.

Sep 26, 2018 Press Release

(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

Sep 25, 2018 Press Release

(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.

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In The News

Jun 15, 2016 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.

Jun 14, 2016 In The News

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.

Jun 9, 2016 In The News

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.

Jun 5, 2016 In The News

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.

Jun 2, 2016 In The News

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.

Jun 1, 2016 In The News

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.

May 18, 2016 In The News

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.

May 18, 2016 In The News

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.

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Videos

Apr 4, 2013 Video
During a visit to Nashua Airport, Congresswoman Kuster called on Congress to pass a more balanced, responsible plan to reduce the deficit, grow the economy, and help create jobs in the Granite State.
Mar 6, 2013 Video
Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) attends the first hearing of the House Agriculture Committee, which featured testimony from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and focused on the state of our rural economy.
Mar 5, 2013 Video
During a speech on the House floor, Congresswoman Kuster highlights the impacts across-the-board spending cuts will have in New Hampshire.

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