(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement on her vote this evening in opposition to legislation that prevents the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau from protecting consumers from forced arbitration contracts:
(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement on the Senate vote to advance debate on the Republican healthcare bill:
(Washington, DC) - Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), Congressman Ted W. Lieu (CA-33), and Congressman Matt Cartwright (PA-17) issued the following statements upon introduction of the “New Collar Jobs Act.” This legislation seeks to improve our economy and our security by re-educating industrial workers for high-demand jobs in cybersecurity.
(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) applauded yesterday’s announcement of a $25 million dollar loan from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Program to North Country Growers in Berlin to construct a 20 acre greenhouse to grow lettuce and tomatoes. Kuster supported the application for the grant.
(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement on her decision to vote against Choice Act reauthorization legislation in its current form. The Choice Act reauthorization that Kuster opposed this evening would have funded the program by taking money from other veterans’ benefits and services.
(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, supported House passage today of the bipartisan Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act, of which she is a cosponsor.
(West Lebanon, NH) – Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Congressman Peter Welch (VT-AL) joined Granite Staters and Vermonters who have experienced challenges accessing care through the individual market, as well as small business leaders from both sides of the Connecticut River, to call for actions to improve the Affordable Care Act.
(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (D-NH) and Congressman Jack Bergman (R-MI) applauded this week’s passage of the Grow Our Own Directive: Physician Assistant Employee Education Act (GOOD Act) in the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee.
**Legislation would limit environmental review of large energy projects and natural gas pipelines**
**You can watch Kuster speak in defense of communities impacted by energy projects here**
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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.
When I was elected to office, one of the bedrock promises I made was to our seniors – our parents, grandparents and great grandparents.