Lowering the Price of Prescription Drugs
Washington, D.C. – This week, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) successfully secured the inclusion of $10 billion in funding toward the opioid epidemic over the next five years in H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act, which the House will be voting on today.
**H.R. 3 also include Kuster’s bill to ensure Medicare Beneficiaries are enrolled in a plan that best suits their needs**
Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement on the House passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which includes key provisions led and advocated for by Kuster. The legislation also includes a 3.1% pay increase for our nation’s servicemembers, the largest in a decade.
WASHINGTON – A bicameral, bipartisan group of lawmakers are taking action this week following a disturbing New York Times investigative report on the growing prevalence of online child exploitation in communities across the nation. U.S. Representatives Annie Kuster (D-NH), Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH), Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA) and Lucy McBath (D-GA), with U.S.
(Washington, DC) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, announced today with U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) that rural communities throughout the state will receive $577,276 in federal funding from the U.S.
Watch Rep. Kuster’s statement HERE.
(Washington, DC) - Read Congresswoman Kuster’s statement below:
What a week in Congress! Here’s an update from the House:
Washington, D.C. – This week, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) applauded the advancement of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which included several key provisions led and advocated for by Kuster. The legislation also includes a 3.1% pay increase for our nation’s servicemembers, the largest in a decade.
“I am pleased that a tentative agreement on USMCA has been reached between House Democrats and the White House. Trade supports nearly 20,000 jobs in New Hampshire, and I have supported strengthening and modernizing our trade agreements to reflect our advanced 21st Century economy.
Washington, D.C. – On Friday, Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02), Pete Olson (TX-22), Gwen Moore (WI-04), Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05), and Jackie Speier (CA-14) led a bipartisan group of 58 Members of Congress in sending a letter to House conferees negotiating government spending levels for Fiscal Year 2020.
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The bill requires the EPA to designate all PFAS as hazardous substances within one year of enactment. It also makes PFAS eligible for cleanup funds under the EPA Superfund law and requires polluters to pay for remediation.
Increasing access to affordable health care, lowering the costs of prescription drugs, protecting Granite State families from drinking water contamination, fighting climate change, combating the opioid epidemic, improving our infrastructure and holding agency officials responsible for their actions.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's congressional delegation and Gov. Chris Sununu are welcoming nearly $12 million in additional funding to fight the opioid epidemic.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration announced the funding Wednesday.
The wide-ranging public lands bill signed into law by President Donald Trump has provisions that protect some New Hampshire waterways and redesignates Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site as a “National Historical Park.”
The Northern Border Regional Commission is an important partnership between New Hampshire and the federal government. The NBRC provides opportunities to Granite State startups, projects and programs, helping economically distressed areas of New Hampshire that otherwise wouldn’t have access to the investments they need.
New Hampshire’s congressional delegation is asking President Donald Trump to continue to prioritize funding for states hardest hit by the opioid crisis as he prepares a budget proposal for fiscal 2020.
WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed the Natural Resources Management Act, which would designate portions of the Nashua, Squannacook and Nissitissit Rivers in New Hampshire and Massachusetts as scenic rivers under the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.
Vicky Cornell is working to turn her tragedy into change.
CORNISH — The U.S. House on Tuesday approved a measure to rename the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site as a national historical park, which backers said could help boost tourism.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (GRAY) According to the CDC, more than 47,000 Americans died of an overdose involving opioids in 2017. Monday, a congressional task force met on Capitol Hill to discuss ways to curb that number.
Task force co-founder Rep. Annie Kuster says their biggest goal this year will be to focus on treatment.