Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster

Representing the 2nd District of New Hampshire
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Mar 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representatives Annie Kuster (D-NH) and Ted Poe (R-TX) introduced the bipartisan Keep Young Athletes Safe Act of 2018, which creates a grant program to protect athletes under the jurisdiction of the United States Olympic Committee from physical, emotional, and sexual abuse.

Mar 7, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), the lead Democrat on the House Veterans’ Affairs Oversight & Investigations Subcommittee, released the following statement on the announced retirement of the VA New England Healthcare Network (VISN 1) Director Dr. Michael Mayo-Smith.

Mar 6, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03), the co-chairs of the House Ski and Snowboard Caucus, introduced bipartisan legislation that will support ski areas in New Hampshire, Colorado and across the country that are operating on National Forest System lands.

Mar 6, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), the lead Democrat on the House Veterans’ Affairs Oversight & Investigations Subcommittee, is publically calling for the removal of Dr. Michael Mayo-Smith as Network Director for the VA New England Healthcare System (VISN 1).

Mar 2, 2018 Press Release

(Concord, NH) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), the founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, released the following statement on President Trump’s opioid summit:

Feb 27, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) is leading a bipartisan call to the governors of New Hampshire, Vermont, and New York urging support for the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC). Created by the 2008 Farm Bill, the NBRC is a Federal-State partnership that is comprised of a Federal Co-Chair and the Governors of New Hampshire, Vermont, New York, and Maine.


In The News

Dec 20, 2013 In The News
Members of New Hampshire's congressional delegation say they're pleased that the Food and Drug Administration will revise proposed food safety rules that many farmers say will put them out of business.
Dec 20, 2013 In The News
A day after insurers said consumers will get extra time to pay their premiums under President Barack Obama's health care law, New Hampshire Reps. Carol Shea-Porter and Annie Kuster say they want to extend the deadline more.
Dec 19, 2013 In The News
On Tuesday morning, amid subzero temperatures and the looming threat of snow, local officials spoke to U.S. Rep. Ann M. Kuster, D-N.H., at Southwestern Community Services in Keene about the importance of the program to the region. They also stressed the need for federal funding to continue for home weatherization programs.
Dec 17, 2013 In The News
Some heavy hitters are stepping up to the plate to help homeowners with contaminated wells. U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., and Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., and Congresswoman Annie Kuster, D-N.H., yesterday asked the Environmental Protection Agency to supply water to all 47 homes with contaminated wells.
Dec 17, 2013 In The News
Three members of the New Hampshire congressional delegation are urging the federal Environmental Protection Agency to connect Atkinson homes with contaminated water to the municipal water system. On Monday Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Kelly Ayotte and U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster sent a letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy urging the agency to connect all Atkinson homes found with contaminated water to the municipal system to ensure the residents have access to clean water.
Dec 17, 2013 In The News
U.S. Rep. Anne Kuster, D-N.H., said a reduction in cost-of-living allowances in veteran's benefits wasn't the "best provision" of last week's House budget deal, but she said the deal avoids a government shutdown or budget sequestration. The issue came up Monday when Kuster hosted a roundtable to discuss the backlog in claims of disabled veterans.
Dec 13, 2013 In The News
The House overwhelmingly passed a two-year bipartisan budget deal Thursday night. In their final action of the year, the House approved the budget 332 to 94, with 169 Republicans and 163 Democrats voting in favor, and 62 Republicans and 32 Democrats voting against. Earlier Thursday, lawmakers agreed unanimously to approve the National Defense Authorization Act, which sets military pay and policy, and to extend current agricultural policy after negotiators failed to complete a new Farm Bill.
Dec 12, 2013 In The News
Congresswoman Annie Kuster yesterday announced that she has launched a "Holiday Cards for Heroes" drive at schools in the Second District to help honor New Hampshire's veterans during the holiday season. Elementary students at participating schools in Nashua and Concord — as well as other interested schools throughout the second district — will make holiday cards for veterans to thank them for their service .
Dec 10, 2013 In The News
A federal program that helps more than 1,000 low-income families in New Hampshire pay energy bills is facing a $1.6 million reduction because of the budget-cutting sequester, after five years of reductions that have already cut its funding in half. U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster, D-N.H., and officials for the state and Southern New Hampshire Services in Nashua lamented these cuts during a public forum Monday. Kuster called on her Congressional colleagues to restore the heating assistance money, known as LIHEAP (Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program).
Dec 10, 2013 In The News
Since registration began earlier this month, about 30,000 households in New Hampshire have applied for fuel assistance. "The sequestration hit us really hard last year," said Celeste Lovett, fuel assistance program manager at the New Hampshire Office of Energy Planning. Lovett said the program lost more than $1.6 million in funding, which directly affected about 1,200 families in the state. On Monday, Lovett met with Congresswoman Annie Kuster and representatives from Southern New Hampshire Services in Nashua to discuss fund ing cuts to the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program.