Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster

Representing the 2nd District of New Hampshire
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Nov 26, 2013 Press Release
Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Representatives Joe Courtney (D-CT), Chris Gibson (R-NY) and Annie Kuster (D-NH) led a bipartisan group of lawmakers in requesting that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issue a second draft of regulations for public comment before issuing final Food Safety Modernization rules. In a letter co-signed by 75 members of Congress, including 42 Republicans and 33 Democrats or Independents, the bipartisan coalition expressed concerns about the impact of proposed rules on farmers and businesses that an additional comment period could help alleviate.
Nov 22, 2013 Press Release
As part of her commitment to helping create jobs and opportunity for middle class New Hampshire families, Congresswoman Kuster today hosted a Career and Opportunities Fair in Nashua to bring together Granite Staters looking for work and employers looking to hire. The fair featured more than two dozen New Hampshire employers and professional groups and drew nearly 300 job-seekers.
Nov 22, 2013 Press Release
As part of her commitment to helping create jobs and opportunity for middle class families, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) today hosted a Career and Opportunities Fair to help connect local residents with jobs and employment opportunities throughout the Granite State. The fair featured more than two dozen employers and professional groups representing the manufacturing, finance, healthcare, and recreation industries, among others. Nearly 300 Granite Staters attended today’s fair.
Nov 21, 2013 Press Release
With critical unemployment insurance for the long-term unemployed set to expire just days after Christmas, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) today signed onto legislation to renew the federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation program for another year. The legislation would extend the program through 2014, providing a vital lifeline to Granite Staters and other Americans who are still struggling to find work as the economy continues to recover from the worst recession since the Great Depression.
Nov 21, 2013 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) called on the leaders of the Budget Conference Committee to protect Medicare and Social Security as they work toward a long-term budget agreement. In a letter to the leaders of the committee, Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Kuster and a coalition of more than 60 Democratic lawmakers underscored that while reaching a responsible budget agreement will require difficult choices, it does not require Americans to surrender their hard-earned benefits.
Nov 20, 2013 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) helped introduce common sense legislation that would crack down on improper federal payments to deceased individuals that have wasted hundreds of millions of tax dollars in recent years.
Nov 20, 2013 Press Release
Today, on National Transgender Day of Remembrance, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) called on Speaker of the House John Boehner to allow a vote on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), legislation that would end workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Nov 20, 2013 Press Release
To help train a highly-skilled, 21st century workforce in the Granite State, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) today encouraged New Hampshire stakeholders to apply for a newly-announced, $100 million federal grant program designed to help equip high school students with industry-relevant education and skills they need to compete for good jobs.
Nov 19, 2013 Press Release
As part of her commitment to helping create jobs and opportunity for middle class families, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) will host a Career and Opportunities Fair later this week to help connect local residents with jobs and employment opportunities throughout the Granite State.
Nov 15, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Kuster this week joined all Granite Staters in mourning the loss of Executive Councilor Ray Burton, a staple of governance in the North Country and one of New Hampshire’s most respected and compassionate public servants. Kuster said that while there is no replacing Ray Burton, his memory will live on in the enormous good he did, in the countless lives he touched, and in the spirit of service he embodied.

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