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Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster

Representing the 2nd District of New Hampshire

Press Releases

Jul 10, 2020 Press Release

(Manchester, NH) – Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, and U.S.

Jul 9, 2020 Press Release

Concord, NH – Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Opioid Task Force, joined Representatives Harley Rouda (CA-48) and Ted Budd (NC-13) to introduce the bipartisan Drug-Free Communities Pandemic Relief Act.

Jul 8, 2020 Press Release
**SCOTUS ruling allows private employers to opt-out of providing contraceptive coverage previously protected by Affordable Care Act**

Concord, NH - Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, issued the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that weakens the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive coverage requirement by enabling private employers to opt-out of providing contraceptive coverage for their employees.

Jul 8, 2020 Press Release
**Watch Rep. Kuster’s line of questioning here.**

Hopkinton, NH – Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), co-chair of the Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence, participated in a virtual Energy and Commerce Committee hearing to address tribal community challenges, including alarming rates of sexual violence.

Jul 8, 2020 Press Release
**The Representatives and local leaders discussed New Starts Funding, the Capitol Corridor Project, and an infrastructure package passed by the House last week**

Today, Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) held a virtual roundtable with Nashua Mayor Jim Donchess, Manchester Mayor Joyce Craig, and NHDOT Commissioner Victoria Sheehan on rail expansion in New Hampshire. The group discussed New Starts funding, the Capitol Corridor Project, and H.R. 2.

Jul 6, 2020 Press Release
Delegation Calls on Department to Explain Review Process for Case Release & Address Testing and Safety Concerns

(Washington, DC) – Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) called on Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf to answer questions about the spread of COVID-19 at immigration detention facilities, including one in New Hampshire.

Jul 5, 2020 Press Release
**New grant will help enhance apprenticeship programs that span 30 different occupations and serve up to 315 high school students a year**

(Washington, DC)—U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) today announced with Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) that the Community College System of New Hampshire will receive $3.45 million through the U.S. Department of Labor to support high school apprenticeship programs.

Jul 2, 2020 Press Release
**Provisions from Kuster’s “Protecting Americans with Preexisting Conditions Act” included in final passage to eliminate junk health plans**

This week, the House passed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act to increase access to affordable care, lower the cost of prescription drugs, and combat racial and ethnic disparities in our health care system. The final legislation included critical provisions from Rep.

Jul 1, 2020 Press Release
**Provisions from Kuster’s Invest in American Railroads Act to help fund New Hampshire’s Capitol Corridor project were included in the Moving Forward Act, which passed the House today**

Today, the House passed H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, to improve America’s infrastructure. The final legislation included critical provisions from Rep.

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