Bills Would Expand Affordable Health Care Coverage and Empower States to Boost & Simplify Enrollment
Washington, D.C. – Today, New Democrat Coalition Affordable and Accessible Healthcare Task Force Co-Chair Ami Bera (CA-07), along with fellow Co-Chairs Kurt Schrader (OR-05), and Annie Kuster (NH-02), introduced two bills to expand access to affordable health care, simplify enrollment, and empower States to innovate.
Congresswoman Kuster with winner Emily Dallaire
(Washington, DC) – Yesterday, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, joined a bipartisan call on U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to ensure protections for domestic dairy farmers during negotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement.
(Claremont, NH)- Today at the Common Man Inn in Claremont, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) joined with local city and business leaders to discuss the employment landscape in the city and the types of programs that can expand economic competitiveness and opportunity in the region.
(Washington, DC) – Today, Representatives Annie Kuster (D-NH), Evan Jenkins (R-WV), Tom MacArthur (R-NJ), and Donald Norcross (D-NJ), members of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, introduced the STOP (Surveillance and Testing of Opioids to Prevent) Fentanyl Deaths Act to address one of the most pressing public health dangers in the country.
Congresswoman Kuster at The Birches at Concord
Photo courtesy of Geoff Forester of the Concord Monitor
** Cosponsored by 131 representatives and 39 senators – the most Senators ever to sign on a resolution formally calling for a cabinet official’s resignation **
** Follows repeated abuses of power and ethics violations by EPA Administrator Pruitt **
(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement on the Trump Administration's appointment of Camilo Sandoval as acting VA Information Chief. Sandoval has been accused in a recent lawsuit of sexually harassing a colleague on the Trump presidential campaign.
(Washington, DC) – Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), the first Representative from New Hampshire to serve on the House Agriculture Committee in decades, decried the decision by Committee Chairman Rep. Conaway to move forward with a partisan Farm Bill:
(Washington, DC)—U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02), issued the following statements after the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the release of $485 million, authorized through the 21st Century Cures Act, to combat the opioid crisis.