Today, President Trump signed legislation into law championed by Rep. Kuster to protect and preserve the environment in New Hampshire.
**Proposal would slash funding for the Environmental Protection Agency, Health and Human Services**
**Proposal also includes opioid funding**
(Washington, DC) – Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), the founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence, joined her colleagues to co-sponsor H.R.
(Washington, DC) - Today, Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (GA-01) introduced the Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act. This bipartisan legislation creates a new grant program to install carbon monoxide alarms in the homes of elderly and low-income individuals, as well as schools and other public facilities.
**Rep. Kuster led effort in the House to prioritize opioid funding in the Bipartisan Budget Agreement, an effort complemented by Senators Shaheen and Hassan in the Senate, including the small-state set aside that substantially increased funding for New Hampshire**
Washington, D.C.— U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) led Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) in a New Hampshire Congressional Delegation letter to the President, urging him to prioritize funding for State Opioid Response (SOR) grants in his annual budget proposal to Congress.
(Washington, DC) – Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced that Coos County will receive $68,752 in funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to support 350 Senior Corps volunteers. The grant, awarded to Tri-County Community Action Program, Inc. will expand the presence of Senior Corps RSVP programming in Coos County. Rep.
**Kuster’s Q&A can be viewed HERE**
(Washington, DC) – Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) voted in favor of H.R. 8, The Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019. This legislation would require a federal background check for all gun sales. The legislation allows an exception for family members to gift a firearm or for the loan of a firearm for hunting, target shooting, or self-defense.
Designation of St. Gaudens as National Historical Park, Nashua River Wild and Scenic River Act, and permanent reauthorization of the Land Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) included in package
(Washington, DC) – Today, the House of Representatives passed S. 47 – the Natural Resources Management Act, which includes legislation championed by Kuster that will protect natural resources and promote tourism in New Hampshire.
(Washington, DC) – Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) voted for HJ Res. 46: Joint Resolution to Terminate POTUS Emergency Declaration. Kuster is an original co-sponsor of the legislation, which would terminate President Trump’s recently declared national emergency at the southern border.