**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.
(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.
Washington, DC – Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Lori Trahan (MA-03) today applauded House passage of the Natural Resources Management Act, which contained language to designate portions of the Nashua, Squannacook, and Nissitissit Rivers in Massachusetts and New Hampshire as scenic rivers under the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.
**As a member of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, Kuster will play a central role in crafting healthcare policy in the 116th Congress**
(Nashua, NH), Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the Subcommittee on Health, kicked off her hospital listening tour at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center in Nashua.
(Concord, NH) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement on the Trump Administration’s rule to impose a domestic gag rule on the Title X family planning program, restricting women’s access to comprehensive healthcare services.