Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster

Representing the 2nd District of New Hampshire
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Press Releases

Jun 3, 2013 Press Release
Funds will be used to help prepare for and recover from natural disasters
Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) today announced that the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded a $300,000 grant to support disaster recovery efforts in the North Country.
May 30, 2013 Press Release
Highlights critical role NHSBDC plays in supporting small businesses in the Granite State
To help support the creation and growth of small businesses in the Granite State, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) is urging the House Appropriations Committee to protect funding for the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) program, which provides critical technical assistance to small businesses throughout New Hampshire.
May 29, 2013 Press Release
Public Hearing Would Give New England Farmers Opportunity to Express Concerns, Urge Changes Ahead of Rule Changes
U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) led a bipartisan, bicameral group of New England lawmakers in calling on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to hold a public hearing in New England so that farmers can express concerns on proposed Food Safety Modernization Act rules.
May 29, 2013 Press Release
During roundtable at River Valley Community College, hears directly from students who count on loans
Reinforcing her commitment to making college more affordable for students and middle class New Hampshire families, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) today called on Congress to prevent a doubling of the student loan interest rate during a roundtable with students and staff at River Valley Community College in Claremont.
May 28, 2013 Press Release
Marketplace Fairness Act would impose burdensome tax collection requirements on NH small businesses
Forcing online retailers to collect sales taxes on behalf of over 9,000 taxing jurisdictions nationwide would stifle small businesses across New Hampshire, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) said today during a “Congress at Your Company” visit to in Hudson.
May 23, 2013 Press Release
Common sense SAVE Act targets waste and duplication across the federal government
As part of her commitment to cutting waste and duplication in government, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) today announced that she is cosponsoring common sense, bipartisan legislation that could save up to nearly $200 billion by cutting wasteful spending, eliminating duplication, and increasing efficiency.
May 22, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement today before voting against H.R. 3, the Northern Route Approval Act, which would force approval of the Keystone XL pipeline by removing the requirement of a Presidential Permit and by bypassing important environmental laws, including the Endangered Species Act and the Clean Water Act.
May 22, 2013 Press Release
Urges President to take action to ensure veterans receive timely care
Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) today continued her efforts to support the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) goal of eliminating the benefits claims backlog by 2015.
May 22, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) today released the following statement after the U.S. Air Force announced its plans to base the new KC-46A tanker at Pease Air National Guard Base.
May 21, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) today reiterated her opposition to the Internet sales tax legislation that recently passed the Senate and is now awaiting action in the House. During a speech on the House floor, Kuster said that the so-called Marketplace Fairness Act would impose overly-burdensome tax collection requirements on New Hampshire’s small businesses that are driving growth and innovation in our economy.