Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster

Representing the 2nd District of New Hampshire
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Dec 12, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement today after voting for a bipartisan budget agreement that would reverse some of the indiscriminate budget cuts that have hurt families and small businesses while helping prevent another costly government shutdown. The agreement passed the House by a vote of 332 to 94.
Dec 12, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement today after it was announced that Minuteman Health Inc. of Massachusetts will offer health care plans through the New Hampshire Affordable Care Act Marketplace beginning in 2015.
Dec 11, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) today announced that she has launched a “Holiday Cards for Heroes” drive at schools in the Second District to help honor New Hampshire’s veterans this holiday season. Elementary students at participating schools in Nashua and Concord – as well as other interested schools throughout the second district – will make holiday cards for Granite State veterans to thank them for their service to our country.
Dec 9, 2013 Press Release
As the cold winter months get underway in New Hampshire and across the country, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) today derided cuts to the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) that have resulted from across-the-board budget cuts known as sequestration. During a visit to Southern New Hampshire Services (SNHS) in Nashua, Kuster underscored the harmful impacts of cutting LIHEAP for New Hampshire families and called on Congress to replace the sequester with a more responsible budget that restores vital funding for heating assistance.
Dec 6, 2013 Press Release
This week, Congresswoman Kuster hosted an Exporter Forum at Nashua Community College that brought together local business leaders and federal officials for a discussion about strategies for boosting international sales. The event, which was held in conjunction with the Export-Import Bank of the United States, helped provide local business owners with the tools and resources they need to boost their exports, access working capital, leverage government resources, and find new markets and customers around the globe.
Dec 6, 2013 Press Release
As part of her commitment to helping create jobs and opportunity for the middle class, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) today convened a group of local business leaders, state officials, and representatives from the Export-Import Bank of the United States to discuss strategies for boosting international sales during an Exporter Forum at Nashua Community College. The session helped local business owners learn about ways to boost their exports, access working capital, leverage government resources, and find new markets and customers around the globe.
Dec 5, 2013 Press Release
“Today, the world has lost one of its most inspiring champions for freedom, equality, and peace. Nelson Mandela’s life is a story of courage in the face of adversity; forgiveness in the face of injustice; and reconciliation in the face of oppression. His commitment to the causes of freedom and non-violence helped free a nation and inspire the world. And while he is no longer with us, Nelson Mandela’s legacy will forever inspire us to work toward a better and brighter future.”
Dec 5, 2013 Press Release
This week, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) partnered with Congressman Jared Polis (CO-02) and Congressman Ben Ray Luján (NM-03) to introduce legislation to establish a national Renewable Electricity Standard (RES) that would help create good jobs, cut pollution, and save consumers money. Their bill, the Renewable Electricity Standard Act of 2013, would require utility companies to produce at least 25 percent of their power from renewable energy sources like wind, solar, and biomass by 2025, helping spur growth in our country’s renewable energy sector.
Dec 3, 2013 Press Release
To help make it easier for Granite State companies to create good, middle class jobs, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) today introduced common sense legislation to streamline federal services for businesses that are looking to grow, boost exports, and access capital. Kuster’s bill, the Executive Agency Simplification and Efficiencies (EASE) Act, would help consolidate duplicative agencies and redundant programs to improve services for businesses and simplify the maze of departments many companies confront when seeking federal assistance.
Dec 3, 2013 Press Release
With critical unemployment insurance for the long-term unemployed set to expire just days after Christmas, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) today called on Speaker Boehner to allow a vote on legislation to renew the federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation program for another year. In a letter to Speaker Boehner, Kuster said that an extension of unemployment insurance benefits will provide a vital lifeline to Granite Staters and other Americans who are still struggling to find work as the economy continues to recover from the worst recession since the Great Depression.

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