Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster

Representing the 2nd District of New Hampshire
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Apr 26, 2013 Press Release
Reiterates call for long-term, bipartisan solution

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) today issued the following statement following passage of the Reducing Flight Delays Act, legislation that gives the Department of Transportation (DOT) greater budget flexibility in order to avoid damaging furloughs for FAA employees.

Apr 26, 2013 Press Release
Highlights new legislation that would strengthen workforce development, job training
WASHINGTON, D.C. – After introducing the Workforce Development Investment Act to strengthen job training for students in the Granite State, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) this week spoke on the House floor to underscore the importance of training a highly-skilled, 21st century workforce.
Apr 25, 2013 Press Release
Without Congressional action, rates are set to double from 3.4% to 6.8% on July 1st
Reinforcing her commitment to making college more affordable for students and middle class New Hampshire families, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) today announced that she is cosponsoring legislation that would prevent student loan rates from doubling in July and extend the current rate for two years.
Apr 25, 2013 Press Release
Legislation advancing through Senate would impose onerous burdens on small businesses in Granite State
Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) today reiterated her opposition to the Internet sales tax legislation that is advancing through the U.S. Senate this week. In a letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner, Kuster said that the Marketplace Fairness Act would impose overly-burdensome tax collection requirements on New Hampshire’s small businesses.
Apr 25, 2013 Press Release
Common sense legislation would help train highly-skilled, 21st century workforce in the Granite State
To help train a highly-skilled, 21st century workforce in the Granite State, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) today introduced common sense legislation that would provide tax incentives to businesses that partner with community colleges and other educational institutions to strengthen workforce development for students.
Apr 24, 2013 Press Release
Group sends letter to Secretary Kerry requesting clarification on possible pipeline changes
Calling for protection for New Hampshire’s environment and economy, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Congresswoman Carol Shea Porter (NH-1) and Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-2) sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry this week requesting a thorough investigation before allowing implementation of any proposal to allow existing New Hampshire pipelines to reverse their flow and transport oil sands products.
Apr 23, 2013 Press Release
Calls on House leadership to move budget process forward, reach balanced solution focused on growing the economy, creating jobs, and strengthening the middle class
Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) today reiterated her call on House leadership to move the budget process forward by convening a bipartisan budget conference so that Congress can reach a balanced agreement that’s focused on growing the economy, creating jobs, and strengthening the middle class.
Apr 22, 2013 Press Release
Nonprofit housing organization provides services throughout Merrimack County
Congresswoman Annie Kuster and Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter are pleased to announce that CATCH Neighborhood Housing, a nonprofit housing services organization in Merrimack County, has been selected as the recipient of a of $55,000 federal grant from NeighborWorks America.
Apr 22, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement after the apprehension of the second Boston Marathon bombing suspect by law enforcement officials.
Apr 17, 2013 Press Release
Bipartisan letter comes after DoD commits to transfer certified records to VA
Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) this week joined a bipartisan group of lawmakers in urging Department of Defense (DoD) Secretary Chuck Hagel to follow through on a February 2013 plan of action to improve disability benefits claims processing for transitioning service members and veterans.

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