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Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster

Representing the 2nd District of New Hampshire

Press Releases

Feb 12, 2014 Press Release
Jobs fair to feature financial, medical, manufacturing employers from across the Granite State


Feb 12, 2014 Press Release
Also Calls on Congress to Raise the National Minimum Wage for All

Washington, D.C. –Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) applauded President Obama for today signing an executive order to raise the minimum wage for federal contract workers. The order, which will go into effect beginning on January 1, 2015, will raise the minimum raise for federal contractors to $10.10 an hour.

Feb 11, 2014 Press Release
Congresswoman Kuster delivered UPS packages alongside delivery driver Kathy Kamer to highlight the great work being done by Nashua UPS workers

NASHUA, N.H. – Yesterday morning, Congresswoman Annie Kuster took a tour of the Nashua UPS facility and recognized long-time UPS delivery workers for their exemplary history of service and safe driving records. After the tour, the Congresswoman joined UPS driver Kathy Kamer on her delivery route, and helped deliver packages to Nashua residents.

Feb 10, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Congresswoman Annie Kuster today released the following statement regarding the explosions that took place at New Hampshire Ball Bearings in Peterborough earlier today:

Feb 7, 2014 Press Release
One Republican Senate vote stands in the way of passing a UI extension for the 1.6 million Americans – and 1,600 Granite Staters – who were cut off from vital unemployment insurance just days after Christmas

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Annie Kuster today criticized Senate Republicans for blocking a vote yesterday on the extension of emergency unemployment insurance benefits, which would provide a vital lifeline to the more than 1,600 Granite Staters who were cut off from receiving benefits when the program expired in late December of last year.

Feb 4, 2014 Press Release
In a letter signed by 41 Representatives of nine northeast states, Kuster and Tsongas call on EPA Administrators to use the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) as a guide for developing strong pollution standards for the nation’s existing power plants

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Continuing their efforts to combat climate change, Congresswomen Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Niki Tsongas (MA-03) led a group of northeast lawmakers calling on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to look to the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) as a model for their efforts to curb carbon pollution across the country.

Feb 3, 2014 Press Release
Former Olympians, representatives from U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association on hand to celebrate American teams

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – To mark the start of the 2014 Winter Olympics, U.S. Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Cynthia Lummis (Wyoming-At Large) today joined with other members of the Congressional Ski and Snowboard Caucus to host a Send-off to Sochi event to celebrate the U.S. ski and snowboard teams as they prepare for competition in Sochi, Russia.

Jan 30, 2014 Press Release
Advanced Manufacturing Partnership workshop would highlight New Hampshire’s manufacturers, educational institutions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Continuing her efforts to foster innovation and grow New Hampshire’s manufacturing sector, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) this week urged President Obama to bring the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership 2.0 program to the Granite State.

Jan 29, 2014 Press Release
Legislation would deny tax credits to women, small businesses using private funds to purchase health coverage

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