(Washington, DC) – Today, Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), along with Representatives Ryan Costello (R-PA), Ann McLane Kuster (D-NH), and Bruce Poliquin (R-ME) introduced bipartisan, comprehensive legislation to prevent and respond to sexual harassment in Congress.
**Amendment would require Department of Defense to study opioid prescribing practices**
(Washington, DC) – Today the House passed the Conference Report for the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which included an amendment authored by Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) that will direct the Department of Defense (DoD) to study the opioid prescribing practices and training of DoD physicians.
**Kuster shared her experiences with sexual assault on the House floor last year**
(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), the co-founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence, released the following statement on the decision by Speaker Ryan to mandate anti-harassment training for all Congressional staffers and Members of
(Concord, NH)- Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement ahead of Veterans Day tomorrow:
**You can watch Kuster’s remarks in Committee here**
**Bills would expand access to mental health services for veterans with a less than honorable discharge, improve communications between VA and veterans, expand access to telehealth services**
(Washington, DC) – Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs and the lead Democrat on the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, applauded House passage of several pieces of legislation aimed at improving services for veterans.
**The discussion can be watched in its entirety here**
*Delegation wrote to Manchester VAMC Acting Director Alfred Montoya Earlier this Month to Request that Improvements be made**
(Washington, DC) - Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), a Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, U.S.
(Washington, DC) –Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (D-NH), the founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, released the following statement on the White House Opioid Commission’s final findings:
**Bill would address issues that have led to states hardest hit by the opioid epidemic not receiving adequate funding**
**Introduction follows announcement by HHS, SAMHSA that it would not change its funding formula for FY 2018**