Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster

Representing the 2nd District of New Hampshire
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Aug 4, 2017 Press Release
**Grants support critical economic development projects throughout the Granite State**

(Concord, NH) - Today, New Hampshire’s Congressional Delegation announced that the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) has awarded federal grant funds to 13 development projects throughout the Granite State.  These grants, which total more than $2.2 million, will help to spur economic and community development in the North Country and other rural regions around the state. U.S.

Aug 4, 2017 Press Release

(Manchester, NH) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs, released the following statement after meeting with Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin and the members of New Hampshire’s Congressional delegation. The meeting focused on allegations of quality of care issues at Manchester VA Medical Center that were brought to light b

Aug 3, 2017 Press Release
**Legislation will enhance existing conservation programs administered through the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to support organic agriculture**

(Washington, DC) – This week, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) introduced the Homegrown Organic Act of 2017, a bill that will modify three existing conservation programs to incentivize farmers who wish to transition to organic agriculture.  Organic agriculture is the fastest growing sector of the U.S. food industry, with demand for sales far exceeding the domestic supply.

Aug 3, 2017 Press Release

(Concord, NH) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), the founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, released the following statement on President Trump’s insulting statements about the state of New Hampshire:

Aug 1, 2017 Press Release

(Concord, NH) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), the founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force and a member of House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement on a report issued by the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General that shows veterans that receive healthcare out

Aug 1, 2017 Press Release

(Concord, NH) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), the founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, released the following statement on yesterday’s announcement of an interim report by President Trump’s opioid commission:

Aug 1, 2017 Press Release
**Field hearing will examine issues at Manchester VA Medical Center, challenges to access to care for New Hampshire veterans**

(Concord, NH) –Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), the lead Democrat on the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, announced today that she will convene a field hearing of the Subcommittee in New Hampshire to examine reports of quality of care issues at the Manchester VA Medical Center.

Jul 28, 2017 Press Release
**Section 212 of the Choice reauthorization includes Kuster provision to bolster VA hiring of medical staff**

(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, today voted to pass a bipartisan compromise to reauthorize the Choice Program.

Jul 28, 2017 Press Release
**You can watch Kuster speak on the floor in support of her bill here**

(Washington, DC) – This morning the House of Representatives passed the Grow Our Own Directive: Physician Assistant Employee Education Act (GOOD Act), authored by Congresswoman Annie Kuster (D-NH) and Congressman Jack Bergman (R-MI), which would address the provider shortage at the VA.

Jul 28, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement on the failure of the Republican “skinny repeal” bill in the Senate this morning.

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